Weymouth MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014
Colonial Adult Day Health Center recently celebrated 35 years of service to older adults in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Nearly all 31 members of the Welch Healthcare & Retirement Group adult day health program gathered to celebrate the significant milestone while enjoying a delicious brunch and the music of musician Tom Madden entertained the members with a lively mix of classic and contemporary music.
The National Adult Day Service Association (NADSA) estimates more than 150,000 individuals receive daily services through the approximately 4,600 Adult Day Health centers nationwide. The Colonial center offers a coordinated program of daily activities, nutritious meals and health care services that include medical supervision, health care monitoring and supportive counseling. Adult Day Health members enjoy peer companionship and caregivers receive support and respite services.
“Adult Day Health is an important part of the Welch Group continuum of care offered to aging adults,” says Richard M. Welch, president of Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group. “Over the years this senior care option has provided significant peace of mind to many seniors and caregivers,” adds Welch. Colonial Adult Day Health opened in 1979, making it one of the longest running programs in the state.
The Adult Day Health Program at Colonial in Weymouth is a part of the continuum of care provided by the Welch Group, which also includes Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center and Allerton House Assisted Living Community at Central Park.
For more than 65 years, Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group has been a leading provider of services to seniors and their families who may need housing or care options, including independent living, assisted living, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care, Alzheimer’s care, adult day health or home care services. Residences and skilled centers are located in Brighton and throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts including Braintree, Duxbury, Hingham, Marshfield, Quincy and Weymouth. To learn more, visit: http://www.welchhrg.com.