This page is dedicated to providing NADSA Members with critical updates on a wide range of topics. Please check it periodically for new information.
- BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence on Dementia Caregiving Launches Website: The BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence (PHCOE) on Dementia Caregiving recently launched its website that contains a variety of support tools and links for those who are caring for someone with dementia. PHCOE’s mission is to assist state, tribal and local public health agencies nationwide in developing their dementia caregiving-focused programs and initiatives. For additional information, please click on the following link: BOLD Caregiving.
- ADvancing States Compendium of State Spending Plans: On Friday, July 16th, ADvancing States and our partners at the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services published a document that contains links to all of the publicly-available ARPA HCBS Spending plans. The document will be updated as additional plans become publicly available. Please click on the following link to access the compendium: State Spending Plans.
- CDC Updates ADS Center Guidance: The CDC has updated its guidance for Adult Day Services centers. New in this updated guidance: Added section on promoting vaccination; Added guidance for ADSCs where everyone is fully vaccinated; Updated guidance for ADSCs where not everyone is fully vaccinated; and, Updated guidance on indoor and outdoor mask usage. Please click on the following link to view the updated guidance: ADS Center COVID-19 Guidance. Please contact Carolyn Bridges firstname.lastname@example.org for vaccine-related questions or Lisa McGuire email@example.com for other infection-prevention guidance questions for ADSC settings.