Helping People, Changing Lives
Community Action Agency Human Resource Authority, Inc.

TAKE FIVE

Adult Day Services

For Chippewa, and Mackinac Counties

 

A social activities program designed for adults with memory loss and confusion – carried out in a setting that values the dignity, respect and the security of each person.

 

The benefits for the Caregiver are:

   * A time to take a break and do something nice for yourself knowing your relative is in a safe,        positive, joyful environment.

   * An opportunity to run errands, schedule appointments and plan time for pleasure.

   * Help for you so you can continue to care for your family member.

Center Locations

Avery Senior Center

524 Ashmun Street

Sault Ste. Marie, MI  49783

Monday through Friday

9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

 

Fenlon Center

368 Reagon Street

St. Ignace, MI 49781

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays

9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

 

HOW?

Call Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac Community Action Agency

(906) 632-3363 or toll free at 1-800-562-4963

For more information about the program and how to get enrolled please call.

WHAT?

   * Planned activities with each persons needs and abilities        in mind.

   * Socializing opportunities with warm friendly people.

   * Exercise and rest.

   * Music and dancing.

   * Reminiscing activities.

   * Meals and snacks.

WHY?

   * Keep your relative in the home.  

   * Help maintain dignity and self-esteem while enjoying        social relationships.

   * Opportunity to participate at their level of ability.

WHO?

People in need of the program may be challenged in the following ways:

   * Showing signs of confusion.

   * Need assistance with mobility.

   * Need assistance with eating and personal care.

TAKE FIVE

Sponsorship by:

Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency, MACKINAC STRAITS HOSPITAL, the Brookdale Foundation, and UPCAP AREA ON AGING SERVICES, INC.

 

PROGRAMS FUNDED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY:

*MI OFFICE OF SERVICES TO THE AGING

*UPCAP AREA AGENCY OF AGING

*DONATIONS

*FEMA                            

*CHIPPEWA COUNTY

Staff providing the services are:

   * A caring team that will encourage positive self regard on the        part of the participant.

   * Led by a Registered Master of Social Work, a Program        Coordinator, a trained Program Aide, and several trained        volunteers.