What ASK Provides

ASK provides a varied program of activities. Each month a calendar of activities and news is distributed to members and their families.

Here is a typical day for an ASK participant:

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

8:30 – 9 am Reminder call re: pick-up time
9:30 – 10am Picked up by HandyDART or arranged transportation
10:00 – 10:45 Coffee time to chat and make friendships.
10:45 – 11:45 Participants choose between two or more activities
11:45 – 12:15 Specialized Exercise Program
12:15 – 1:30 A full lunch is served including a soup and a delicious dessert
1:30 – 2: 30 Participants can usually choose between two or more activities. Sometimes we have guest entertainment, special events or all-day outings
2:30 – 2:45 The day ends with juice and a sing-a-long
2:45 – 3:30 Participants are taken home by HandyDart or picked up by family.

Highlights of the Many Services We Provide

DSC01237♥ Scenic drives in our 18 passenger bus
♥ Nutritious hot lunches.
♥ Take-home meals, upon request.
♥ Podiatry
♥ Footcare nurse
♥ Music Therapy
♥ Information on other health and community resources
♥ Support group for caregivers.

Specialized Therapeutic Programs

DSC01812Specialized exercises to improve strength and balance
♥ Music Therapy and Sing-a-longs
♥ Special restaurant lunch outings
♥ Horticulture Therapy
♥ Community Outings / Day Trips
♥ Discussion Groups
♥ Crafts
♥ Pet Therapy
♥ Word Games and quizzes
♥ Active games like Bocce Ball
♥ Specialized Yoga classes
♥ Gentle Tai Chi