Adult Day Care of Rockland
At the Bobbi Lewis Center
Meals on Wheels provides peace of mind to caregivers and older adults through its structured social model adult day care program, the Adult Day Care of Rockland at the Bobbi Lewis Center. The program offers a caring and safe environment while improving the quality of life for participants affected by Alzheimer's Disease and other related cognitive disorders through recreational and therapeutic programs that encourage mental stimulation and interaction with peers. The Adult Day Care of Rockland, along with all of our services, are part of a greater continuum of care that enable older adults to remain as independent as possible and living in their own homes.
To provide individuals with needed care, socialization and supervision in a community setting while providing caregivers respite from the demanding responsibilities of care giving.
The professional staff is trained in accommodating needs such as Alzheimer's, dementia, visual impairment, physical functioning and other age related frailties. An exceptional staff to participant ratio of 1:6 exceeds that offered by most other programs.
Located in Nanuet, the Adult Day Care Program of Rockland is specifically designed to meet the needs of those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia. A spacious, homelike, open concept layout incorporating a dedicated dining area, activity room, art room, relaxation area/movie lounge, physical therapy area and two separate handicap equipped rest rooms allow participants to safely and securely enjoy the program. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A wide range of activities include:
- Art Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Holiday & Birthday Parties
- Music Therapy
- Memory Stimulating Games
- Pet Therapy
- Guest Speakers
- Cooking Classes
Please note that the Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter, (http://www.alz.org/about_us_about_us_.asp) offers a support group for family members that meets at the Adult Day Care Program of Rockland on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
A light nutritional breakfast, a hot noon meal and snacks are provided. Special diets can be accommodated. Take home evening meals can be provided if needed.
Personal Care Assistance
Personal care training, eating, use of utensils, assistance with toileting, medication prompting and assistance with the activities of daily living are provided.
Door to door transportation is available, if needed. Fees apply.
Counseling for families and caregivers is provided. Information and referral services are available.
There is a set daily fee for the program, however, some funding is available through the Rockland County Office for the Aging. A sliding scale is available for private pay participants.
Contact Us for More Information or to Arrange a Visit
Call us at 845 624-6325 to set up an appointment with one of our social workers who will walk you and your loved one through the application and registration process. They will arrange for a visit to the program and help answer any questions or concerns you may have. Our skilled, compassionate staff has been addressing the needs, concerns and feelings of caregivers and participants for over 20 years. We understand how to help you.