Caregiver support available in Queens
Are you a caregiver in need of a break?
Queens County is full of individuals that have the responsibility for caring for a parent or loved one each and every day. Although it is rewarding, this task can become overwhelming and detrimental to the caregiver’s health. Often being left with little time to take care of themselves, these individuals experience burnout. Eventually, this results in increased stress and a decline in the mental and physical wellbeing of the caregiver. In order to avoid this, caregivers must seek respite services.
The Queens County Adult Day Program is a support service for seniors living within our community. In case you have not heard of us, our program is dedicated The Queens County Adult Day Program supports seniors experiencing challenges associated with the aging process or are in need of mental or physical stimulation.
to Queens County residents who are experiencing challenges
associated with the aging process or are in need of mental or physical stimulation. In addition, the program offers support and respite for caregivers enabling these individuals to carry out their various roles within their family and community.
The program takes place in a safe and homelike setting as well as provides meaningful social and recreational activities which focus on participants’ interests, needs, and abilities. Potential activities include but are not limited to: Bingo, baking, lexicon, music, word puzzles, exercises, gardening, cards, bowling, bus outings, etc.
Highlights of the program include:
Takes place in two sites on various days: Queens Manor (Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday) and North Queens Nursing Home (Tuesday & Friday)
Program runs from 10AM3:30PM Lunch & snacks provided $12 per day Transportation available
Still not sure if the program is right for your loved one?
Come for a trial day. After completing our application process with the coordinator, a date will be designated for the new applicant to tryout the program. This trial day allows all potential participants to see if the program suits their needs. We encourage all new applicants to bring along a caregiver or friend in order to ease any initial anxiety about attending. Following a successful trial day, the coordinator will then register the new participant.
For more information please contact the Adult Day Program Coordinator, Crystal Stewartsmith by calling 902-354-3451 Ext.7 or by emailing email@example.com