Adult day care

Simplified definition

A supportive place where a team of health professionals offer different activities to elderly people with dementia.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“Adult day care offers a stimulating social environment for older adults while giving caregivers a vital break.”

Source: HelpGuide.org. Adult Day Care Services. [Internet]. [cited on May 15, 2023]. 

Note

  • Adult day care helps to prevent the isolation of people with AD or other types of dementia and ensures social interaction.

Synonym(s)

Adult day center / Adult day service / Adult daycare center / Adult daycare service

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