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Take a Break
Are you a full-time caregiver for someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia? A little breather may be just what you need.

Alzheimer's disease is life-changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them. Having a helping hand when you need it is key to keeping yourself, and your loved one living with dementia, healthy and happy. When you need a break, consider Adult Day Services. Not only is it good for you, but it’s good for your loved one.

According to Caring.com, Adult Day Services offer respite outside of the home with programs that are designed to benefit both the person using the services and, especially in the case of Alzheimer’s disease, that person’s caregiver. Adult Day Services are best suited for those who have lost a degree of independence, but are still mobile and engaged and would enjoy structured activities in a safe, supportive environment.

Consider Adult Day Services if:

  • You are a full-time caregiver: Adult Day Services can provide a much needed break. While your loved one is at adult day, you'll have time to rest, run errands or finish other tasks.
  • You work during the day: Adult Day Services can help you to balance a job with caregiving duties.
  • You want a safe, caring environment for your loved one:  Adult Day Service is a chance for your loved one to share time with their peers. It provides a chance for them to be social and to participate in engaging activities such as music and exercise programs, as well as fun outings. 

Did you know that Woodside Place of Presbyterian SeniorCare Network in Oakmont offers Adult Day Services? We are here to help! If you have questions about our half and full day options for Adult Day Service at Woodside Place, give us a call at (877) 851-1440.

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