Crossroads of Western Iowa Blog

Community Integration & Life Skill Building through Art, Volunteering & Other Day Program Activities

Posted by Kelly Smith on Jun 11, 2015 10:07:00 AM

Imagine chatting with your friends about what you did over the weekend or listening to music on a road trip. Sometimes it’s the small pleasures in life that bring a big smile to our faces. It’s easy to take for granted the opportunity to socialize with others. That’s why community integration is a key focus at Crossroads of Western Iowa.

As a parent or guardian, it can be challenging to find the right integration opportunities for your loved one. You may be thinking:

  • Will my loved one be safe in this environment?
  • Will my loved one have the opportunity to work on life skills development?
  • Will my loved one have fun?
  • Will my loved one get the attention needed to benefit from this program?
  • Why is this better than me taking my loved one to a painting class or the zoo or bowling?
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Topics: adult day program, LINKS program, community involvement