Adult Day Care Center Opens at the Oak Park Arms

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The Oak Park Arms retirement community has opened an adult day care center, providing a life enrichment program, for seniors 55 and older. Open to all seniors in the area, the day care provides a safe and stimulating environment for participants during daytime hours.

Adult Day Care Program Opens at the Oak Park Arms
"The day care center is a safe and healthy place for a loved one to spend daytime hours with their day care family, then return home in the evenings," said Moses Williams, executive director of the Oak Park Arms.

The Oak Park Arms Adult Day Care, a life enrichment program for older adults, opens Monday, Jan. 7, at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park.

“The purpose of Oak Park Arms Adult Day Care is to provide personal attention and to promote social, physical and emotional well-being to seniors in a private, structured setting,” said Moses Williams, executive director of the Oak Park Arms.

“Participants will spend their daytime hours with their day care family, then return home in the evenings,” he explained.

A nurse consultant works with each program participant, his or her family and the staff to design individualized care plans that will optimize the adult day care experience. Among the array of activities will be educational programs, presentations from experts, performances, arts and crafts, current events, games, reminiscing opportunities and health maintenance.

Oak Park Arms Adult Day Care will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Continental breakfast, a hot healthy lunch and a nutritious afternoon snack are served daily.

The program is housed within the award-winning Oak Park Arms Retirement Community in a safe and secure private area.

“Our adult day care is a healthy and safe place for a loved one,” Williams said. “Our promise is to enhance the lives of the people we serve. We are very proud to offer this new enrichment program.”

For more information, visit http://www.oakparkadultdaycare.com or call 708-386-4040.

About the Oak Park Arms:

The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community which provides senior housing in the form of independent living and assisted living apartments. Additional services include short-term stays, a transitional care program, and an adult day care. “The Arms” opened as a luxurious hotel in 1922 and for decades, it was the scene of wedding receptions, proms and ballroom dances. In the mid-1970s, two friends bought the hotel and created an active retirement community that was – and remains - full of life, service and spirit. Today, the same two friends remain involved and committed to excellence, ensuring that The Arms continues as an industry leader with a legacy of eminence and distinction.

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