Service Information
Young/Early Onset (YODA) Club
Region of Waterloo Community Services Division
Category: Adult Day Program
Target Population: Alzheimer/Dementia, Younger Onset Dementia
Program open with limited capacity. Minimum 3-6 month wait.
Service Details
Description:
The Young/Early Onset Program (YODA Club) runs on Wednesdays at the Waterloo Community Alzheimer Program site from 11:00am-4:00pm. This program is intended for persons who have been diagnosed with a dementia before the age of 65 and who meet program eligibility (ie: do not require a secure environment, manage their own personal care and medications, are in the early stages of memory loss, and are willing and able to participate in the program).
Languages: English
Meal Options:
Special Diets Available: Bland, Chopped, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Ground, Kosher, Lactose Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Minced, Puree, Puree, Renal, Softened, Thickened Fluids, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal Service Type: Hot Entrees
Cultural Cuisine Adaptability
Food Allergy Adaptability
Cost to Client:
$17.50 per day
Eligibility Criteria
Criteria:
Persons who have been diagnosed before the age of 65 with a dementia; applicants must be willing and able to participate safely in group programming, must be medically stable, in the early stages of memory loss, and must be independent with Activities of Daily Living ( and able to self manage medications with reminders). Applicants must not be exit-seeking. Smokers must agree to refrain from smoking for the duration of the program.
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  • Referral Contact Information
    Referral Fax:
    1 (519) 904-0920
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