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What’s usually included in day care services for adults with Alzheimer's disease?

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Adult day care services usually include:

  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Meals
  • Social activities, like crafts, music, movies, and community projects
  • Transportation, support, and help with personal care like bathing, eating, dressing, and grooming
  • Medical services from health care professionals, including registered nurses and therapists

SOURCES:

Eldercare Locator: "Adult Day Care."

Helpguide.org: "Adult Day Care Services."

National Caregivers Library: "What Is Adult Day Care?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 17, 2018

SOURCES:

Eldercare Locator: "Adult Day Care."

Helpguide.org: "Adult Day Care Services."

National Caregivers Library: "What Is Adult Day Care?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 17, 2018

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