What is an example of a typical day at Maintaining Independence?
- 8:45 Patients are picked up at home by Maintaining Independence and brought to the facility in Hooksett, New Hampshire
- 9:30-10:00 Nutritional and culturally appropriate breakfast is served
10:00-10:30 Physically stimulating group activity and exercise (yoga, zumba gold, stretching)
- 10:30-12:00 Specialized care is provided to participants, as outlined in their individual care plan, including blood glucose and vital signs monitoring, assistance with Activities of Daily Living and medication administration. Group activities are also held during this time.
- 12:00-12:45 Nutritional and culturally appropriate lunch will be served
- 12:45-2:30 Educational courses, Citizenship Test preparation, mentally stimulating games, puzzles, arts and crafts
- 2:30-3:15 Participants are brought back to their homes
How are services culturally appropriate?
- Staff are fluent in English, Nepali or Spanish (No need for translators)
- Meals consist of native cuisine
- Individual care plans take cultural norms into consideration
- Citizenship test training and ESOL classes
Who should attend?
- Anyone 18 and older who has any of the following:
- Difficulty with activities of daily living
- Has been diagnosed with a sub-acute or chronic illness
- Lacks social interaction
- Is physically challenged
- Limited in their ability to live independently
Who pays for Adult Day Services?
- All services are completely covered for participants with insurance coverage through Medicaid, New Hampshire Healthy Families, Well Sense and the Choices for Independence Waiver (CFI).
- Self pay is an option for participants without one of the insurances listed above