Jamestown Gazette

Taft Center Participants Making Easter Baskets

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Chautauqua Adult Day Services

Crafts have always been one of our number one activities at Chautauqua Adult Day Services. Over the past few weeks participants have been working on making Easter baskets and it has been a huge success. The Easter baskets are made out of recycled materials covered in felt and decorated. Many of our participants have been making more than one basket for themselves. They have made others to give to their family members especially their grandchildren. Once they finish making the Easter basket they choose colored plastic eggs to put inside and fill them with candy.

Chautauqua Adult Day Services offers senior day programs for adults sixty years of age and older who live in community. The day programs enable seniors to have quality of life through socialization and activity programming. The sites provide breakfast, snack and a hot noon time meal for participants. There is also a Community Recreation Program that helps persons participate in outings in the community and the sites offer pet therapy, ceramics, music programs, arts and crafts and much more on an ongoing basis. In addition, the agency also has a “Saturday Program” in Jamestown which helps participants stay involved in community events and out-door recreation.

The Chautauqua Adult Day services is a not for profit United Way community partner, that provides an affordable option for older adults in the community to remain independent and at home.

Chautauqua Adult Day Services has four sites throughout Chautauqua County located in Westfield, Jamestown, and Dunkirk. One of its sites in Jamestown, the Present Center is a program specifically for older adults with Alzheimer’s Disease. For information: visit www.seniordayprograms.com or call Westfield- (716) 326-6842 Dunkirk- (716) 366-8786 Jamestown- (716) 664-9759.

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