continued “My son work everyday,” said Radyn. “He can't take me here.”
They offer speech therapy, once a month a dentist comes in, an eye doctor can be available. They'll even get the prescriptions for the day care people, if they use the North Creek pharmacy. To encourage on-time med taking, the staff swill set up a days-of-the-week pill sorter.
They'll even bathe their participants and wash their hair, one of Radyn's favorite parts of the program. She showed off her freshly-polished nails, painted a deep purple.
“The care that they get is practically specialized,” said Stoddard.
Besides the medical attention, the attendees get a chance to socialize. They even go on a trip every month. They just visited a chinese buffet in Glens Falls and recently visited a military museum in Saratoga.
They also do in-house activities, like board games and cooking. Radyn pointed at the fridge in the activity room and a foam penguin mounted there, noting that her group made a bunch of decorations for a holiday sale.
“It's health care and it's fun, too,” said Stoddard.
The program currently has eight regulars, but they don't come everyday. They can take 10 people a day for the 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. program. Participants can come in as few as one or as many as five days in a week.
Medicaid will cover the cost of the daycare, but private insurance holders have to pay a significant amount to participate, said Stoddard.
For more information, visit AdirondackNursing.com or call 518-251-2447.