The public is invited to attend an open house of the Spend-A-Day adult day health care program of SAGE Eldercare on May 11, 2-3:30 pm.

 

Refreshments will be provided, as well as musical entertainment by Jo Jo Russell. The SAGE staff will be on hand to give tours and answer any questions.

 

Spend-A-Day is available weekdays from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm with extended hours of 8 am – 5 pm at SAGE, 290 Broad Street, Summit. Designed by leading professionals, the program helps older adults remain living in their own homes by offering a safe place to spend days with stimulating, structured activities. Adult day programs often provide a significant cost advantage over other alternatives and research indicates structured social, physical, and cognitive activities are beneficial to individuals with, or at risk for, memory issues. Spend-A-Day is staffed by a group of caring, experienced professionals including registered nurses, a licensed, full-time geriatric social worker, a registered dietician, and several employees who are certified dementia practitioners.

 

“We welcome the chance to show the public how much fun we have at Spend-A-Day! The program offers a valuable respite for spouses, adult children, and other caregivers,” said Laura Keane, Spend-A-Day Director.

 

For more information about Spend-A-Day at SAGE, please call: 908.598.5520.

 

Since 1954, SAGE Eldercare has been helping make the communities it serves amazing places to age.  The organization provides a wide array of information, support, and services designed to help individuals lead the most independent and active lives possible.  From helping with errands and delivering Meals on Wheels, to exercise classes, community programs, care planning, an adult day health care center, and home health care, SAGE’s expertise helps older adults remain independent in their own homes.  SAGE is committed to being the leading provider of programs and services to meet the changing needs of older adults, their families, and caregivers throughout Union, Essex, Morris, and Somerset Counties.  For more information, please call 908.273.5550 or visit www.sageeldercare.org.

 

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PHOTO: SAGE Eldercare is hosting an open house of its Spend-A-Day adult day health care program on May 11, 2-3:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided, as well as musical entertainment by Jo Jo Russell. The SAGE staff will be on hand to give tours and answer any questions.

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