Active Day of Sumter takes part in national observance
Active Day of Sumter participated in National Adult Day Services Week, Sept. 17-23, with several activities. On Monday, members visited Sumter County Library for arts and crafts. On Tuesday, Department of Mental Health representatives instructed members on where to find resources and services to assist with needs from the recent storms. On Wednesday, members were visited by Blue Ridge Adult Daycare, who played football BINGO. USC Sumter's art galleries were visited on Thursday, and on Friday, select members watched as Mayor Joseph McElveen, seated, signed a proclamation declaring the week as National Adult Daycare Week. From left are Michelle Singleton, center director at Active Day of Sumter; Wayne Graham, member's council president; James Williams, member's council vice president; Cassandra Wise, activities director; McElveen; Kim Crispell; Nicki Sumpter, driver; Jamie Crosby; and Mary Brown. According to a news release from Active Day of Sumter, the center provides a comprehensive program of services designed to meet the medical, social and wellness needs of seniors and adults with disabilities. The center is fully staffed at all times with RNs, personal care assistants and activities staff.