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EASTER SEALS DAY BREAK AT THE MILLER CENTER
2010 Mizell Ave.
Day Break is an adult day health care program located at the Elinor & T. William Miller, Jr. Center in Winter Park, Florida. Day Break is an Adult Day Services program that offers adults, over 18 years of age, with disabilities and/or special needs, older adults and adults with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disorders. Other types include stroke recovery, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and mental illness.
Day Break is licensed by the State of Florida Agency of Health Care Administration.
Open Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:30pm to allow family members and caregivers to continue working in the community knowing their loved one is in a safe, stimulating environment during the day.
Adults who are experiencing a decrease in physical, mental or social abilities. Participants may have physical limitations, Alzheimer's disease, developmental disabilities, emotional problems, and behavioral problems such as wandering and difficulty communicating. Participants may simply need a social community to be a part of, a place to make friends, socialize and have a day full of meaningful activities.
*You want to prolong placing your loved one in a nursing home.
*You're worried about leaving your loved one at home.
*Your loved one needs medication and/or personal care throughout the day.
*You want the staff to be highly qualified and professional, and the atmosphere to be warm and comforting.
*You think your loved one is getting lonely, depressed or frustrated and needs a social outlet.
*You need to spend more time with your family, at work or simply need time for yourself.
*You feel like you just can't handle it all anymore.
*You want nothing but the best for your loved one.
Day Break participants enjoy a variety of educational and social activities that focus on five areas Cognition, Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Socialization and Health & Wellness. Daily activities include, but are not limited to - current events discussions, arts and craft projects, poetry, cultural events, field trips, gardening, outdoor walks and simple exercises, music therapy, intergenerational activities, dancing, pet therapy and health education, which contribute to an enriching experience. Here is a PDF of the February 2013 activities calendar. To obtain a copy of the most recent calendar, please contact Kristin Kane, Activities Director, at (407) 629-4565 ext. 12107.
Participants enjoy a healthy lunch daily developed by a registered dietitian. A continental breakfast and an afternoon snack are also provided.
In addition to the broad range of educational, social and recreational activities, health related services are available at Day Break should you need them. These include:
∙ Nursing care and health monitoring.
For a minimal extra charge:
∙ Full service hair care salon.
Other services that can be arranged through Day Break include:
Call (407) 629-4565 for more information, or stop in for a tour.
Participants may attend from one to five days per week.
Financial assistance may be available for qualified individuals who are unable to cover the full cost of the program.