How do I know that my family member is eligible for services?

Individuals who are in need of the following are eligible: Assistance and supervision due to physical, emotional or cognitive impairments, such as those who require: Assistance with activities of daily living Health monitoring and supervision on a regular basis Assistance overcoming difficulties associated with functional limitation or disabilities Support making transitions … Read More

How do families pay for services?

Private Pay: The State of Alaska, Division of Senior and Disability Services provides Day Break a grant for Adult Day Services. This grant enables Day Break to offer Adult Day Services to members who live at home and are paying for services privately a discounted rate through a sliding fee scale. This payment for services is based on income. The rate is established with the ACMHS Financial Intake … Read More

What does a typical day look like?

Example of daily schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.         Arrival: Coffee/Tea, Current Events, Crossword & Discussion 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.            Group and Individual Projects 10:30 a.m. to Noon          Walking Group 11 a.m. to Noon                Exercise Noon to 1 p.m.  Lunch 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.                Movie or games 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday               … Read More

What is your hours of operation?

Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … Read More

What kind of activities do you have?

Day Break focuses on keeping the members active, we are a social model and have a therapeutic activity based schedule Monday through Friday. Activities include events which stimulate the mind, the body and the spirit. Staff work together as a team and with members to develop activities that are meaningful and promote both cognitive and physical well-being. Below are listed just a sample of the … Read More

What is the Mission and Philosophy of Day Break?

Day Break began in 1982 and has an amazing history of wonderful service to individuals, their families and our community. Our mission is to provide adult day services for individuals to age in place and provide information, support, and education and referral services. Our philosophy is to provide an activity based program that is based on individual needs and abilities, being flexible to … Read More