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.
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
♥ Scenic drives in our 18 passenger bus
♥ Nutritious hot lunches.
♥ Take-home meals, upon request.
♥ Footcare nurse
♥ Music Therapy
♥ Information on other health and community resources
♥ Support group for caregivers.
Specialized Therapeutic Programs
♥ Specialized exercises to improve strength and balance
♥ Music Therapy and Sing-a-longs
♥ Special restaurant lunch outings
♥ Horticulture Therapy
♥ Community Outings / Day Trips
♥ Discussion Groups
♥ Pet Therapy
♥ Word Games and quizzes
♥ Active games like Bocce Ball
♥ Specialized Yoga classes
♥ Gentle Tai Chi