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Parker's Director of Community Dementia Care Named NYSADSA President

July 1, 2014

Martha Wolf, M.A., NCC, QDCP, Director of Community Dementia Care for Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation has been named President of the New York State Adult Day Services Association (NYSADSA). "With more than thirty years of experience in vocational rehabilitation services and as director of day treatment and social adult day services, she is highly qualified to provide the leadership the Association needs," said a NYSADSA spokesperson. "Her service to the community and the NYSADSA Board has been inspirational; a reflection of her dedication to the family caregivers who need a strong voice. NYSADSA is fortunate to have someone with her expertise, experience, passion, and professionalism to lead the organization as it continues to advocate for aging services and quality social day care programs throughout the state."

Ms. Wolf has served as Co-President of NYSADSA's Region 3 for over five years and has advocated for aging services on local, state, and national levels. She is a sought after speaker and trainer on dementia care and the importance of social adult day services in the continuum of care. Ms. Wolf sits on the Board of the Alzheimer Association-Long Island Chapter and is an advisor to the Kenneth A. Smaltz, Sr. Foundation. She recently co-authored an article with her husband, Dr. Arnold Wolf, "Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Support: Implications for the Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling," which was published in the Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal, Spring 2014.

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