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The benefits to the family and the participants in the Adult Day Care are that the program: - Offers respite to the full time caregiver - Allows family members time for employment or school opportunities - Allows the family to take daily trips - Provides less costly care than in-home or long term care options - Enables the family to remain together longer, delaying long term care admissions - Provides opportunities for companionship and socialization - Provides nutritious hot lunches and snacks - Supports constant supervision, rest and relaxation combined with a light exercise program - Participants may attend full time or part time.
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Adults that should attend an adult day care are adults who: - Have physical impairments that require assistance or supervision - Have memory loss or cognitive impairments that interfere with daily functioning - Have caregivers in need of respite
Services provided by Adult Day Care include:- Approved food service; a hot, nutritious noon meal will be provided.- Morning and afternoon snacks are served.- Supervision of medications by certified nurse aides with a RN on call.- Monthly support groups that are available to family members.
Activities that are coordinated for the Adult Day Care include: - Bingo - Educational programs - Daily walks and outdoor games when weather permits - Music/sing-a-longs - Planned field trips - Rest and relaxation - Social activities and crafts