The Gateway Family YMCA – WISE Center YMCA Branch Provides Open House During National Adult Day Services Week

UNION, NJ (September 2017) – In honor of National Adult Day Services Week, The Gateway Family YMCA - WISE Center YMCA Branch is hosting an open house for their Adult Day Services Program September 18 -22 10:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-2:30pm. The WISE Center YMCA Branch is located at 2095B Berwyn Street, Union, NJ, providing senior services through targeted programs including W.I.S.E. Social Adult Day Services Program, the Connections program for persons diagnosed with Early Stage Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s NJ Caregiver Support Group, Bereavement Support Group and PERSYS – Personal Emergency Response Systems.

The W.I.S.E. (Wellness, Independence and Socialization for our Elders) Adult Day Services Program is a social day program designed to help adults maintain their independence and improve their quality of life through activities designed to meet their special needs. Loved ones are cared for in a caring, safe and supportive environment, while caregivers are provided a necessary respite. The WISE Adult Day Services program has served the local community for over 30 years.

“The WISE Adult Day Services program is a unique program our YMCA offers the local community,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO, The Gateway Family YMCA. “Our dedicated staff team understands the daily stress of being a caregiver and feels that assisting the caregiver is just as important as assisting their loved one.”

The WISE Center YMCA is the fifth branch in The Gateway Family YMCA association, serving the community in Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County, NJ. “Providing an Open House during National Adult Day Services Week helps to shed light on the need in our local community for adult social day services programs and respite for caregivers and families,” stated Melynda A. Mileski, EVP/COO, The Gateway Family YMCA.

The Gateway Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strenghthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility. The Y impacts the community by providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faiths or incomes. The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community.

For more information about The Gateway Family YMCA or the WISE Center YMCA Branch, visit www.tgfymca.org or contact wiseinfo@tgfymca.org.