About Circle Center

Circle Center by the numbers

Circle Center Adult Day Services has the goal that frail and impaired older adults and their family caregivers, who participate actively in the program, will experience an enhanced quality of life allowing families to remain together as long as possible. We see this happen every day in the faces of our participants, but sometimes it helps to see the numbers. A few highlights:

208 Participants received 24,024 total days of service

Results from 7/2018 through 6/2019

100% of our participants met the criteria for nursing home care, but used Circle Center’s services instead allowing them to live at home 46,107 days longer at a savings of at least $9,777,211.78 to family caregivers and taxpayers.

Results from our anonymous annual caregiver survey indicate that Family Caregivers also reported improved quality of their lives:

  • 95% of caregivers reported that Circle Center improved their loved one’s quality of life
  • 95% reported that Circle Center led to an improvement in the fulfillment of their loved one’s social, emotional and physical needs
  • 92% indicated that Circle Center’s services are crucial to their ability to keep their loved one at home
  • 90% reported that Circle Center has led to an increase in energy level for caregiving
  • 98% reported that using Circle Center has led to a decrease in stress level in regards to caregiving
  • 90% reported that Circle Center’s services have provided information and support needed to assist in meeting loved one’s needs

*81/158, 51% response rate in anonymous survey

2018-2019 Participant Profile


208 Participants served during July 2018 – June 2019

  • 68% Women; 33% Men
  • 50% Caucasian; 47% African American; 1% Asian; 1% Hispanic; 1% Other

Jurisdictions served: 8 Counties of Caroline, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, Powhatan and 3 cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, and Richmond
Ages :       
<50           3%
50 –  59     4%
60 –  69     10%
70 –  79     28%
80 –  89     41%
90 -100     14%

Living Arrangements

100%  could not live alone
51%  lived with an adult child*
19%  lived with a spouse*
72%  lived with working caregivers
12%  lived with caregivers >75 years old or in frail health themselves
15%  live with extended family, caregiver, etc.
13%  live alone with family or professional assistance

Participant Health Concerns and Needs Met at Circle Center

100%  were dependent in more than one ADL (bathing dressing, toileting, eating, ambulation) or had cognitive/emotional limitations
100%  were transportation dependent
52%  had mid and late stage dementia (Alzheimer’s or multi-infarct)
24%  had experienced strokes and/or continued to have TIA’s
58%  had hypertension requiring regular monitoring
32%  had other cardiac/circulatory diagnoses requiring monitoring
30%  had been diagnosed with depression, anxiety or psychosis
13%  were diabetic
11%  had cancer
62%  used a wheelchair, walker and/or cane
84%  needed help with toileting
70%  incontinent or continence controlled through scheduled voiding
39%  needed help to eat or had to be fed
35%  required medication while at the Center
55%  required physician prescribed special diets

Services Provided

24,024 Days of Weekday and Saturday adult daycare (M – F: 22,579; Sat: 1,445)
1,174 Formal therapeutic activity groups; 2,735 CNA led activity groups
2,590 Memory Lane visits;  273 Multi-Sensory Room visits
7,411 Wellness Program visits;  2,736  miles walked by participants in pedometer-monitored walking program; 711 1:1 wellness sessions
500 Music groups; 200 one-on-one music sessions; 100 Music Groups in Memory Lane
292 Therapeutic art groups
11,382 Doses of medication administered; 1,606 blood glucose checks
8,861 Breakfasts, 33,108 snacks and 21,371 lunches served
99 Family support group visits and 375 conferences with caregivers
431 Individual Volunteers; 16 Volunteer Groups;  2,412 Volunteer Hours


90 Average attendance each weekday
30 Average attendance each Saturday

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