Respite Care Program at Center 50+

​Center 50+ offers two programs to serve caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer's​ disease. Contact the program coordinator at 503-588-6303  for more information.

​Time with Friends

Time with Friends is a social program for adults with mild memory loss. The program encourages participants to make new friends, participate in activities  and enjoy outings into the community. Exercise and music therapy are offered alternate weeks. ​

Program guidelines

Participants must be willing to acknowledge their memory loss, participate in group activities and, complete an enrollment form. If you are interested in attending, please contact the program coordinator at Center 50+ prior to your first visit.

Time

Thursday 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Cost

$25.00 per session and lunch is included. ​

​Among Friends

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.

Time

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Friday  11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost

$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.