adult day program week and Marita Kaplan came into our studios to tell
us more about the program and what it offers. Mary Donaldson has more.
The Director of the Adult Day
program in Kodiak, Marita Kaplan, says the program is very valuable to families
living with elders, or for senior citizens looking to interact with others. She
wants to remove any misconceptions about the program.
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the Adult Day Program is run by the Senior Citizens of Kodiak. It allows
working families to go about their normal work day, while knowing their family
member is in a safe environment during the day.
(Kaplan 2 :27s "...same
time as well.")
the program in Kodiak is one-of-a-kind compared to others around the state, and
(Kaplan 3 :24s "...would
not go that far.")
national Adult Day Program week is meant to enlighten the public on the wealth
of resources and services available to senior citizen with adult day programs.
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The Senior Citizens of Kodiak's
mission is to provide support services to those people 60 and over in Kodiak,
so that they might live longer with independence, honor and dignity. Kaplan
says anyone interested in learning more about the program can do so by calling
the Kodiak Senior Center.
I'm Mary Donaldson.