The Adult Day Services program at Saint Clare's Hospital in Alton offers seniors a place to stay active with their peers, and family the peace of mind knowing they can go to work or run errands and their loved one will be safe. The program recently received a grant from the Daughters of Charity of St. Louis, meaning there will be opportunities for more people to take part in the program.
Program coordinator Grace Curry says you can tour the facility if you have any questions.
The program is offered weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., with transportation available to those in Madison County. It offers not only respite for care givers, but also a special social support system. Every month, the staff members hold a Family Support Group meeting where the staff and family can get together and talk about ways to better care for their loved ones. Transportation is available to those in Madison County. To learn more, call 463-5333.