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Southern, Homestyle Cooking Served Daily

By Darla Gore, Program Director Today the clients at Baker Wellness Center had an awesome lunch. It was a lunch like every day because we have two ladies, Gladys and Theresa, who cook the food with love and pride. They cook the food as if they were cooking it for their own family and it…

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3 Ways Veterans Can Thrive in Adult Day Health Centers

For all of our stories, we have changed the names and details to protect the identity of our clients. While the persons may not be exactly the same, we maintain enough of the details to ensure the same general idea. Mr. D liked to say he traveled the world for work. That was his joking…

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Caring for our Veterans

As we wind down our shortened summer week, we wanted to share some of our thoughts on the meaning of July Fourth to us here at Baker Wellness Through the years, we’ve cared for al ot of fascinating people. Folks from all walks of life find their way to Baker Wellness. Plant workers, home makers,…

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Elder Abuse: A Devastating Condition

This week as education focused on safety, one of the topics was elder abuse. Even though our clients are not all elderly, this type of abuse can also happen to the disabled person. The purpose of educating the clients about the devastating condition of elder abuse is in order for them to recognize it either…

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How Do I Pay for Adult Day Health Care?

Mom has been getting older. She has alot of needs and medical issues. Ever since dad passed away, she has been more withdrawn and it seems like every day another one of her friends has passed away. In addition to that you worry that she’s not taking her medicines, or that she hasn’t taken all…

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Summer Safety Week

Mrs. Darla is continuing our safety education series this week with a focus on Tips for Summer Safety. This week’s teaching at Baker Wellness Center continued to focus on safety. Not only do the clients receive education, but the employees receive it every two weeks. Since June is safety month, the employees were given education…

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Rainy Weather Doesn’t Have to Be Gloomy

Rainy Weather Doesn’t Have to be Gloomy By: Darla Gore MHA It is a rainy day here at Baker Wellness Center and many of our clients did not come today. However, I must say that the Direct Service Workers (DSW’s) that we have here are awesome. They do a great job entertaining the clients even…

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Tropical Storm Cindy Update

6/20/17, 1400: It looks like that the storm is making a westward push. Make sure that you have your plan in place! Stay informed with the National Hurricane Center  

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(Possible) Tropical Storm Cindy

We waited a bit to post this, but we wanted to have some of the latest information. It looks like what may become Tropical Storm Cindy will make its way toward us TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH. First of all, stay updated regarding the storms path here Second, use our checklist to make sure that you’ve made…

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Our Beautiful Clients

I planned on summarizing the teaching I did this week; however, I am going to write about something else. These clients amaze me. Each one of them has something special about them. One lady rides her wheelchair pass my office and waves at me with this great big grin and a giggle. There is another…

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