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Adult Day Services – Stewart Adult Day Center and Sam L. Cohen Adult Day Center

Individualized adult day services focused on allowing members living with memory impairments including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to live in their homes for as long as possible.

Southern Maine Agency on Aging’s Adult Day Centers provide a home-away-from-home experience for members living with memory impairments including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The Centers encompass the latest therapeutic approaches in person-centered care, providing a safe environment for members while encouraging socialization, healthy choices, and maximum independence. The Centers also provide family caregivers with critically important respite, support, and education to allow our members to live at home for as long as possible. Each member is recognized as a unique individual. Person-centered activities are designed to honor and engage the individual in ways that will be fun, stimulating, and interesting. Each member’s interests and abilities are assessed when they enroll and a menu of therapeutic activities is developed accordingly.

TARGET POPULATION
Adults with dementia
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Adults who are aging into dementia
Caregivers of individuals with memory loss

OUTCOME DETAILS
Attendance at the Adult Day Centers helps members stay safe, active and engaged during the day. Respite that the Centers provide overburdened caregivers helps to prolong families’ abilities to keep loved ones at home, and allows caregivers to tend to their own social, emotional and physical needs.

COST & SUBSIDIES
$18-$19 per hour. Many subsidies are available for eligible individuals including veterans, people with long-term care insurance, individuals on Mainecare, etc. Staff work with families based on their personal needs and financial circumstances to identify possible subsidies and enroll members to the program.

Organization

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit

State

  • Maine
  • Ohio

Population Served

  • Health Related Issue/Condition

Outcome

  • Successful

Funding Type

  • Public

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