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Medical Adult Day Center

Medical Adult Day Care:  Safe, Supportive, Daily Aging Adult Services

When you or a loved one have a chronic health problem, or are recovering from an acute illness, Holy Cross Hospital Medical Adult Day Center can provide a safe, supportive environment for adult daily care—and a viable alternative to nursing home residential care.  Seniors can continue to live at home and spend their days in a structured, senior-focused activity center, while giving caregivers needed respite.

The Holy Cross Medical Adult Day Center has  earned the status of an Alzheimer's Foundation of America Excellence in Dementia Care Program of Distinction. The Alzheimer's Foundation has recognized the Holy Cross Medical Adult Day Center as a model for dementia care in our community and nationawide.

Our adult medical day care center is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with structured activities from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The Holy Cross Hospital day treatment facility provides a full scope of aging adult services including medical, social, rehabilitative and recreational programs focused on compassion, quality of life, and safety for older adults.   

The center provides senior health services by a full time RN—a geriatric nurse with special expertise in caring for seniors with a variety of health problems including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, stroke, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, depression and heart disease.   In addition, the center’s medical director makes frequent visits and is available for consultation.

Our nurse can provide a variety of services on site including:

  • Administering medications

  • Arranging laboratory and podiatry services

  • Assistance eating and using the restroom

  • Monitoring weight, diet and blood-pressure

Our full-time social worker provides family support services. And the center’s full-time activity coordinators have developed recreational programs to encourage social interaction, improve participants’ physical well-being, stimulate cognitive functioning and decrease depression:

  • Group discussions on a wide range of subjects

  • A daily exercise program both for maintaining wellness and for therapeutic purposes

  • Entertainment, including a variety of musical presentations, art and reminiscing groups, and comedy programs

  • Guest speakers from community organizations

  • Health awareness talks

  • Organized games of bridge, bingo, cards and trivia, as well as lively team events

Try a Free Stay at the Center
To ensure that the Medical Adult Day Center is the right place for every person involved, potential participants may spend two days with us at no charge. This trial period gives everyone a chance to interact, and for you to see what our center offers. The center will also provide references upon request. In addition, reduced rates and scholarships are available for qualifying participants.

To learn more, register for two free trial days or to schedule a tour, call 301-754-7150.

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