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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-InWrite-On

CAADS SPRING CONFERENCE: APR 29 - MAY 1 | Berkeley
Advancing Excellence Together

Brochure | Registration Form: Fill-in : Write-on | CE Order Form: Fill-in : Write-on
Invitation to Exhibit, Exhibitor Contract and Sponsoship Opportunities

HISTORY & PHYSICAL FORM — A CDA-Approved Standardized Tool
Frequently Asked Questions | 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

2019 CAADS Spring Conference Brochure Cover

APR 29 - MAY 1

DoubleTree Berkeley Marina

Berkeley



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!


CAADS

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



CAADS - A.L.E.

ALE logoThe 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
Oakland

Lydia Missaelides, MHA (NADSA Treasurer)
Executive Director, CAADS
Sacramento

Amanda Sillars, MSW, LCSW
CEO, Total ADHC Solutions, Inc.
Thousand Oaks




CARING FOR A VETERAN?

For help, call the VA Caregiver Support Line (toll-free):

1-855-260-3274

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:

1-800-822-6222

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
or
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

855-613-7080



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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
E: caads@caads.org


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VIDEOS / PODCASTS

Human Kindness--it just flows around here
[Download Real Player]

Click to view the clip from CAADS 25th anniversary video
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
Marketplace.org
Danielle Prieur
Listen To The Story


Seniors and Children Find Inspiration Together at a Day Care With a Heartwarming New Approach
FEB 2, 2018
Time Magazine
Megan McCluskey
Featuring ONEgeneration


What is an Adult Day Health Care Center? One of San Diego's Best Kept Secrets...
APR 18, 2017
SmarterSanDiego
Featuring Kathryn Holt, Owner, Poway Adult Day Health Care Center, and her mother Lois Knowlton, the Center's Administrator

MORE Videos / Podcasts

 

HIGHLIGHTED
MEDIA COVERAGE

A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?
Time
Jay Newton-Small
FEB 15, 2019


Gavin Newsom Calls For ‘Master Plan On Aging’ In California
Capital Public Radio
Chris Nichols
FEB 15, 2019

 

RECENT
MEDIA COVERAGE

"Taking Mom to the Club": Introducing Adult Memory Care Day Programs
APR 4, 2019
Aging Well
Liisa Ogburn
KEY WORDS:
adult care | adult day programs | lmemory issues


Bill seeks support for Alzheimer's patients under 60
APR 2, 2019
KSN.com
Morgan Wright
KEY WORDS:
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
Jon Hamilton
KEY WORDS:
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
Lompoc Record
Raxi Syed
KEY WORDS:
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
Fierce Healthcare
Paige Minemyer
KEY WORDS:
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





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CAADS STAFF



Photo of Lydia Missaelides

Lydia Missaelides, MHA
Executive Director




Christin Hemann

Christin Hemann
Associate Director




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Kathryn Atkinson
Membership & Communications Director




Pam Amundsen

Pam Amundsen
Education & Events Manager




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Coni Segretto-Ricci
Office Assistant




(not pictured)

Phyliss Regino
Office Assistant





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