Adult day care supports aging and disabled persons to have more independence and be safe. Starting an Adult Day Care Center. These reasons and more make adult day services a growing industry in the U.S. The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) has identified 5, day programs operating in the United States in The growth trend.
Rules, regulations and resources vary by state. Become familiar with local and statewide licensing/certification requirements, zoning regulations and safety codes. Network with colleagues through state adult day services associations. Click on links below to learn more about states or click here to learn more about opening an adult day center.
The MetLife Study of Adult Day Services: Providing Support to Individuals and Their Family Caregivers (October, ) showed a 35% growth in the number of Adult Day Services centers to 4, centers nationwide and an increase of over , in the number of individuals served since CARF (for national accreditation of adult day services).
According to the Administration on Aging, one out of every eight Americans is over the age of This increase of the senior population in America offers entrepreneurs excellent opportunities in the adult day-care industry. Though starting an adult day-care facility .