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|What is Adult Day Care?
Adult Day Care Centers are designed to provide care and companionship for seniors who need assistance or supervision during the day. The program offers relief to family members or caregivers and allows them the freedom to go to work, handle personal business or just relax while knowing their relative is well cared for and safe.
The goals of the programs are to delay or prevent institutionalization by providing alternative care, to enhance self-esteem and to encourage socialization. There are two types of adult day care: adult social day care and adult day health care. Adult social day care provides social activities, meals, recreation and some health-related services. Adult day health care offers more intensive health, therapeutic and social services for individuals with severe medical problems and those at risk of requiring nursing home care.The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
In general, there are three types of adult day centers:
Caregivers typically select the type of center a recipient attends based on the care needed.
|The Alzheimer’s Association
Northwest Ohio Chapter
2500 North Reynolds Road
Toledo, OH 43615-2820
|Frenchtown Adult Day Service
2786 Vivian Road
Monroe, MI 48162
The National Adult Day Services Association is a good source for general information about adult day care centers and programs. They can help you link to a state adult day care association. It can be reached by calling the toll-free telephone number 1-877-745-1440.
MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® (MASR) is a nationwide wanderer's safety program created by the Alzheimer's Association that assists in the safe and timely return of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia s who wander and become lost, or have a medical emergency. For more information, please call 1-800-432-5378.
These links and listings are meant to be a resource guide for those looking for resources in our community.
This list is not all inclusive of those resources available in our community.
Please feel free to contact our office with any changes or corrections.