DeMay Living Center

Medical Adult Day Care Program - Newark

Medical Adult Day Care Program - Newark

Programs on Pause

Following guidelines from the CDC and the NYS Department of Health to minimize communal gatherings amid the COVID-19 outbreak, our adult day programs remains on pause. We are monitoring the situation and will update our patrons as new information becomes available.

Friends for the Day, a Rochester Regional Health adult day care healthcare program at DeMay Living Center in Newark, NY is designed to allow seniors to remain at home, but receive comprehensive healthcare services and socialization during the day in a senior community setting.

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This program serves frail elders, seniors with medical needs, and disabled adults by supporting personal independence while promoting social, physical, and emotional well-being and providing respite for caregivers.

Friends for the Day is staffed with medical professionals, including a licensed registered nurse, NYS certified nurse aides, a social worker, physical, occupational and speech therapists, and a therapeutic recreation specialist. 

The Friends for the Day adult day care program is available Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4 pm. Participants may attend any number of days per week, on a scheduled basis, with a physician's order. An individualized plan of care is designed to meet the needs of each registrant in a safe and supervised environment 

The Friends for the Day program is available through Medicaid and private payment.

Our Adult Day Care Services in Newark 

The adult day care services provided at Friends for the Day in Newark include:

  • Medical & nursing care
  • Personal care including assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, etc.
  • Rehabilitation services to restore and maintain function
  • Therapeutic recreation to encourage socialization and participation in enriching activities
  • Social work services to provide case management and counseling
  • Nutritional counseling, meals, and snacks
  • Door to door transportation to and from program

Contact Friends for the Day 

For more information about our adult day care program or to make a referral, contact the program director by phone at (315) 359-2521.

Additional Contacts:

  • Secretary/Main Number: Beth Bailey (315) 359-2529
  • Program Manager: Melissa Rouland (315) 359-2521
  • Program Nurse: Patricia Hood & Janna Sue King (315) 359-2528
  • Social Worker: Ellen Cullen (315) 359-2521
  • Activities Coordinator: Shelly Evans (315) 359-2525


Street Address

101 Candy Apple Lane
Newark, NY 14513

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Located in the DeMay Living Center Building

Phone Number

Appointments: (315) 332-2317

General Hours

  • Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm