The Valley's first and longest operating Adult Day Service located in Palmer and now a second site in Big Lake, offers a healthy, safe, and supervised setting in which frail adults and adults with Alzheimers Disease or Related Disorders (ADRD), Developmental Disabilities, and/or brain injuries may partake in structured social, recreational, and therapeutic activities while providing support, information, and respite to their caregivers.
An assessment to determine the appropriateness of the Program for the client is completed by an ADS nurse. Subsequently, a Plan of Service with input from the client, caregivers and family members is developed to include socialization, exercise, health monitoring and nutrition activities.
A dedicated, caring staff is responsible for carrying out the centers program, but volunteers play an invaluable role in the maintenance of a quality program. They are involved in group activities and are vital in providing one-on-one attention.
- Fees are based on a sliding scale determined by the individuals ability to pay
- Transportation is an additional donation/fee
- Cost may be covered by the Medicaid waiver program
Referrals can be made by families, physicians, individuals, community agencies, etc.
Our center is open to all persons residing in the Mat-Su Borough who meet any of the following criteria:
- Older adults (60+) who require assistance and supervision due to mild or moderate physical, emotional, or mental impairments who need rehabilitation services in order to achieve their optimum level of functioning
- Adults of any age with Alzheimers Disease or a Related Disorder (ADRD)
- Developmentally Disabled Adults of any age
- Adults who have suffered a Brain Injury of any age
- Adults who are currently receiving Hospice Services of any age
- Socialization including reminiscing groups, current events, parties and outside entertainers
- Exercise including daily chair exercises, walking, physical games
- Health Monitoring including blood pressure and weight checks, medication monitoring
- Nutrition includes balanced noon meal provided through Mat Su Senior Services and morning/afternoon snacks
- Transportation: Available through Mat-Su Senior Services within the established transportation service area
For more information or to set up a tour in Palmer or Big Lake, please call (907) 745-5454
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