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Adult Day Services

Program/Service description

Adult Day Services provides activities and assistance for people with physical and/or mental impairments. This service is for people who cannot be left alone for long periods of time. For example, a person may use adult day services while his or her primary caregiver (such as a family member) is at work.

Adult day services centers are located in all three counties and are staffed by trained professionals. (See also Alzheimer's Day Treatment.)

Public funding source(s)*
  • Older Americans Act (OAA)
  • Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)
  • State funds
Who is eligible
  • Functionally-impaired adults aged 60+ or persons under age 60 with dementia (OAA)
  • TANF and SSI recipients or low-income eligibles aged 18 to 59 (SSBG)
  • Persons aged 18 and over who meet financial and medical eligibility requirements (Medicaid Waivers)
Where it is available Multiple sites throughout the State
Who to contact for information or enrollment Contact the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities by phone or e-mail.
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*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.

Last Updated: Wednesday April 18 2012
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