ADEC celebrates Boss’s Day: Employees give shout-outs to their supervisors for support, leadership

2018-10-16T16:50:57+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Employment|

October 16 is National Boss's Day across the country. We all know that a boss can be the difference between a job you love and one that you dread. As we have learned from members of #teamADEC, we have a strong [...]

From the heart: ADEC CEO Donna Belusar salutes direct support professionals

2018-09-13T16:42:18+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Across the United States, during the week of September 9–15, 2018, we take the opportunity to highlight and say "thank you" to the dedicated and innovative direct support workforce.  We, here at ADEC, genuinely honor the compassion and dedication of our [...]

ADEC nurses offer compassion in addition to essential medical care to individuals with disabilities

2018-09-07T11:00:16+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Administration, Dignity, News|

It’s personal connections and patient affection that make it clear this is no ordinary nursing job. Lynn Guthrie walks down a short hallway to one of her favorite patient’s rooms. She’s the longest tenured nurse at ADEC, and many clients know [...]

#teamADEC takes on the 2018 Elkhart County 4-H Fair for annual employee appreciation event

2018-07-26T13:44:49+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Employment|

With more than 1,000 people to serve in 21 locations across Elkhart and St. Joseph counties, it is no wonder that ADEC employs about 400 people at any given time. Learn more about #teamADEC.

Deb Buras, invoice and records coordinator for ADEC Industries, celebrates 25 years of employment

2018-05-30T15:18:09+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Employment, News|

When Deb Buras was hired at ADEC in 1993, she never imagined staying for 25 years. Now she couldn't imagine retiring anyplace else. Deb, who grew up in South Bend, was unhappy with her work in accounts payable. Her brother, who [...]

Stacey Damron reflects on relationships formed over 25 years at ADEC group home

2018-04-30T10:58:40+00:00 April 30th, 2018|News|

When Stacey Damron (formerly Stewart) started at Village Women's group home back in 1993, there was one woman who couldn't speak. Through the years, Stacey and other ADEC staff worked with Helen to learn to communicate. A speech pathologist came to [...]

Inspired by cousin with disability, Amy Moore finds lifelong career at ADEC

2018-04-30T10:23:50+00:00 April 30th, 2018|News|

Since she was just 5 years old, Amy Moore knew that she wanted to work with individuals with disabilities — and for the past 25 years, she has been doing just that. Amy, who works at ADEC Industries in the first [...]