This award honors an individual or organization responsible for a print or electronic media product of a distinguished nature that advances the goals of NADSA and is deserving of national recognition.
Joy’s House: Annual Report and Calendar, Indianapolis, Indiana
NADSA is proud to present the 2013 Media Award to Joy’s House in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Joy’s House produces an 18-month calendar, representing participants and staff doing their daily activities, or just enjoying one another’s company. The colorful calendar and Annual Report provides supporters and others a glimpse into the lives of families touched by the caring and professional service of their staff and trained volunteers. The calendar uniquely exposes the profound impact of adult day services on restoring a sense of hope, safety, peace and rest to families.
As a marketing tool it captures the essence of what caregivers need for assurance that their loved one will be well taken care of and loved while away from home. It is a relief and necessity to many to know Adult Day Services provide support, encouragement, healthy activities and meals for each participant. Joy’s House calendar is proudly displayed in caregivers’ homes and throughout the community as it is given to supporters who can attest to the vital need of adult day centers like Joy’s House and the person-centered care their clients receive.