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Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 09/17/2020

Adult Day Services in COVID-19 and Beyond

A panel explores the challenges, opportunities and future of Adult Day Services.

Mark Bumgarner, M.S., B.A., Q.P. , National Adult Day Services Association NADSA Board Member
Anita Irvin - Insight Memory Care
Lauretta Byers M.Ed, CDP, CADDCT - Keswick Adult Day Services/Maryland Association of Adult Day Centers (MAADS) Board Member
Rosita Wong - CEO | HealthJay Inc. 

Chat Transcript

12:04:52     From  Tiffany OScar : Hi! Tiffany Oscar- Program Manager at The Washington Home toscar@thewashingtonhome.org

12:05:17     From  Patrice Brooks   to   All panelists : Hello everyone! I am Patrice Brooks from Calvert County Department of Social Services and I am an Adult Protective Services Investigator.

12:05:20     From  Maria Darby   to   All panelists : Hi All!  It's Maria Darby from Keswick.

12:05:32     From  Dennis Jones   to   All panelists : Dennis Jones, DRJones & Associates. 703.220.2682. All things health care & Medicare Related/ Medicare broker, consultant. Serving the DMV, NY, NC, SC, MI, IN, IL, TX, CO, WV

12:05:34     From  Bettie Samuel   to   All panelists : Greetings Everyone !  Bettie Samuel-Patient Advocate with Capital Caring Health ...providers of Hospice, Palliative Care and Primary Care at Home services.

12:05:53     From  Monica Brunson : Good Afternoon. I am Monica Brunson. Owner of Brunson Healthcare Consultants Group. Specializing in assisted living placement and seniorcare consulting. www.brunsonhealthcareconsultants.com 410-935-0232

12:06:53     From  Queenie Kemmerer : Hello Everyone, Queenie Kemmerer, Owner/Founder Home Marketing Services for Seniors www.hmss-usa.com  703-476-2260

12:07:06     From  Mark Asch : Hello All...I hope you are having a great week...this is Mark Asch with Right At Home, a licensed home care agency providing non-medical home care in Montgomery County, Prince George's County , and parts of Baltimore City and County ....mark@rightathomemd.net    410-292-2405 Direct ... additionally, I helped open 4 adult day care centers in Maryland

12:07:09     From  Spencer Garrett : Good Afternoon! Spencer Garrett with CMAG Health Solutions Wellness Technology division. We utilize smart home, PERS, video and alarm system technologies in order to provide greater safety and independence for seniors who are aging in place, as well as providing critical notifications to family members and other caregivers when important events occur in the home. www.cmaghealth.com, Spencer@cmaghealth.com, 410-517-2624

12:08:30     From  Jennifer Brown   to   All panelists : Hi, Jennifer Brown - Community Relations Manager - Seabury Resources for Aging - jmbrown@seaburyresources.org

12:09:04     From  Mary Chaput : Mary Chaput, Anne Arundel Co. Dept. of Aging & Disabilities; agchap01@aacounty.org

12:09:06     From  Carrie Brill   to   All panelists : Good Afternoon All! Carrie Brill with Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging - VA

12:10:15     From  jackie McCord : Hello Everyone

12:10:47     From  jackie McCord : Jackie McCord

12:11:09     From  Taliah Benning   to   All panelists : hello everyone

12:11:16     From  Tiffani Brooks : Tiffani Brooks, PG County, MD Ombudsman Volunteer

12:11:24     From  Pamela Silberman-Mills : Hi all.. Pamela Mills here with Enriching Connections an all inclusive, concierge style, care organization service exclusively for people living with dementia, either at home or in community.   enrichingconnections1@gmail.com or 443-616-7300   www.enrichingconnections.org

12:12:28     From  Pamela Silberman-Mills : My e-brochure  https://www.flipsnack.com/enrichingconnections/enriching-connections-brochure.html

12:13:29     From  MARLA LINKER   to   All panelists : Good Afternoon, Marla Linker LCSW-C with LifeBridge Health Adult Day Services

12:13:35     From  Sylvia Taylor : Sylvia Taylor, Mitchellville, MD

12:13:41     From  Lisa Bates   to   All panelists : Hello everyone-Lisa Bates, CMO with Williamsburg Landing-we have the area's first Adult Day Center of it's kind-Debbie Whybra is our Director who is welcoming new participants today so I am taking notes!

12:14:29     From  Pamela Silberman-Mills : Join in for my next Alzheimer's disease and Dementia Care training class on September 26th and 27th, 3pm to 9pm on Zoom.  Class leads towards application as a Certified Dementia Practitioner at a $225 savings!https://www.eventbrite.com/e/120538819855

12:14:51     From  Sammy Fahimi   to   All panelists : Sammy Fahimi at Great Falls Assisted Living. Full memory care community in Herndon, VA. phone: 571-251-8921.  email: sfahimi@greatfallsassistedliving.com

12:16:32     From  steve gurney   to   Sammy Fahimi and all panelists : SAMMY  MAKE SURE YOU REPOST AND SELECT ALL PANELISTS AND ATTENDEES

12:16:46     From  Christina Taranto : Hello! I am Christina Taranto with Home Instead Senior Care. I am the community outreach coordinator. We are in Howard, Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties. Christina.Taranto@homeinstead.com

12:16:49     From  steve gurney   to   Lisa Bates and all panelists : LISA MAKE SURE YOU REPOST AND SELECT ALL PANELISTS AND ATTENDEES

12:17:18     From  steve gurney   to   MARLA LINKER and all panelists : MARLA MAKE SURE YOU REPOST AND SELECT ALL PANELISTS AND ATTENDEES

12:19:30     From  Sammy Fahimi : Sammy Fahimi at Great Falls Assisted Living. Full memory care community in Herndon, VA. phone: 571-251-8921.  email: sfahimi@greatfallsassistedliving.com

12:21:23     From  Cindy Kardeman   to   All panelists : hi I am Cindy Kardeman from Dave Reynolds and Associates, LLC, personal fitness specialists. Before covid, we had trainers going into many facilities to conduct fitness, yoga, tai chi classes, but now, those places are closed. One resource we have are 2 exercise dvd's which can be found on our website so at least that can help with providing exercise programs. www.draFitness com or call me at 301-439-3274 for info. thanks!

12:21:35     From  Casandra Key   to   All panelists : Casandra Key from SSA/Office of Adult Services. Program Specialist for Project Home. Cassandra.key@maryland.gov

12:21:46     From  ann johnson   to   All panelists : can you give the website again please

12:22:38     From  Noel White   to   All panelists : At The Option Group our certified Care Managers provide holistic, personal planning to ensure seniors can navigate longevity, whether they live at home or in a facility.  We have expanded our services to Southern PA.  Please call 410-667- 0266, or visit the website at www.theoptiogroup.net.  Thank you. Noel White.

12:22:43     From  Jaimee Conner : Hello,

12:22:50     From  Mark Bumgarner, M.S., B.A., Q.P.   to   All panelists : www.nadsa.org.  On this site, there is a link to our conference information and for registration.  Hope to see you all virtually this year!

12:23:37     From  Monica Brunson   to   All panelists : Do you anticipate Day Programs opening in Maryland anytime soon this year?

12:24:06     From  Terry Gross : Good afternoon everyone! This is Terry Gross, Memory care Advisor at Arden Courts of Annandale. Memory care is what we do and all we do. If you or anyone you know has a need for dementia care, I can be reached at terry.gross@hcr-manorcare.com or (703) 256-0882. Look forward to hearing from you and seeing how we can help.

12:24:44     From  MARLA LINKER : Hello, Marla Linker, LCSW-C with LifeBridge Health Adult Day Services

12:25:49     From  Jaimee Conner : Hello everyone! Loudoun County Adult Day Centers www.loudoun.gov/adultday

12:25:59     From  Cindy Kardeman   to   All panelists : Cindy, again. We are doing some virtual fitness classes, but the problem is that many older adults do not have access to zoom/internet...so many of them are just not able to do it this way.

12:26:08     From  Steve Lorberbaum : Hello All

12:27:18     From  Virginia Davies   to   All panelists : Hello everyone.  Virginia Davies here Loudoun County Adult Day/ Loudoun Area Agency on Aging.

12:27:23     From  Lisa Bates   to   All panelists : what was the fee for virtual visits?

12:27:46     From  Steve Lorberbaum : Steve Lorberbaum Assisting Hands Home Care serving Montgomery county MD and Fairfax Co VA.  We are a private duty company working with families to help keep their loved ones safe and engaged.  301.363.2580 slorberbaum@assistinghands.com

12:33:27     From  AnnMarie Riehl : Ann Marie Riehl, Baltimore Co Dept of Aging, Caregivers Office; ariehl@baltimorecountymd.gov.  Providing education, support and resources for family caregivers including the evidence-based Dealing With Dementia Workshop.

12:33:50     From  Mark Bumgarner, M.S., B.A., Q.P.   to   All panelists : Medicare Advantage programs were authorized this year (2020) to cover Adult Day, and many advantage policies do now cover ADS.  We hope to see Medicare follow suite - NADSA is working closely with legislators to advocate for this!

12:35:26     From  Susan Lilly   to   All panelists : Lauretta, when referring to Medicaid payment for adult day care are you referring to the Medicaid Waiver program that has a 7 or 8 year waiting list? Susan Lilly

12:35:30     From  Mark Bumgarner, M.S., B.A., Q.P. : Medicare Advantage programs were authorized this year (2020) to cover Adult Day, and many advantage policies do now cover ADS.  We hope to see Medicare follow suite - NADSA is working closely with legislators to advocate for this!

12:38:07     From  Lauretta Byers M.Ed, CDP, CADDCT   to   Susan Lilly and all panelists : Hi Susan.  Yes, I am referring to that however, if the person has Medicaid, he or she can call AERS for an evaluation.  There are multiple waivers under Medicaid that will cover services.

12:38:34     From  Anita Irvin : Anita Irvin

12:38:55     From  Anita Irvin : Anita Irvin Executive Director Insight Memory Care Center 703-204-4664

12:44:26     From  Pamela Silberman-Mills   to   All panelists : If you are interested in having a Dementia specialist come and work individually with your clients, email me at enrichingconnections1@gmail.com or call at 443-616-7300  Happy to assist you find the best ways for people to live well with dementia.

12:46:35     From  ann johnson   to   All panelists : Winter Growth AD in Olney MD and Columbia Md have assisted living attached to the AD.

12:49:55     From  Debbie Ludington   to   All panelists : Don

12:50:38     From  Debbie Ludington   to   All panelists : Don't miss the 34th Annual Caregivers Conference - free - go to NVDCC.COM for more details

12:55:20     From  Linda Bufano   to   All panelists : https://www.nadsa.org/healthjay-jaypad/

12:55:22     From  Lisa Bates   to   All panelists : Thank you for doing this-it was great-looking forward to learning more about HealthJay

12:55:22     From  Noel White : The Option Group is offering the GrandPad. Please contact us at www.theoptiongroup.net.

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