Caregivers and their needs are included in the experience of Landis Adult Day Services. Understanding the stressors and being knowledgeable about the services available are part of what the staff can provide for caregivers. Landis Adult Day Services can be the bridge that allows you to care for yourself while taking care of an aging loved one.
Enriching Each Day Together
Each day can be an enriching day when your loved one spends it with the professional, devoted team members of Landis Adult Day Services. In this homelike environment, attention to their special moments, celebrations and interests bring alive the time they spend together
How Can I Keep My Memory Sharp as I Age? How many of us have had the occasional “senior moment,” where you walk into a room and forget why you went there in the first place or you completely miss an appointment because it just slipped your mind? Those are very common examples of memory lapses that can occur at any age.
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey has been the foundation for long term care planning since 2004. Knowing the costs of different types of care – whether the care is provided at home or in a facility – can help you plan for these expenses. The 2017 survey, conducted by Carescout®, one of the most comprehensive of its kind, covering 440 regions across the U.S. and based on data collected from more than 15,000 completed surveys,
Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month booklet (download PDF)
Enjoy a booklet compiled by Adult Day Services staff full of puzzles and fun facts to celebrate Brain Awareness Month.
Tips for Visiting Persons with Memory Loss (download PDF)
Compiled by Faith Hoover, Director of Adult Day Services at Landis Homes
Penn State University Study — Adult day care services provide much-needed break to family caregivers
July 18, 2011 – Used by permission
University Park, Pa. — Adult day care services significantly reduce the stress levels of family caregivers of older adults with dementia, according to a team of Penn State and Virginia Tech researchers. Click to read article.
Open to the Public
Memory Loss Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month, except for December, when the group does not meet. The group organized for support and information is co-sponsored with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter. It is free and open to the public. For more information contact Landis Homes at (717) 581-3939. Download brochure: Memory Loss Support Group
Parkinson’s Support Group meets the third Monday of each month from March through November at 2:00 p.m. in the Westview Community Room at Landis Homes. Persons with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers are welcome to attend for education and support. For more information or call (717) 509-5494.
No Longer Alone Ministries Family Support Group was started in 1991 when a small number of people, concerned about their loved ones experiencing mental illness, got together to encourage each other. The group quickly grew into a Family Support Group where members experiencing understanding of their realities, something many had not received elsewhere. Meetings are held the fourth Sunday of every month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Rossmere Mennonite Church, For more information, please call Joy at 717-381-5300 or JAlbright@LandisCommunities.org.