Each year the National Adult Day Services Association recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for the work they do on behalf of participants and families. Congratulations to the 2011 National Adult Day Services Award Winners who were recognized on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the National Adult Day Services Conference in Milwaukee, WI.

Direct Care Staff Awards

  • Carolyn A. Swilley, Hillsborough County Division of Aging, Tampa, FL
  • Marolyn Clauss, SarahCare, Canton, OH

 Administrator Award

  • Lesley Bess, Active Day, Inc, Myrtle Beach, SC


Media Award

  • Amanda H. Justus, Hickory, NC


Ruth Von Behren Award

  •  Beth Meyer-Arnold, Luther Manor, Wauwatosa, WI


 Senator John Heinz Memorial Award

  • Jimmie Lee, Elizabethtown, KY
  • Coretta Bedsole,  SC Adult Day Services Association


Outstanding Adult Day Center Awards

  • Family Alliance, Inc., Woodstock, IL
  • Martin Luther Campus Adult Day Programs, Bloomington, MN


Adult Day Services Innovator Award

  • Dave Shull, KareWare, West Chester PA


Volunteer Award

  • Lisa Waldron, Senior Adult Day Program at James L. West, Fort Worth, TX