Adult Day Services Program

The Adult Day Services Program provides a structured environment which includes activities proven to improve the quality of life for the participant.

The staff of the Adult Day Services Program will work with you to arrange scheduling and/or transportation. We help you keep your loved one at home!

Participation in the Adult Day Services Program can improve the physical, mental and emotional well-being of clients by:

  • Providing social interaction
  • Reducing depression
  • Increasing self-esteem
  • Improving communication skills
  • Enhancing sleep at night
  • Relieving loneliness and boredom

Activities include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercises
  • Socialization
  • Education
  • Recreation/Leisure
  • Light Breakfast Snack, Noon Meal and 3:00 Snack
  • Community Involvement
  • Music/Singing
  • Group/Individual Activities

The Adult Day Services Program provides benefits for the primary caregiver and family members as well by:

  • Providing an affordable answer to in-home daytime care (Participants will not be turned away due to inability to pay -Title III-E)
  • Providing “guilt-free” time for the primary caregiver
  • Delaying the need to institutionalize or place a loved one

ADAKC Support Groups, Educational Classes, Respite Programs, & Resource Centers

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Disease Association of Kern County, Inc.
4203 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-8871

Early Stage Chat Group for Individuals with Dementia or Alzheimer’s
4th Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

Caregiver Support Group
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

Spouse Support Group
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

Survivor Chat Group
4th Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
(If you are living alone because your spouse was placed in care or your love one has passed you are considered a survivor)

Educational Classes

1st & 2nd Thursday of the month, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Adult Day 1-Day Respite Program

Lake Isabella
Friday, 9:00 am -1 :30 pm

Taft
Thursday, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Crisis Counseling

Resource Library

For additional information regarding any of these available support services please call, ADAKC at (661) 665-8871 or Toll Free at (888) 571-3443.

Funding for caregiver programs are made possible through a grant from the Kern County Department of Aging and Adult Services, provided to them by the Federal Government. Occasional respite care participants will not be denied services due to inability to pay.

(Older American’s Act, Title lll-E.)