April 2019: Adult Day Center Director Serves on State Education Committee
Mary Ann Ratto, CSA, Director of Camarillo Health Care District Adult Day Center, was elected to the Education Committee of the California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS). CAADS is a statewide association that supports the development of adult day services as an alternative to institutional care, and is the oldest and largest state association for adult day services in the nation. CAADS is a nationally recognized leader in the field of aging, and those Centers in membership with CAADS agree with their vision and mission to provide innovative day programs that support individuals with physical, mental or developmental disabilities and older adults with Alzheimer's disease and their families. As a member of the Education Committee, Ms. Ratto works in conjunction with the core values of CAADS to make a difference through leadership and pioneering actions, serve individuals, families, and community with compassion and integrity, respect individuality, choice and independence at all stages of life, and achieve excellence through innovation, creativity, resourcefulness, and change.