Program Benefits

There are proven therapeutic benefits for persons with dementia who participate in a supportive and interactive adult day care program designed to meet the needs of older adults. The participant eats better, sleep patterns improve and a better overall sense of safety, security and well-being is achieved. Some of the program benefits are:

Individualized attention from staff and volunteers

  • A safe and secure environment
  • Friendships and companionship
  • Meaningful and fun social activities
  • Music and art therapy
  • Gardening
  • Stimulating word games
  • Chair exercises that increase health and well-being
  • Free time for the caregiver
  • Family support, education and problem solving
  • Caregiver Support groups
  • Visits from Holy Shepherd Preschool, community pet-sharing programs, the Zoo Mobile, musicians, singing groups, and much more