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MindStretch

BODY AND MIND TOGETHER: The MindStretch Program

SarahCare’s innovative MindStretch program combines physical and mental stimulation to help strengthen and maintain cognitive ability. The class has two sessions per week and is held within the SarahCare center.

Using the Brookdale Foundation Method, participants enjoy mental stimulation including brain games, crossword puzzles, and more.

The exercise portion […]Read More

Our Unique Approach to Activity Planning

Activity planning is based on several factors that may be different for every senior. Physical abilities or limitations and general interests, both current and past, are the most obvious influencers.

PERSONALIZED

Input from health care providers, family members and the participant all contribute to which activities will be included in the care plan. Exercise and salon services […]Read More

Saturday Care

We recognize that sometimes caregivers need to work on the weekend, have errands to run, or may need to take a day for themselves. SarahCare can help on the weekends, too.

While most SarahCare Adult Day Centers are open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm, some of our centers offer Saturday care, as well. You […]Read More

Ancillary Services

PHYSICIAN SUPPORT

Ancillary care refers to the wide range of healthcare services provided to support the work of a participant’s primary physician.

To aid in monitoring the health of your loved one, many SarahCare centers partner with healthcare professionals in their local area to provide basic podiatry, audiology and optometry services.

Our participants, especially those who are diabetic, […]Read More

Transportation

Many of our centers provide door to door transportation to and from our centers in the morning and evening. As an alternative, the center staff will be happy to arrange local senior transportation and if necessary, help you with the required paperwork.

Most of our centers are located near retail and business centers, so dropping […]Read More

Salon & Spa Services

Our centers have a unisex beauty salon staffed by outside beauticians familiar with handling the special needs of seniors. Your loved one can enjoy having their hair cut and styled, or receive a manicure. Many centers also offer pedicures and chair massages.

For center participants, regular beauty appointments can be scheduled with the beauty salon through […]Read More

Meals

Meals are the perfect time for friends to socialize and celebrate, sharing memories and exchanging jokes. Our beautiful dining rooms and delicious food help turn each meal into a special event.

DELICIOUS AND NUTRITIOUS AT NO EXTRA COST

At SarahCare, a light breakfast, a delicious catered lunch, and afternoon snack are all included in the daily rate. […]Read More

Staffing

At SarahCare, we pride ourselves on the professional qualifications of our staff:

Registered and Licensed Nurses to administer prescribed medications and monitor vital signs, glucose levels, and chronic health issues. Along with managing the day-to-day health needs of our participants, our nurses also provide educational programs and are available to attend to any illnesses or emergencies.

Social […]Read More

Intergenerational

Our intergenerational program brings together seniors and children in a safe and engaging environment. ‘Grandparents’ and ‘grandchildren’ have so much to share and can be a great source of joy to each other, yet they rarely have these opportunities.

SarahCare® intergenerational programs bring both generations together in a structured environment where they can learn from each […]Read More

Activities

We design our activities holistically around our participants’ interests and abilities. SarahCare creates customized programs of individual and group activities, taking into consideration your loved one’s social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and creative needs.

Our activities are innovative and different

Our participants engage in and enjoy activities such as:

Wii contests and Wii physical therapy In-center volunteer programs […]Read More