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Program Name
Life Choices Day Hab Metro North
Agency Office
30-40 Audubon road
Wakefield, MA 01880
Phone
781-587-2540
Program Type
Dayprogram types definition
Business Filing Type
Corporation
Organizational Type
Non-Profit
Transportation options
Transportation for consumers attending our program, dependent upon funding.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Accessibility Features
Wheelchair Ramps, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
Contact
Neil Wyatt
Services
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
Populations Served
Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disabilities
Eligibility Requirements
MassHealth funding & DDS eligibility

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

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Client Information

Staff to Client Ratios
7 clients to every 1 staff person
Age Range of Clients
22 years to 99 years
Number of Current Clients
79

Towns Served

LYNNFIELD, NORTH READING, READING, STONEHAM, WAKEFIELD, WILMINGTON, WOBURN

Record last updated on 06/02/2019

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