Life Choices Day Hab Metro North Communitas

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Contact Information

Communitas
Contact: Neil Wyatt, Director of Day Services
Email Address: nwyatt@theemarc.org
Phone: 781-587-2540

30-40 Audubon road Wakefield, MA 01880-2927
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Life Choices Day Hab Metro North

Narrative

Life Choices is an innovative Day Hab now located in Reading, Burlington and Beverly. Participants are grouped by age, interest and needs and each track of the program has a formal curriculum. The Health and Well Being Track includes the following components:
Sports and Fitness The sports and fitness program is designed so that everyone can participate and get healthy! Programs are planned so that each participant can set individual goals and work on improving their strength and stamina, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Some examples of fitness classes are: Walking Club, Yoga/Tai Chi, Strength Training, Sports and Games, and Aquatics. The Arc utilizes local YMCA facilities for many of our classes.

Nutrition The nutrition program focuses on nutrition awareness and healthy eating habits. Emphasis is placed on learning how to make healthy choices for your diet and how to plan, shop and prepare a simple meal. Some examples of nutrition classes are: Healthy Meal Planning, Shopping, and Basic Cooking, and Kitchen and Food Safety.

Self Awareness The self awareness program focuses on promoting the well being of each individual by improving personal hygiene, body image, self esteem, and social awareness. Some examples of our self awareness classes are: Health and Beauty, Healthy Relationships, Self Advocacy, and Human Rights and Dignity

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Community Based Day Program
  • Self-Advocacy - Health and Safety
  • Self-Advocacy - Leadership
  • Self-Advocacy - Life Skills
  • Self-Advocacy - Recreation and Leisure
  • Self-Advocacy - Workshop

Program Type

  • Day/Work Activity

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Fees: MassHealth
  • Licensed By: DDS