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  • 1. Adult Day Care
  • 2. About Adult Day Care Centers • Adult day care centers have existed for 30+ years • Cater to individuals needing help or are isolated • Respite for 50 million + caregivers
  • 3. When to Consider Adult Day Care Families should consider adult day care if: • The person is unable to organize or manage everyday activities • They would benefit from socialization • The person is physically or mentally challenged but does not require 24/7 supervision • They are in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease • It is unsafe for them to be left alone • The person’s caregiver works outside the home or travels frequently
  • 4. Benefits of Adult Day Care • Sheltered and supervised surroundings • Fun and educational activities: – Arts and crafts – Sing-alongs, storytelling – Bingo, cards, or other mentally challenging games – “Sittercise” (stretching exercises performed while sitting) – Discussion groups – Field trips – Holiday celebrations • Medication administration • Physical/speech therapy • Assistance with ADLs • Break for caregivers
  • 5. Adult Day Care Costs • Between $25 - $70 per day, depending on services • Most facilities provide transportation, half do so at no additional cost • Meals often included • Most have full-time nursing services on-site
  • 6. Sliding Fee Scale • Some adult day care centers use a sliding fee scale • Adjusts payment based on family’s income and ability to pay
  • 7. Other Payor Sources • Costs are not covered by Medicare • Medicaid will cover most or all expenses for licensed adult healthcare settings and Alzheimer’s-related programs for qualified families • Private medical insurance may pay partial costs when licensed medical providers are on-staff • Other options include long- term care insurance, dependent-care tax credits, scholarships and financial assistance – Older Americans Act – Veterans Administration
  • 8. Resources for Adult Day Care Families searching for more information on adult day care services should check these resources: • National Council on the Aging • National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) • National Aging Information Center • Family Caregiver Alliance
  • 9. SeniorHomes.com • Information in this presentation provided by home care expert Mary S. Yamin-Garone • SeniorHomes.com is a free resource for seniors and families searching for housing and care services • Visit http://www.seniorhomes.com for more information on senior housing
  • 10. SeniorHomes.com • Information in this presentation provided by home care expert Mary S. Yamin-Garone • SeniorHomes.com is a free resource for seniors and families searching for housing and care services • Visit http://www.seniorhomes.com for more information on senior housing