Specialized Alzheimer's
Care & Service Centers
 
972
Patients receiving care & Caregivers receiving respite
379,544
Hours of care provided
94.4%
of patients who exited
day care DID NOT enter a
nursing home
 
Fiscal Year 2019-2020

What is a Specialized Alzheimer’s Care and Service Center?

A Dementia Specific Day Center providing dementia-specific care and therapeutic activities to the patients in a safe and secure setting, while providing peace of mind and a break in the day for the family caregiver. Other services that may be provided there include the Family Nurse Consultant and ID Locator Service.

What makes the Center “Specialized”

ONE staff per FIVE patientsAlzheimer's Community Care's Program Nurses and staff are dementia-care specialists, with ongoing training in Alzheimer's Disease and related neurocognitive disorders. The organization maintains a staff to patient ratio of 1-to-5 to ensure each patient receives the individualized care needed. Program Nurses monitor patient nutrition and hydration, administer medications, evaluate health status, respond to medical needs and ensure that patients are involved in care to their maximum benefit every day.

Who Can Attend the Center?

Anyone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another neurocognitive disorder may be eligible to attend the Day Center. To find out more

What Does it Cost?

The cost for a full day, up to 10 hours, is $70 and a ½ day plan is at $40. There are a variety of payment options available including Medicaid, scholarships, long-term care insurance and private pay. Your Family Nurse Consultant and Case Manager can provide further assistance as need.

What Happens at the Center Each Day?

Patients who attend the Day Centers enjoy breakfast, lunch and a snack together each day. The days include therapeutic activities including: pet therapy, art therapy, music therapy, socialization and physical exercise. To see some of these activities click here

What does a Day Center Look Like?

Our 11 centers are designed to provide the tools for Alzheimer's patients and family caregivers to maintain their quality of life. In order to accomplish this, patients receive comprehensive dementia-specific care, which lessens the impact of behaviors associated with Alzheimer's disease.

A Day at the Day Center - North Stuart


Alzheimer's Community Care is proudly supported by our friends and partners in the community.