♫ DSPs, DSPs, you guys really rock! ♫ ADEC corporate choir performs a very special rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’

2018-12-14T15:07:13+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Our direct support professionals really rock. They rock so much that Leslie Greensides, staff accountant at ADEC, wrote a song about them. Musicians from ADEC's administrative team visit locations throughout Elkhart and St. Joseph locations in December to spread Christmas [...]

For 30 years, ADEC’s Kelly Murphy brings life and love to her clients

2018-11-30T11:14:07+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|

As Kelly Murphy sits at a table in the corner of The Trolley Café at the Old Bag Factory, she thinks about her 30 years with ADEC. A look spreads across her face, a smile that looks both incredulous and full [...]

ADEC’s Gail Vance celebrates 35 years of filling lives with choice and possibility

2018-11-30T10:23:15+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|

When Gail Vance’s husband worked at ADEC, one of the individuals he served was in a car accident. Gail was always willing to bring Tylenol, often enough that it was like she worked there. A simple joke turned into a lifetime [...]

ADEC’s newest receptionist beat cancer and is loving life

2018-11-20T11:32:41+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Employment|

Vincent BeCraft is the first person greeting visitors to ADEC's administration building and he always gives a hearty: 'Have a great day!' as they're leaving. Part of the reason he says it with such conviction is because not too long ago, [...]

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.