Among Friends is an Adult day Respite program. It provides a caring, supportive and safe environment for all participants. Activities are socially engaging, positive and light-hearted.
The goal of Among Friends is to help caregivers keep their loved ones living a quality life in their own homes for as long as possible.
Center 50+ offers free education, resources and support for family caregivers.
Process and guidelines
The program coordinator will meet with potential participants and their caregivers during a home visit to determine if Among Friends will benefit their loved one.
Participants must meet the following program guidelines:
- Able to participate in a structured activity environment.
- Limited behavioral issues; non-violent, non-combative, managed wandering.
- Require minimal assistance with eating and respond to verbal cueing.
- Able to utilize restroom facilities with minimal assistance, respond to verbal cueing, and have managed incontinence.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Friday 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
$45.00 per day
The cost includes five hours of respite care, including lunch and a snack.
Payment options are available and Medicaid clients are welcome.
Each qualified participant will receive a free pass for their first day.