St. Ann Center is an intergenerational day care center that is open from 6 am to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The term “intergenerational” implies care for individuals of all ages, of every generation. The Center offers day services for children, adults with disabilities, older adults, persons with dementia/Alzheimer's. In addition, St. Ann's offers a variety of services to the general public.
St. Ann's state-certified Day Center services for adults include socialization, art and music therapy, spiritual counseling, planned activities including field trips, meals and snacks with special diets. Full time medical treatments and medicine distributed by full-time on-site nurse. Free therapy assessment to determine physical, occupational, and speech therapy needs. Pedicure is provided by podiatrist on a tri-monthly basis. An indoor park and outdoor garden available. On-site washing machine and dryer. Whirlpool bathing is available for adults including those who do not participate in the Day Center.
For persons with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, Shepherd House provides day services (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.) in a secure, home-like setting at 3221 South Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53235.
A support group for caregivers of the elderly meets at Shepherd House on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. The public is welcome.
Respite care provides temporary relief for caregivers from the continuous responsibility of caring for an individual with special needs. The new 9-bed overnight respite center is staffed 24 hour a day by experienced, professional and trained caregivers. It has private, single bed guest rooms; housekeeping and bed linen daily services; three hot, healthy meals a day and snacks; personal care assistance; medication management & medical needs supervision including blood pressure checks and blood sugar testing by a registered nurse; activities; and religious services, if desired. Additional services are available. Respite stays should be pre-arranged. Respite funding may be available through the Family Caregiver Support Network.
The general public can take advantage of the heated swimming pool and hot tub spa, beauty salon, Benevolent Touch workshops, Cafe and Gift Shop, special events and much more.
Alternate: (414) 977-5044 Shepherd House,
Fax: (414) 977-5012,
Other: (414) 977-5033 Overnight Respite,
Main: (414) 977-5000
Fixed: $0.00 Affordable: N $130 to $230 per person per night,
Other: $47.00 Affordable: N Day services: $50.08-$75/day depending on level of care