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Posted September 17, 2021 | 4:51 PM

Hillsborough Adult Day Services Hosts Programs to Recognize National Adult Day Services Week

Daily programs and presentations help address issues that older adults and caregivers face

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2021) - Next week is National Adult Day Services Week, and Hillsborough County Adult Day Services will recognize its staff, clients, and caregivers with activities and programs from Sept. 20-23.

The planned programs will promote and celebrate the role of Adult Day Services in the daily lives of older adults. Adult Day Services provides comprehensive health services, social services, supportive services, and therapeutic services to older adults in Hillsborough County. The services also aid caregivers who dedicate their time assisting older adults.

Adult Day Services Week programs include:

  • Adult Day Services Celebration from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20
  • Presentation on Person-Centered Care Approach from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21
  • Fall Prevention Day presentation on How Falls Can Be Prevented from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 22
  • Mind Diet Cooking demonstration and presentation from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 23

All programs are open to the public and can be accessed virtually on Zoom at this link. Participants can also join the presentations by calling (929) 205-6099 and entering meeting identification number 889 0015 3048 and passcode number 175230.

Former President Ronald Reagan proclaimed National Adult Day Services Week in 1983 with the goal to raise awareness of the availability and accessibility of adult day services programs throughout the country. With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the challenges for older adults and their families have been even greater.    

For information about Hillsborough County Adult Day Services, contact Elissa Bass, Hillsborough County Adult Day Services nurse manager, at (813) 734-5763 or BassE@HCFLGov.net, or visit HCFLGov.net/Aging.

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