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ADULT DAY SERVICES

Adult day service is a community-based program of day care, conducted in a supervised social setting, for frail older people to enable them to continue to live at home. Such persons may be socially isolated; mentally, physically and/or emotionally frail; and may require certain individualized services not found at a local senior center.

Programs providing adult day service are usually described as either social or medical model programs. Social model programs provide socialization, support services, and recreation in a supervised setting. Medical models are designed to meet the needs of those elderly who require medical and rehabilitative services in addition to the services offered by social model programs.

Based on an interview and assessment, an individualized plan of care is developed by the staff and by the participant’s own physician.  For most programs the person must be ambulatory and able to care for personal toileting needs. Some programs accept participants accompanied by home health aides. Programs, resources, and services vary with each adult day service program. Services include therapeutic recreation and social activities adapted to the abilities of the participants, as well as cultural and educational programs. Other services which may be included are medical supervision, transportation, information, and referral for social services, personal and family counseling, nutritional counseling, and rehabilitative services such as physical, recreational, speech, and occupational therapies. In addition to the specialized care of the older person, families receive daytime respite which enables them to continue to be supportive in a caring way.

Persons who may benefit from an Adult Day Service Program are those who have:

  • A medical illness or disability requiring care after its acute phase.
  • A chronic disease with increasing limitations.
  • An emotional crisis associated with unresolved family conflict or loss of spouse, friend, adult child, etc.
  • Changes in mental function such as confusion, significant memory loss, loss of orientation to time and place, or personality changes.

Interested persons should call any of the following Adult Day Service Programs to discuss eligibility requirements, service areas, and admission procedures. A visit to the Center will provide the best information about its physical setting, staff, days, and hours of operation, transportation services, level of individual care, other service components (meals, recreation programs, medical supervision, etc.), and methods of payment, if any. Medical model programs may accept Medicare and Medicaid payments. Others charge on a sliding scale based on income or accept donations.

Please contact the programs listed below for specific information.

ADULT DAY SERVICE PROGRAMS - FRAIL ELDERLY  
   
Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation  
Adult Day Health Center (Medical Model)  
378 Syosset-Woodbury Road  
Woodbury, NY 11797 (516) 622-7771/70
   
Doubleday Babcock Senior Center, Inc. - Daybreak Program  
45 East Main Street  
Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516) 922-1770
   
Farmingdale Adult Day Care Center  
United Methodist Church  
407 Main Street  
Farmingdale, NY 11735 (516) 293-8928
   

Forest View Adult Day Care Center (Medical Model)

 
457 Doughty Boulevard  
Inwood, NY 11096 (516) 239-1111
   
Franklin Square Senior Center  
1182 Martha Place  
Franklin Square, NY 11010 (516) 328-3010
Sponsored by the Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment
   
Glen Cove Adult Day Care Program  
130 Glen Street  
Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516) 759-2345
Partially funded by Nassau County Office for the Aging  
   
Green Acres Senior Center  
400 Flower Road, Building 10  
Valley Stream, NY 11581 (516) 872-8810
Sponsored by the Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment
   
JCC of the Greater Five Towns Come Alive - Social Day Care  
207 Grove Avenue  
Cedarhurst, NY 11516 (516) 569-6733
   
Merrick Senior Center  
2550 Club House Road  
Merrick, NY 11566 (516) 868-4777
Sponsored by the Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment
   
Nassau Extended Care Facility  
(Medical Model)  
One Greenwich Street  
Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 565-4800
   
North Shore LIJ Health System – Orzac Center  
For Extended Care and Rehabilitation  
Adult Day Health Care (Medical Model)  
900 Franklin Avenue  
Valley Stream, NY 11580 (516) 256-6730
   

Park Avenue Extended Care Center

 

(Medical Model)

 
425 National Boulevard  
Long Beach, NY 11561 (516) 431-2600
   
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation  
Adult Day Health Care  
1 Delaware Drive (516) 586-1623
Lake Success, NY 11042 or (718) 289-2101
www.parkerinstitute.org  
   
Senior Citizens of Westbury, Inc. - “The Friends” Group  
360 Post Avenue  
Westbury, NY 11590  
Partially funded by Nassau County Office for the Aging (516) 334-5886
   
Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center  
Friendship Circle Program  
300 Forest Drive  
East Hills, NY 11548 (516) 484-1545 Ext. 135
Partially funded by Nassau County Office for the Aging
   

Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center

 
840 Uniondale Avenue  
Uniondale, NY 11553  
Sponsored by the Town of Hempstead Department of Senior Enrichment (516) 292-1313
   
   

ALZHEIMER’S ADULT DAY SERVICE PROGRAMS

 
   
Barry and Florence Friedberg South Shore YJCC  
Early Stage Program  
15 Neil Court  
Oceanside, NY 11572 (516) 766-4341
   
Herricks Community Center - Alzheimer’s Day Care Program  
999 Herricks Road  
New Hyde Park, NY 11040  
Partially funded by Nassau County Office for the Aging (516) 742-0851
   
Highfield Gardens Center of Great Neck  
Adult Day Program (Medical Model)  
199 Community Drive  
Great Neck, NY  11021 (516) 365-9229
www.highfieldgardens.com  
Jewish Association Serving the Aging - Alzheimer’s Opportunity for Respite and Socialization (AZORS/Help)  
Temple Emanu-El  
455 Neptune Boulevard  
Long Beach, NY 11561 (516) 432-0570
   
Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, Inc. (LIAF)  
Memory Lane Club  
50 Channel Drive  
Port Washington, NY 11050 (516) 767-6856
   
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation  
Granat Alzheimer Center (Social Model)  
271-11 76th Avenue  
New Hyde Park, NY 11040 1-718-289-2105
www.parkerinstitute.org (516) 247-6500
Ext. 2105
   
Peninsula Counseling Center Frail Elderly and
Alzheimer’s Day Care Center “The Club”
 
St. Joseph’s School  
1355 Noel Avenue  
Hewlett, NY 11557 (516) 374-9253
Partially funded by Nassau County Office for the Aging.  
   

The following Queens County adult day service programs are available to seniors living in western Nassau County:

Chapin Home Adult Day Health Care Center (Medical Model)  
165-01 Chapin Parkway  
Jamaica, NY 11432 1-718-739-3990
   
Samuel Field YM & YWHA Adult Day Care & Family Respite Program (Alzheimer’s Program)  
58-20 Little Neck Parkway 1-718-225-6750
Little Neck, NY 11363 Ext. 221

The following Suffolk County adult day service programs are available to seniors living in eastern Nassau County:

Adult Day Health Service (Medical Model)  
45 Rocky Point Road  
Middle Island, NY 11953 1-631-924-0700
   
Broadlawn Manor Social Adult Day Center (Medical Model)  
399 County Line Road  
Amityville, NY 11701 1-631-608-5652
   

Carillon Adult Day Health Care Services (Medical Model)

 
830 Park Avenue 1-631-630-0305
Huntington, NY 11743  
   
Community Programs Center of Long Island  
1. Day Haven Adult Day Services  
2210 Smithtown Avenue 1-631- 585-2020
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779  
   
2. Day Haven Adult Day Services  
400 Sheep Pasture Road 1-631-476-9698
Port Jefferson, NY  11777  
   
Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Center Adult Day Health Center  
(Medical Model)  
68 Hauppauge Road  
P.O. Box 9017  
Commack, NY 11725-4403 1-631-715-2520
   
Huntington Hills Center for Health and Rehabilitation  
Adult Day Health Care (Medical Model)  
400 South Service Road  
Melville, NY 11747 1-631-439-3121
   
Long Island State Veterans Home (Medical Model)  
SUNY New York at Stony Brook  
100 Patriots Road  
Stony Brook, NY 11790 1-631-444-8530
   
Northport VA Medical Center  
79 Middleville Road  
Northport, NY  11768 1-631-261-4400