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Caregiver Resources: A Guide to Chicago Area Adult Day Care Centers

Chicago seniors having fun in adult day care center

Whether it's to promote health through social interaction or to provide supervisory care to those with Dementia & Alzheimer's, adult day cares are becoming a popular option for seniors throughout Chicago and suburbs. Through group activities and engagement, these adult day cares in the Chicago suburbs offer safe spaces that support the health, nutritional, social, and daily living needs of older adults. In addition, they offer needed respite to family caregivers. 

At LifeStyle Options, we understand how important options are to the families we serve. We've compiled a list of local, Chicago adult day care centers, so you can compare and make the right choice for yourself or your loved one. 

Please note: LifeStyle Options is not affiliated with any of the adult day care centers listed. Please contact the facility directly for more details.  


 


Cherished Place Adult Day Care Arlington Heights
Cherished Place Adult Day Club

(2 locations)

800 W Oakton Street, Arlington Heights, IL 

(847) 368-7526

 

417 W Main Street #2, West Dundee

(847) 568-5767

 

"Cherished Place is a unique adult day club that offers therapeutic activities and individualized services in a group setting for older adults with a variety of care needs. The program focuses on the dignity and individuality of each member, and Club members are encouraged to participate in programs specially tailored to their needs, abilities and interests." 

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7am-6pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: No minimum required; however 2 days are recommended

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Games, classes, music therapy, fitness & more

Meals: Hot meals & snacks are provided

Payment Assistance: Sliding scale for private pay; VA benefits; and for qualified applicants, financial assistance is available through the State of Illinois Community Care Program (CCP). 

 


 

Community Adult Day Center Downers GroveCommunity Adult Day Center

4501 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 

(630) 968-1060

 

"Our mission is to serve adults with cognitive and physical disabilities by providing a social program to enhance  quality of life for the individual and their family."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7:30am-5:45pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: No minimum required; however 2 days are recommended; half days available

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Games & puzzles, art projects, music & movies, exercise & more

Caregiver Assistance: Private caregivers are welcome to attend & assist 

Meals: Nutritionally balanced lunch & 2 snacks are provided

Payment Assistance: Available, contact for details

 


 

ESSE Adult Day Services Glen Ellyn Warrenville WheatonESSE Adult Day Services (3 locations)

Faith Lutheran Church, 41 N Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL

Community Baptist Church, 28W444 Main Street, Warrenville

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S Wheaton Ave, Wheaton

(630) 260-3773

 

"We encourage our participants to be all that they can be by providing opportunities for socialization and meaningful activities in a caring environment. Our Mission is "to provide adult care options that promote the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of older adults and their families."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7am-5pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: No minimum; half days available

Transportation Available: No

Activities: Chair exercises, music, arts & crafts, games & more

Caregiver Assistance: Private caregivers are welcome to attend & assist, however staff will assist with toileting as needed

Meals: Morning & afternoon snack and lunch are provided

Payment Assistance:  For qualified applicants, financial assistance is available through the State of Illinois Community Care Program (CCP)

 


 

Gottlieb Adult Day Center Melrose Park ILGottlieb Adult Day Center

701 W. North Ave, Melrose Park, IL

(708) 681-3200

 

"The staff works with clients and caregivers to provide social, recreational and healthy activities in a group setting. The overall goal is to maintain or restore each client's optimal level of functioning. In the process, most clients reap the emotional rewards of interaction with their peers and the friendships that result."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required:  2 day minimum; half days available

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Arts & crafts, music programs, exercise, games, pet therapy & more

Caregiver Assistance: No private caregivers allowed; staff will assist with toileting as needed

Meals: Morning & afternoon snack and lunch are provided

Payment Assistance: Financial assistance is available for those who qualify through the Illinois Department on Aging’s Community Care Program (CCP) and the Veterans Administration.

 


 

House of Welcome Adult Day Services Northfield ILHouse of Welcome Adult Day Services

1779 Winnetka Rd, Northfield, IL

(847) 242-6250

 

"Using a person-centered approach, House of Welcome's Adult Day Services day program offers structured, therapeutic, small-group activities in a comfortable, home-like setting."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 8:30am-4pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: 2 day minimum required; 1 day for Mind Matters (early memory loss program)

Transportation Available: No

Activities: Games, cooking, exercise, pet therapy, gardening, trivia & more. Special services of bathing, hairdressing, massage therapy, and podiatry are also available. 

Caregiver Assistance: No private caregivers allowed; staff will assist with toileting as needed

Meals: Morning coffee & breakfast pastry and lunch are provided

Payment Assistance: Sliding scale payment options are available. program also accepts Long-term Care Insurance, as well as VA benefits. 


 

Naperville Senior Center Adult Day Services.pngNaperville Senior Center Adult Day Services

1504 N Naper Blvd, Suite 120, Naperville, IL

(630) 857-3017

 

"Our nurses and physical therapists help build or maintain strength, balance and mobility in a safe, secure and friendly environment. All activities are designed to help our Members, including the scheduling plenty of rest periods."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7:30am-6pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: 2 day minimum; half days are available

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Walking track, bunco, card clubs, games, arts & crafts, music, pet therapy & more

Caregiver Assistance: Private caregivers are welcome to attend & assist, however staff will assist with feeding & toileting as needed

Meals: Healthy snacks and hot lunch are provided

Payment Assistance: Call for details

 


 

Oak Park Arms Adult Day Care IllinoisOak Park Arms Adult Day Care

408 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL

(708) 386-4040

 

"The adult day care program at the Oak Park Arms is a secure place for a loved one. Our promise is that our day care participants live a fuller and more engaged life."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7am-6pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: 2 day minimum required

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Classes, memory stimulation games, music, arts & crafts, cards & more

Meals: Continental breakfast and 3-course lunch are provided

Payment Assistance: Unknown; call for details


 

Shelia Ray Adult Center Elk Grove Village ILShelia Ray Adult Center

225 E Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, IL

(847) 228-3616

 

"The Elk Grove Sheila Ray Adult Center offers greater quality of life through recreation and community involvement."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: Unknown, call for details

Transportation Available: Yes

Activities: Wii bowling, BINGO, cards, movies, walking club, crafts, ceramics, crochet & more

Meals: Hot lunch is provided

Payment Assistance: Unknown; call for details

 


Trinity Lutheran Church Adult Day Program Roselle ILTrinity Lutheran Church Adult Day Care

233 E Maple Ave, Roselle, IL

(630) 894-3810

 

"It is a place for people to meet with their peers and succeed with programs tailored to their abilities. Fostering each individual’s strengths and talents, we continually strive to create an atmosphere of acceptance and belonging."

 

Adult Day Care Hours: 7am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri

# of Days Required: 1 day minimum; half days available

Transportation Available: Unknown; call for details

Activities: Exercise, balloon volleyball, trivia games, and elective Bible study & devotions. Intergenerational programming is available with the church's on-site child care

Caregiver Assistance: Private caregivers are welcome to attend & assist as needed

Meals: Morning snack, hot lunch and afternoon juice are provided

Payment Assistance: Unknown, call for details


 

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Posted on February 26, 2018 by Gina Intoppa

Gina Intoppa

Written by Gina Intoppa