NYSADSA 2019 Annual Conference


Why Attend? Join Us to Innovate...Empower...Collaborate!!!
The New York State Adult Day Services Association will be holding our 2019 Annual Conference in Tarrytown, New York.  Come join us November 14, 2019 to connect with dedicated professionals throughout New York.  We are looking to bring innovation with new ideas, approaches, and resources to our members and supporters this year!



Registration is Now Closed - The NYSADSA Office will be traveling to the event today, please contact [email protected] with any questions.



Conference Registration

  • Members Only Pricing - $100.00
  • Non-Members Pricing - $200.00


  • Breakfast, Lunch, all breaks and networking social on Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • Admission to all General Sessions & Breakout Sessions for Thursday, November 14, 2019



Joining us for the 2019 Annual Conference
Conference Breakfast Sponsor

Conference Lunch Sponsor

Conference Exhibitors

Marina Senior Center



NYSADSA Annual Conference Schedule
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, & Meet with Exhibitors
Breakfast Sponsored by Metropolitan Risk Advisory
Welcome from NYSADSA President - Amy Davis
Grand Ballroom

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

HCBS Rule Setting Overview
with Madeline Kennedy, New York State Department of Health
Grand Ballroom

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Track 1a Track 2a

9:30 - 10:30 am - Fraud & Abuse: How to Review Your Program
with Deborah Miser
Salon 4

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Social Adult Day Regulations and Key Considerations for Starting & Operating a Successful Program
with Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW
Salon 5


10:30 - 11:30 am - Building Awareness and Respite Options in New York - with Doris Green, MPA - New York State Caring & Respite Coalition & Sharon Cackett, NYSCRC - Assistant Director
Salon 4


11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Stop Buying Your Insurance and Start Managing Your Risks
with Michael Stoop, Founder & President - Metropolitan Risk Advisory
Salon 4

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Meet with Exhibitors
Lunch Sponsored by Parker Jewish Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation
NYSADSA Annual Membership Meeting
Grand Ballroom

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Updates from the New York State Office for the Aging
With John Cochran, Deputy Director of the Executive Division, New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA)
Grand Ballroom

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

NYSADSA Member Q&A Panel
Grand Ballroom

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Understanding How to Assist Adults with Dementia to Maintain Engagement, Joy, and Dignity in their Daily Lives: A Look Inside a Dementia Targeted Intergenerational Adult Day Program
with Karen Bisignano, LCSW, CDP & Deb Casill
Salon 4

A presentation on best practice for working with 50+ year-old people affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. Social Worker driven including: on-site assessment with care plans created for all participants. Activities planned for the mind, body and spirit to keep participants engaged and social, alleviation of coexisting conditions with these goals; allowing the participants to age at home, maintaining their dignity and we provide much-needed respite for caregivers.

Annual Requirements for Social Adult Day Programs in New York State
with Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW
Salon 5

 4:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Learn more about the MyAdultDayCare Product - Q&A Presentation
with Sanjay Chitale
Salon 4

Annual Requirements for Social Adult Day Programs in New York State Q&A
with Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW
Salon 5

5:00 p.m. Conference Concludes Conference Concludes


The hotel is situated in Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow, home to Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow and voted one of the Prettiest Town's in America. Charming shops and restaurants adorn quintessential main street making it a perfect walking town. Take in majestic views of the Hudson River or see one of the many historic sites such as Lyndhurst Castle or Rockefeller Estate. Complimentary shuttle offered to area attractions and local venues.

Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown has 246 guest rooms, 24 hour fitness center, indoor pool, 24,000 square feet of event space, 15 breakout rooms and an award winning restaurant and lounge, Bistro Z. All guest rooms include complimentary high speed internet access & complimentary parking for all attendees.


NYSADSA has arranged a special overnight accommodation rate of $154.00/per night.  Book before October 14, 2019 to take advantage of this special rate!
Book your special group rate for NYSADSA Conference Attendees today!
Conference Code: ADS

The conference rate is available on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 and Thursday, November 14, 2019.



For more information, contact our Administrator at [email protected] or 518-694-5366