National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA)  NADSA is a good source for general information about adult day care centers, programs, and associations. Call 1-877-745-1440 or visit

Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) – AFA's National Toll-Free Helpline, 866-232-8484, is open seven days a week and staffed entirely by licensed social workers specifically trained in dementia care.

AARP  A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people who are 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)  Offers information and services to improve the health and economic security of older Americans, and advocates for public policies and programs that enhance the quality of their lives.


NYSADSA Personal Care Training Workshop*

*NYSADSA members will be able to view this workshop for free. All non-members will be able to purchase access to the training for an annual fee of $350.00. Each staff member would be required to view individually and complete an individual proficiency test.

A registered nurse (RN) will provide the training and be available on retainer for follow-up training and assistance to participating social adult day programs.

A proficiency test has been developed for all participants. The result will be received directly at the NYSADSA office and be recorded. Results will be shared with NYSADSA leadership, the RN trainer, and NYSOFA. Follow-up will be provided by the RN on retainer. A certificate will be issued to each participant who successfully completes the proficiency test.


Mount Saint Mary College  The Center on Aging and Disability Policy at Mount Saint Mary College promotes an interdisciplinary approach to excellence in research, policy, and practice in the field of gerontology, aging, and disability studies and is a national resource for the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).

ProActive Caring – Support for caregivers of individuals with disabilities by teaching mindfulness and holistic self-care. Great transition resource for caregivers of emerging adults with disabilities: deaf, blind, special education, mental health. Call 800-694-3980 or visit

Caregiver Teleconnection  A caregiver education and support program sponsored by the WellMed Charitable Foundation.

Nevada Interprofessional Healthy Aging Network (NIHAN) – Supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to improve health outcomes for older adults by educating a health care workforce that maximizes older adult and family engagement and by promoting Age-Friendly Health Systems and Dementia-Friendly Communities to primary care clinics and their communities. Training videos available at

Alzheimer's Association – Information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care, and support resources.

A Crisis Guide for Caregivers of Seniors with Alzheimer's or Other Dementia  This guide covers the most common crisis situations and offers tips for preventing them. It also explains what to do if one of these crises occurs and provides some resources to help you navigate the complexities of caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.


Aging Parents – Offers information and advice for caregivers of aging loved ones.

Today's Caregiver  Offers information on caregiver support groups and caregiver resources and disease-specific articles.

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Center of Design for an Aging Society – Committed to raising awareness about the design approach it has developed that maximizes the health and wellness of older adults and takes into account their range of abilities.

Health in Aging  A trusted source for up-to-date information and advice on health and aging, created by the American Geriatric Society's Health in Aging Foundation.


Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule  Specific trainings available from the New York State Department of Health (DOH) at

MedBridge  All-in-one health care education platform, patient engagement tools, evidence-based programming.


UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program  Program for caregivers and families.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – A Public Health Approach to Alzheimer's and Other Dementias  A complimentary online video series that introduces public health students and other health professional learners to the fundamentals of cognitive health, cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's and other dementias through various learning modules. Visit the CDC's Training for Health Professionals page for Modules 1-4 and other training resources.


DOH Person-Centered Planning and Practice Resource Library  A collection of free resources on person-centered planning and practice across all HCBS sectors in New York State.


Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – CACFP is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers.

Food Handlers Certification Course  This training program covers the importance of food safety, health and hygiene, temperature control, avoiding cross-contamination, cleaning, and sanitizing.

Nutrition Requirements Checklist

Article 81 of the NYC Health Code: Food Preparation and Food Establishments


Helpful Resources:

Advize Health – Advize Health, LLC products and services are in compliance with Section 508 standards. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220) and Section 508 accessibility standards at 36 CFR 1194.


HCBS Final Rule details in Federal Register

Person-Centered Care Planning  To register for trainings, visit


SAGECare LGBT Training Courses  Designed to be suitable for all levels of employees. One-hour trainings can be delivered in person, via live webinar, or through a digital training platform. Four-hour trainings for executive/administrative staff are facilitated "in person" by a SAGECare certified trainer.


New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse  The New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse is a multidisciplinary, statewide network of over 1,800 individuals, organizations, and government agencies working together to protect older adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.


GetSetUp  An online community of live classes for people who want to learn new skills, connect with others, and unlock new life experiences. GetSetUp believes older adults can do anything when they have the tools to discover, learn, and connect.