Friendship House* Adult Day Care by the Visiting Nurse Association Serving Morris County, New Jersey
Caregivers whose loved ones have attended Friendship House, in their own words:
"Friendship House has been a life saver for me as a caregiver and stimulating for my wife who has dementia."
"Friendship House helps me balance caring for my 92-year-old mother, my 14-year-old daughter and myself. Mom looks forward to the days she goes to Friendship House and it's the highlight of her week."
Friendship House, a social adult day center operated by the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey, is a safe haven where individuals with physical and cognitive challenges can find acceptance, companionship and practical assistance while their primary caregivers are afforded the peace-of-mind required to take a respite. The goal of Friendship House is to bring some joy into the lives of its clients and then return them to the care of loved ones who are refreshed by the "off duty" time we have provided.
Friendship House is located at 130 Powerville Rd., Boonton, NJ 07005.
Dispelling some myths about adult day care
Many people who are unfamiliar with social adult day programs have misconceptions about the services they provide. That may explain why visitors to Friendship House are often surprised to find a happy group engaged in diverse activities designed to help maintain their optimum physical and mental function and best possible quality-of-life.
Our staff, which includes program and activities coordinators, certified home health aides and a nurse, maintain a caring, stimulating, therapeutic and enjoyable environment. In fact, Friendship House provides:
If you are caring for aging parents, or have a homebound loved one who would benefit from a social adult day program, click here.
Call 1-800-WE-VISIT or call Friendship House directly at 973-451-4152.
*Friendship House and it's services are made possible through grants received from the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, United Way of Northern New Jersey, New Jersey Department of Human Services and private donations. Financial assistance and sliding-scale fees are available to those who qualify.