Our next membership meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 27 at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing. Do not miss this chance to network with others. We will have an interesting educational session after a brief business meeting. Email Carrie for more information.
We are in the middle of membership renewals. Renew online by clicking on the tab to your left titled "Become a Member or Renew Membership."
How to Start an Adult Day Center
Are you thinking about starting an adult day center?
Join us on Thursday, April 13 for an all-day training session to explore the pitfalls and perks of opening and operating an adult day center in Michigan. This is the best, most efficient way to get a realistic look at what it takes to operate a successful program. This session (usually held only once each year) is taught by professionals who are currently working in this field.
For more information and to register for this course, click the button below.
MADSA Funding Training Videos
MADSA hosted a fantastic full-day training focused entirely on various funding source options for Adult Day Centers. A total of seven guest speakers presented extremely useful and beneficial information for centers looking to diversify their funding streams to generate additional revenue and/or supplement the cost of care for their participants.
MADSA is happy to announce that each presenter was videotaped and we are now able to provide this training to you! The cost to view the presentations is $25 for members and $75 for non-members. Most videos also come with the speaker's PowerPoint presentation in PDF format. Click here to view a description of the training.
You can view the presentations now! For more information, follow the appropriate link below:
MADSA Member Agency Fact Sheet
If you haven't completed the MADSA Member fact survey, please to so by clicking here: MADSA Member Agency Fact Sheet. This survey will allow us to establish a demographic database on our membership that will be helpful in fielding inquiries about available adult day services in Michigan along with promoting our services with legislators and funding agencies.
What is MADSA?
The Michigan Adult Day Services Association (MADSA) is a coalition of Adult Day Service providers throughout the state of Michigan. MADSA’s mission is to promote and support the growth and development of high quality Adult Day Services. MADSA offers a resource for service providers in addition to educators, researchers, advocates, volunteers and others who are involved in this field.
What Are Adult Day Centers?
Adult Day Centers are an invaluable resource for individuals and families dealing with dementia and other chronic health care concerns by offering health care services along with therapeutic recreational and social events on a daily basis. Adults of all ages in need of functional support attend Adult Day Centers to spend their days in a safe place while remaining at home in the evenings. Adult Day Centers provide needed comfort for participants and respite for family members and caregivers. Adult Day Centers provide safe, quality care for frail and vulnerable adults.
History of MADSA
The Michigan Adult Day Services Association is a voluntary, membership organization of those providing, interested in providing, or supporting adult day services in Michigan. MADSA was established in 1978, by a small group of adult day center directors interested in networking, advocacy, marketing, sharing resources, and providing quality services while meeting established standards of care. MADSA partners with the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging and local area agencies on aging to promote and ensure quality of adult day services throughout the state of Michigan