An Ever-Growing Story

The Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is for adults over the age of 18 who need: 

  • Socialization opportunities with peers
  • Assistance with daily living tasks
  • Supervision for safety
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Therapy services/exercise
  • Memory Treatment

Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is for caregivers who need:

  • Personal time for themselves
  • Support groups (First and Third Wednesday of the Month from 12-1 pm)
  • Personal counseling by a geriatric social worker
  • Community geriatric resource referrals
  • An alternative to delay institutionalization of a loved one
  • Flexible scheduling, creating your own full or 1/2 day schedule
  • Affordable care as the cost for families is less when compared to senior residential facilities

Your Participation Counts

ABOUT CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

  • The director of the program is Kathy Rhoads. She has a Master's Degree in Social Work with a Certification in Gerontology. She holds a Clinical Social Worker in Gerontology (CSW-G) credential and is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She is also a certified dementia practitioner. Kathy has over 30 years of experience in Geriatric Care.
  • The assistant director of the program is Robin Cain. She is an RN with over 25 years of experience in hospice and geriatric care. Robin also has a background in art and runs our intergenerational art program for people with dementia, called OMA (Opening Minds through Art).
  • Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is a location for an Alzheimer affiliated support group facilitated by Kathy Rhoads. The support group meets the first and third Wednesday of the month between 12:00pm-to 1:00pm. All interested caregivers are welcome. For more information about Alzheimer Disease contact www.alzheimers-illinois.org
  • Circle of Friends Adult Day Center is a provider site for Southern Illinois University's Center for Alzheimer Disease Related Disorders (CADRD).  For further information about this SIU School of Medicine program, click here.  Free memory assessments can be done at Circle of Friends Adult Day Center.
  • Circle of Friends Adult day Center is a member of the Illinois Adult Day Services Association.  For further information about Adult Day Services, visit their site at www.IADSA.com and at www.NADSA.org
  • For information about financial assistance for potential customers, over the age of sixty, please us this link to the Illinois Department on Aging Services www.state.il.us/aging or visit Care Horizon's website at www.carehorizon.org
  • For information about financial assistance for potential customers, under the age of sixty, please contact this web site www.dhs.state.il.us/ The program which provides financial assistance for adult day care is titled Home Services Program.
  • Local program resources in our geographic area can be found through 2-1-1 information and referral www.211.org