CARING DAYS

 

Caring Days, an adult day care center, bridges the gap between independent living and highly restricted care. It provides a secure and happy environment for our clients and carefully planned activities to keep them using their cognitive, language, social, and motor skills. 

 

In 1994, members of First Presbyterian Church recognized the need for adult day care for those experiencing memory loss. Currently, 21 congregation of various denominations work together to provide this program. They incorporated into a group called Caring Congregations. Their first project, Caring Days Adult Day Care, opened on March 10, 1997.

 

Caring Days is the only
adult day care in the State of Alabama and one of only 19 programs in the U.S. who have been recognized as a Dementia Care Program of Distinction by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

In 1998, at the age of one, Caring Days won the prestigious LOTUS Award.
This award is presented annually by the Women's Committee of Spain Rehabilitation
Center in Birmingham, Alabama. It is given in recognition of outstanding contributions
toward improving quality of life for people with disabilities. In 2000, Caring Days
proudly became an agency of United Way of West Alabama. 

 

Notable achievements include:

 

• Featured in National Telethon for Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
• Hosted an art show in Hollywood with art from one of our clients
• Featured in the Combined Federal Campaign’s fundraising video
• Named an "Excellence in Care, Dementia Program of Distinction"
• Site for filming of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s training videos
• Received the 2015 Brodsky Grant for innovations in care

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The Mal and Charlotte Moore Center

943 31st Street East, Tuscaloosa AL, 35405
(across from Ridgecrest Baptist Church)

 

Hours: 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Days: Monday through Friday
Cost: $45 per full day (up to ten hours) / $30 for a 6 hour day

 

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The Mal and Charlotte Moore Center

943 31 St. E.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Located across the street from Ridgecrest Baptist Church

 

 

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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 3049
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

 

Telephone: (205)752-6840
Fax: (205)752-6841