Social Adult Day Program


The Kaplen Adult Reach Center provides programming that is designed to meet the special needs of older adults who are living with Alzheimer's disease and related forms of dementia. Our mission is to enhance the daily lives of our participants and to provide support and needed respite for their caregivers.

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This program prides itself as being a home away from home for their participants. In a warm, supportive, family-like setting, attendees enjoy programs set up in a Montessori style, which focuses on using and strengthening a participant’s individual abilities and skills.

Participants take on various responsibilities during activities, which increase self-esteem and give each member increased control over their day. 

Activities are held in a bright, spacious room with an adjoining patio and garden overlooking the children’s playground. 

It is a huge relief to know that my husband is being well taken care of while I am at work, instead of him staring at the television all day.

Julie  Caregiver of ARC Participant

This is my safe place. They understand what I am going through with my dad. I cant imagine this journey without the JCC support.

Rachel Caregiver of ARC participant

We have seen a huge difference in my mother since she has been attending the program – she’s more engaged with people and life.

Leslie Caregiver of ARC participant

Have questions about senior programs at the JCC? We’d love to answer them!
Please contact Judi Nahary, Director, Senior Adult Services

Senior woman with her grandchild and a paper heart cut out.
Senior playing a game on an ipad.
Senior man reading on an ipad.
Seniors painting pottery.
Seniors in a dance class.
Seniors playing cards.
Daughter kissing senior mother on the cheek.
Senior couple going over paperwork with someone.
Senior beading a bracelet.
Seniors on a zoom call.
Seniors on a zoom call.


March Family Dementia Caregiver Education Series

Laura Wayman ~ The Dementia Whisperer’s Overcoming Dementia Care Challenges Part II

Tuesdays at 12 noon, March 8, 15, 22, & 29

Free and open to the community

Join us as we learn strategies and techniques from the internationally recognized dementia care expert and author, Laura Wayman, who is giving meaning and purpose to those who are diagnosed with cognitive decline as well as peace of mind for their care-partners.

Topics Include:

A Loving Approach to Challenging Behaviors
Coping with Caregiver Stress 
Dealing with Anticipatory Grief 
My Five Top Caregiving Tips  

For more information and to register contact Marlene Ceragno at or call 201.569.7900 ext. 439

Once you register a Zoom link will be provided to attend

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