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Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Adult Day Services (ADS)

Wilder Community Center for Aging

650 Marshall Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55104-7257

Distance: 965 Miles

(651) 280-2500


Service Details


Adult day services provide an individualized and coordinated program of activities. Services are directed at maintaining or improving a person's ability to self-care. This includes health, social and nutritional services. Services are directed toward the achievement of specific outcomes identified after assessment in a service plan. A person cannot receive adult day services for more than 12 hours in one 24-hour period.

Services include:
* Supervision
* Care
* Assistance
* Training
* Activities based on the person's needs

People who use adult day services require some supervision. They often need assistance with personal care and other activities of daily living such as transfer, mobility or dressing. Some providers may offer a bath.

Adult day service is provided in adult day service centers licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). Sometimes these centers are located in facilities licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) such as nursing homes or hospitals.

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers, Alternative Care Program, and Essential Community Supports program in the Community-Based Services manual.

Additional Information

Wilder Adult Day Health serves adults with memory loss and disabilities. The program offers three different levels of activities using a small group and person-centered care model. All program participants can benefit from daily structure, meaningful activity and social engagement.

Services include:
* Health care: Health education, health monitoring, assistance with personal needs, medication administration
* Therapeutic program: Variety of exercise groups, creative arts, discussion groups, music
* Social services: Individual consultation, family/caregiver education, support groups
* Caregiver Support
* Nutrition education
* Noon meal plus 2 snacks

Memory loss services are separate from general day programming. Center specializes in caring for adults experiencing mild to severe memory loss. Providing specialty trained staff, dedicated designed space, programs focus on purposeful and engaging activities, small group model, support services and resources for caregivers.


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Adult Day Care (Rule 223) 
  • Medical Services
    • Occupational therapy 
  • Payment
    • Alternative Care Waiver (AC) 
    • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
    • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 
    • Elderly Waiver (EW) 
    • Essential Community Supports (ECS) 
    • Medicaid (Medical Assistance) 
    • Private health insurance 
    • Private pay 
  • Personal Care
    • Bathing 
  • Service Availability
    • Capacity 70
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Age range 18 years and older
    • Older adults 
    • Older adults with disabilities 
    • Veteran 

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

ID Type Agency Url
802685 Adult Day Services Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Application Instructions

Contact the Adult Day Services program to schedule a tour and intake meeting with a social worker. During this time, paperwork to enroll will be completed and transportation will be arranged if needed.


This service may be covered for persons with Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Care Waivers, Alternative Care Program, Veteran's Administration TRICARE or by Long Term Care Insurance Plans. Services may also be purchased private pay.

If you have waiver funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.

Vary with program. Fees based on ability to pay.

Extended hours from 7:00am - 8:00am and 4:00pm - 5:00pm require an extra charge of $15.00 each.
Half-day rates available: $60.00 from 9:00am - 1:00pm or 11:30am - 3:30pm.

Business Hours

6:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

East Metro
Family Memory Care service offered in Anoka, Dakota, Ramsey and Washington Counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 280-2500
Alternate (651) 280-2273
FAX (651) 224-6906

Last Update


Other Locations

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