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Virtual Advocacy: A Cost-Effective Way to Move Public Policy
3:00 pm EST/ 2:00 pm CST/ 1:00 pm MST/12:00 pm PST
Monday,  April 23, 2018
NADSA Members:
Non-members: Complimentary

Although specifically designed for those who will participate in NADSA’s 2018 Virtual Public Policy Day in May, all participants will learn the basics of how to be an effective public policy advocate without having to leave their home or office. Join us to learn firsthand from retired Senator Roy Afflerbach techniques and messaging we will deliver to Congress on May 30th through telecommunications and social media.

About the Speaker: Roy Afflerbach is a retired Pennsylvania State Senator and CEO of The Afflerbach Group, LLC. He has five decades of public policy experience and dozens of public service awards. He serves as NADSA’s public policy advisor and represents NADSA on the national Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.

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Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations
3:00 pm EST/ 2:00 pm CST/ 1:00 pm MST/12:00 pm PST
Tuesday,  May 22, 2018
NADSA Members: $25
Non-members: $49

The Alzheimer’s Association convened leading experts in dementia care to develop the 2018 Dementia Care Practice Recommendations—peer-reviewed, evidence-based recommendations in nine topic areas, with person-centered care as the foundation. The recommendations were published as a supplement to the February 2018 issue of The Gerontologist.
About the Speaker:  Sam Fazio, PhD, Director of Quality Care and Psychosocial Research,  Alzheimer’s Association
Sam Fazio, Ph.D., is Director of Quality Care and Psychosocial Research at the Alzheimer’s Association. Dr. Fazio has worked for the national headquarters of the Alzheimer’s Association since 1994 in a variety of areas, including Education and Training, Program Services and Medical and Scientific Relations. He currently works in the Program Services area where he oversees quality care standards and social/behavioral research initiatives. Dr. Fazio received his doctorate in developmental psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Prior to working for the Alzheimer’s Association, Dr. Fazio worked for Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center at the Alzheimer’s Family Care Center, an adult day center specifically designed for people with dementia. He has worked in the field of aging since 1987 and has a broad range of experience, including research, leadership and management, working with older adults and families, and direct care. Dr. Fazio has presented both nationally and internationally as well as published many journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Fazio is the author of The Enduring Self in People with Alzheimer’s: Getting to the Heart of Individualized Care and the co-author of the book Rethinking Alzheimer’s Care.

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From Regulations to Application, Strategies for a Successful Adult Day Program Start
3:00 pm EST/ 2:00 pm CST/ 1:00 pm MST/12:00 pm PST
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
NADSA Members:  $99
Non-members:  $149

Interested in opening an ADS center, but don’t know where to start, stumped at the application process wondering if your center will be a success and how it could be funded?  This is the place to start.  In this session, we will discuss the importance of demographics and how to check these, as well as the type of client you choose to serve, based on demographics and community need. We will discuss who to contact to complete the application, the difference between licensing and certification, and which one(s) you may need to build the center of your dreams.  We will discuss a basic day at an Adult Day Center, both a health and a social model. We will discuss regulations, where to find them and how to ensure your center is compliant from the very start.  We’ll discuss marketing opportunities and the need to diversify your funding sources.  There will be a question and answer period provided.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will understand the difference between licensure and certification and where to check to see if their state and program requires one, both or neither.
  2. Attendees will understand how to check area demographics and will be introduced to the Weiler Model to determine how many in that demographic are likely to choose ADS.
  3. Attendees will understand the options for ADS funding that would be anticipated during the formation and licensing/certification of the entity.
  4. Attendees will learn the importance of understanding their state and federal regulations that pertain to them, and how to find them.
  5. Attendees will learn about the application process required for most states to open a center.

About the SpeakerAmanda Graham Sillars, MSW, LCSW has over twenty-five years’ experience in the geriatric medical field and has worked exclusively for the last twenty years in Adult Day Services as an advocate, consultant and writer. Her books and consulting services have helped over 500 centers, nationally and internationally open and run more efficiently and successfully.  She is the founder of the largest Adult Day Services consulting firm and product line company in the country, Total ADHC Solutions. She is passionate about Adult Day Services and the benefits it provides to those it serves, as well as the center owners and the community in which it exists.



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