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NOW AVAILABLE! Webinar recording/handouts for Operationalizing the CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC): A Focused Tour of Key Changes
CAADS Member: No Charge - On Members Only; use Quick Link to Event Handouts |
Non-member: $199 Order Form: Fill-In • Write-On
Adult Day Health Care: An Unbelievable Cost Containment Resource that Is Underfunded and Underutilized
For those who think Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) is just day care…think again! Read Russell D. Foster's article in MAZARS USA HEALTHCARE TRENDS,Sept 2017.
The Effect of Adult Day Program Attendance on Emergency Room Registrations, Hospital Admission and Days in Hospital: A Propensity-Matching Study
Research by Ronald Kelly, PhD finds a decreased reliance on costly health care services by seniors who attend adult day programs. Abstract and Full Article | JUN 2017 | The Gerontologist, Volume 57, Issue 3, Pgs 552–562.
What's New . . . APRIL 22, 2019
CA Dept of Public Health Issues AFL 19-17: Recommendations for Measles Case Identification, Measles Infection Control, and Measles Case and Contact Investigations
APR 18, 2019 | California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
All Facilities Letter 19-17: Recommendations for Measles Case Identification, Measles Infection Control, and Measles Case and Contact Investigations (PDF) is available for distributing. Please note this information pertains to Adult Day Programs (ADP's), Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers, and Adult Day Vendorized Programs (ADVPs).
You may also view other AFLs at the All Facilities Letters webpage.
Cal Duals Coordinated Care Initiative
Monthly Update: March 2019
MAR 20, 2019 | Cal Duals
The Cal Duals Coordinated Care Initiative Monthly Update: March 2019 is now available.
REGISTER TODAY! Early Rate Ends April 5
CAADS Spring Conference: Advancing Excellence Together
APR 29 - MAY 1
DoubleTree Berkeley Marina
Brochure | Registration Form: Fill-in : Write-on | CE Order Form: Fill-in : Write-on
Invitation to Exhibit | Exhibit Contract | Sponsorship Opportunities
Register by April 19, to get the Conference Regular Rates. Book your room at the DoubleTree Berkeley Marina.
This three-day conference is an information-filled opportunity to pursue cutting edge learning and sharing among Adult Day Services colleagues, managed care partners, California state regulators and others who make our work possible. The Conference schedule provides ample networking opportunities including time to meet with the exhibitors.
Your Donations Help!
Three (3) great opportunities to further support Adult Day Services:
- CAADS | State Advocacy Fund
- CAADS | New Improved Website Fund
- ALE | Nina M. Nolcox Scholarship Fund
Learn more and DONATE today -- thank you!
California Association for Adult Day Services, a 501 (c) 6 non-profit grassroots-driven organization, advocates for the growth and development of adult day services in California and nationally. Centers in membership with CAADS provide innovative day programs that support individuals with physical or mental disabilities and older adults with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
Learn more about CAADS
The Alliance for Leadership and Education (A.L.E.) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit arm of CAADS. Its mission is to advance innovation and quality in Adult Day Service through research and analysis, education and training, and leadership for the benefit of consumers and their caregivers.
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NATIONAL ADULT DAY SERVICES ASSOCIATION (NADSA)
CAADS is a proud member of the National Adult Day Services Association.
California representatives currently serving on the NADSA Board of Directors:
Corinne Jan, RN, PHN (NADSA Chair)
CEO, Family Bridges / Hong Fook Centers
Lydia Missaelides, MHA (NADSA Treasurer)
Executive Director, CAADS
Amanda Sillars, MSW, LCSW
CEO, Total ADHC Solutions, Inc.
CARING FOR A VETERAN?
For help, call the VA Caregiver Support Line (toll-free):
Mon - Fri 8 AM - 11 PM (EST) || Sat 10:30 AM - 6 PM (EST)
TO REPORT FRAUD AND ABUSE
Call DHCS Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline:
The call is free and you can remain anonymous.
TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A HEALTH CARE FACILITY LICENSED BY THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Use the California Department of Public Health's Cal Health Find website
call, write, fax the Center for Health Care Quality,
Licensing and Certification District Office nearest you.
FREE FRAUD PREVENTION EDUCATION
The California Senior Medicare Patrol offers free fraud prevention education throughout the state.
To schedule a presentation, call 855-613-7080
See the SMP/Medicare fraud section at www.cahealthadvocates.org, for more information on ways to protect yourself from healthcare fraud and how to detect it.
If you come across any suspicious activity,
PLEASE REPORT IT AT
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California Association for Adult Day Services
1107 9th Street, Suite 701 || Sacramento, CA 95814–3610
T: (916) 552-7400 || F: (866) 725-3123
CAADS Stands With Seniors
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VIDEOS / PODCASTS
Human Kindness--it just flows around here
[Download Real Player]
Honoring Adult Day Services pioneers and those they serve.
Could adult daycare centers be one solution to providing lower cost care for Alzheimer's patients?
DEC 14, 2018
Listen To The Story
Seniors and Children Find Inspiration Together at a Day Care With a Heartwarming New Approach
FEB 2, 2018
What is an Adult Day Health Care Center? One of San Diego's Best Kept Secrets...
APR 18, 2017
Featuring Kathryn Holt, Owner, Poway Adult Day Health Care Center, and her mother Lois Knowlton, the Center's Administrator
MORE Videos / Podcasts
A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?
FEB 15, 2019
Gavin Newsom Calls For ‘Master Plan On Aging’ In California
Capital Public Radio
FEB 15, 2019
"Taking Mom to the Club": Introducing Adult Memory Care Day Programs
APR 4, 2019
adult care | adult day programs | lmemory issues
Bill seeks support for Alzheimer's patients under 60
APR 2, 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) | Alzheimer's disease | Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Act | Senate Special Committee on Aging | public health crisis
Is It Alzheimer's Or Another Dementia? The Right Answer Matters
MAR 18, 2019
National Public Radio
Heard on Morning Edition
older people with dementia | Alzheimer's disease | Parkinson's disease | cognitive function | non-Alzheimer's dementias | aging brains | Alzheimer's Association | Vascular disease | Lewy body dementia | Frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Santa Maria Wisdom Center celebrates opening of expanded facility
FEB 28, 2019
Santa Maria Wisdom Center | adult day care | elderly adults | Seniors with cognitive and physical disabilities | on-site nursing care | Alzheimer's program
What is ‘Medicare for all’? A look at 4 of the different possibilities
FEB 28, 2019
Medicare for all | single-payer structure | Medicare | Medicaid | Affordable Care Act | long-term care | patient care | provider payments | Medicare 50 plan | Medicare-lite | Medicare Advantage plan
MORE Media Coverage
Lydia Missaelides, MHA
Membership & Communications Director
Education & Events Manager