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Adult Day Health Care Centers

November 27, 1987

Adult day health care centers provide the frail elderly with comprehensive medical treatment without requiring overnight care. Such day health centers can prevent or delay institutionalization. These programs are licensed by the California State Department of Health Services and are allowed to bill for services under MediCal. Age ranges vary.

VIP Adult Day Health Care Center*

1101 S. Grand St., Suites L & M

Santa Ana, 92705

(714) 558-1216

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Provides comprehensive medical services and therapy to the frail elderly suffering from senile dementia and ambulatory limitations, and offers counseling to family members. Also licensed to administer prescribed medication. The center, affiliated with the Feedback Foundation and co-sponsored by St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, has a full-time nurse and social worker and a psychiatrist on call.

St. Joseph's Hospital

Adult Day Health Center*

23565 Moulton Pkwy., Suite A

Laguna Hills, 92653

(714) 855-9444

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. office hours

Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. center hours

An adult day health center specializing in restorative, maintenance and respite care for the frail elderly. Comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapy, recreational activities and hot lunch. The program provides counseling services, resource information and free time for caregivers. Full-time nurse and social worker, psychologist on call.

San Clemente

Adult Day Health Care Center *

324 Avenida de la Estrella

San Clemente, 92672

(714) 498-7671

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Low-cost comprehensive therapeutic, recreational, health and social services to adults with disabling physical and/or mental functioning problems. Supportive services for care providers are available. Transportation, hot lunch and two snacks are provided.

These adult day care centers offer supervised social and educational activities, rehabilitation services, family counseling and moderate health care services for elderly and frail persons unable to participate in regular senior citizen activities. The programs are licensed by California State Department of Social Services. Age ranges vary.

Anaheim Senior Day Care

250 E. Cypress St.

St. George Washington Community Center

Anaheim, 92805

(714) 956-5500

Monday-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Provides activities for frail and handicapped seniors. Fees are based on sliding scale. Transportation limited.

Buena Park Senior Day Care

8150 Knott Ave.

Buena Park, 90620

(714) 826-3163

Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. extended care

Recreational, health and social services, hot lunches and limited transportation are provided for frail adults. Donations are requested for services. Extended day care services are provided on a fee basis only.

Garden Grove Adult Day Care Center

12741 Main St.

Garden Grove, 92640

(714) 530-1566

Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Professional supervised care for the elderly with activities ranging from educational classes, counseling, exercises, outings to hot meals. Program cost on a donation basis. Transportation provided to center.

Harbor Area Adult Day Care Center

661 W. Hamilton St.

Costa Mesa, 92627

(714) 548-9331

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The program, an Alzheimer Day Care Resource Center operated by the South Coast Institute for Applied Gerontology for the Department of Aging, offers supervised classes in crafts, dance, music appreciation, cooking and exercising, outings and picnics. Center also has a registered nurse on staff.

Huntington Valley

Adult Day Care Center

18685 Santa Ynez

(at the Harper School)

Fountain Valley, 92708

(714) 964-4832

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

(Alzheimer Day Care Resource Center operated by the South Coast Institute for Applied Gerontology for the Department of Aging.)

Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California (RIO)

1800 E. La Veta

Orange, 92666

(714) 633-7400

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Based on physician's referral provides comprehensive rehabilitation (social, speech, occupational, physical and recreational) therapy and a resocialization program for handicapped seniors afflicted with Alzheimer's or related disorders.

Saddleback Valley YMCA

Adult Day Care

24772 Chrisanta

Mission Viejo, 92691

(714) 581-3800

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Offers reality orientation, blood pressure check-ups, nature walks and classes in cooking, exercising, sing-along and current events for the frail elderly and memory-impaired. The day care center is also licensed to administer medication.

Southwest Fullerton YMCA Day Care

1414 S. Brookhurst Rd.

Fullerton, 92633

(714) 526-7755

Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Offers wide range of adult day care services including two meals, free transportation, entertainment, leisure activities and medical assistance for seniors.

Laguna Irvine Adult Day Care

22772 Centre Dr.

El Toro, 92630

(714) 380-1733

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Personal hygiene and bathing, recreational and educational activities, physical exercises, entertainment and hot meals for the frail elderly and seniors with cognitive and/or ambulatory problems. Counseling sessions and support groups are conducted for caregivers. Occupational therapy facilities and limited transportation available.

Orange Adult Day Care Center

1250 E. Heim Ave.

(St. Paul's Lutheran Church Building)

Orange, 92665

(714) 921-0619

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The program is geared for elderly adults with moderate physical, cognitive and ambulatory limitations. Classes include reality orientation, exercise, crafts and games, cooking and current events. Intergenerational approach used and reinforced with cooperation of a pre-school on site. Health screening services conducted on a monthly basis.

*Source: Orange County Area Agency on Aging, Senior Services Office.

Clipboard researched by Rick VanderKnyff, Dan Crump, Nancy Reed, Henry Rivero, Deborrah Wilkinson / Los Angeles Times

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