Why utilize an Adult Day Service?

Why utilize an Adult Day Service?

Caregiving can be tough. It is often the love for the care receiver that keeps the caregiver going. However, caregivers are not alone. There are services that exist that provide support to caregivers when a break is occasionally needed.


Adult Day Services, or respite care, have a double purpose of providing a break to the caregiver but are also a valuable resource for care receivers as well!


Possible benefits to the care receiver:

  • Socializing with peers
  • Meal and snacks
  • Exercise programs
  • Health monitoring
  • Medication Management
  • Break from caregiver
  • AcitivitIes such crafts, gardening, cooking etc.


Possible benefits to the caregiver:

  • Time to self
  • Free to attend work
  • Break from care receiver
  • Catch up on to-do list
  • Delay move to a community


Adult Day Services are one of the services that you can utilize to make caregiving a little bit easier. The services available in the Greater Spokane region include:


Idaho Adult Day Health Center

296 W Sunset Ave, Ste 14

Coeur d'Alene, ID 

(208) 651 9060

$12/hr drop-in rate

VA coverage for up to 3 days a week

Insurance may help cover costs

https://www.bennetthouse.org/



Providence Adult Day Health

6018 N Astor St 

Spokane, WA

(509) 482-2475

Funding sources include Medicaid, DDD (Department of Developmental Disabilities), Veteran’s Administration, United Way dollars, long-term care insurance, and private pay. 

https://washington.providence.org/services-directory/services/a/adult-day-program

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