Adult Day Care

If you plan to have your elderly loved one live with you but are struggling to find a solution which allows you to attend work and engage in activities throughout the day, you might consider an adult day care. If you are familiar with the concept of a traditional child day care where you drop your little one off, go to work, and pick up when its time to come home then, you can also grasp the concept of an adult day care. An adult day care is ideal for elderly individuals who either cannot be left alone, require help carrying out daily tasks, or simply those who would prefer social interaction versus isolation.


You should look for centers that allow for socialization, supervision, and assistance within a safe environment. Doing so will allow your senior to live a full life while still remaining in your overall care and also allow you the peace of mind to resume your own daily activities as seamlessly as possible. Seniors may have a varying degree of needs and most adult day cares allow for a varying degree of care to help fit those needs best. You can best select your adult day care center based upon your senior’s own needs and preferences. Highlighted below are different factors to consider:


Social day care:

Focuses on social involvement and engaging activities some examples include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Games and activities
  • Films and book clubs
  • Yoga and exercises
  • Picnics and outings
  • Birthday celebrations and parties

Health day care:

Focuses on providing daily medical care and services to seniors who need it, may include:

  • Therapy
  • Psychical therapy
  • Breathing Assistance
  • Treatment assistance
  • Daily activities

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Day Care:

Specializes in care and activities in those afflicted by Alzheimer’s and Dementia, includes:

  • Secure environment
  • Trained care
  • Cognitive exercises

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