Telespond Senior Services, Inc. Announces New Name, Senior Day Services

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After 45 years of serving our communities’ elderly, Telespond Senior Services, Inc. announces a new name and brand, Senior Day Services. The company recently launched the new branding along with a new website in order to reach clients and their caregivers more effectively, The senior care center, based in Scranton, provides: on-site Adult Day Care and a variety of in-home services to individuals and families.

The goal at Senior Day Services is to provide care for older and disabled adults so they may continue living in their own homes for as long as possible.  “Families often face the emotionally difficult and costly choice of placing a family member in a nursing home or assisted living facility,” said President and CEO, Jeff Marquardt.”  “At Senior Day Services, we offer programs and services which are cost-effective alternatives to these difficult choices.  Our mission is to provide life-enriching services to older adults and their families on both a community-wide and individual basis.  By doing so, we provide much needed relief to caregivers so that loved ones can live in the comfort of their own homes.”

A featured program at Senior Day Services is the Adult Day Care Center located in Scranton.  This medical model facility provides therapeutic, social, and health services during the day, which include socialization, educational and leisure activities, bathing and grooming services, nutritional hot meals, physical and occupational therapies, hands-on exercise and ambulation.  The center staffs Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Physical Therapists, and Aides to meet the unique needs of its clients.  Senior Day Services can also provide door-to-door transportation for clients, which allows caregivers to pursue their normal daily schedules.

Through the In-Home Personal Care programs and the affordable Daily Living Care program, older adults receive individual assistance within the comfort of their own homes.  Senior Day Services’ staff will assist with meal preparation, bathing and dressing, shopping, and will also perform light cleaning duties.

The Senior Companion program provides a free service to older adults who wish to have companionship at home for a few hours per week. This program is designed as a friendly visitor program, where seniors pursue hobbies and socialization.

Senior Day Services is a nonprofit organization founded in 1974 to provide care and assistance to older and disabled populations of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The main facility is located at 1200 Saginaw Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania.  Additionally, Senior Day Services manages The Abington Community Senior Center and assists with the management of the Taylor Senior Center.  Senior Day Services is an approved not for profit, 501© (3) organization and are funded, in part, under a contract with the PA Department of Aging and the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging, the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, the Human Services Development Fund, and other area foundations and contributions.

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