Frequently Asked Questions

What are the fees for the Messiah Lifeways Adult Day program? 

 

The rates are based on two levels of care, a half-day rate (4 hours or less) or full-day rate (8 hours), along with a separate bathing and grooming charge. For more information and a full list of rates, please call the respective location or download the Adult Day Fact Sheet.

 
 

Does my loved one have to attend Adult Day services eight hours a day, five days a week?

 
No. The Adult Day program provides great flexibility by offering a full- or half-day program, which can be scheduled for as little as one day a week.
 
 
How old must you be to attend Messiah Lifeways Adult Day?
 

Anyone age 60 and better is eligible to use the program.

 
 

Is there financial assistance available to pay for Adult Day services?

 

Yes. Financial assistance is available for those who may qualify. The County Agency on Aging and Community Services provides funding for those deemed eligible. The Messiah Lifeways Community Support Fund is another funding resource. For more information, please call the respective location.

 
 

Is there transportation available for Adult Day services? 

 

Yes. Please call the desired location for details on Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, and York counties transportation services.

Our Adult Day program in Cumberland County serves the entire Central PA region, including Dauphin County. Whether you live in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, or the surrounding area, we have adult day services that can enrich the life of your loved one. Contact us today for more information.

Mechanicsburg location: 717.790.8224

Carlisle location: 717.243.0447

 
 

How do I enroll my loved one in the Adult Day program?

 

First, you should schedule an appointment to visit to learn more about the program. During your visit, the staff can explain the enrollment process. To enroll, a care assessment must be performed by an Adult Day staff member, and a medical evaluation form must be completed by a physician.

 
 
 
 
 
 


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