MU Adult Day Connection

Partner Type


Description and Mission

Adult Day Connection provides adult day health care services for older adults or adults with disabling conditions. Adult Day Connection also offers activities, nursing supervision, exercise, and opportunities for interpersonal interaction for participants. Respite is provided to caregivers. Students are able to interact with participants and gain valuable experience.


Students (as many as 8) will assist program participants with art activities, exercise and serve as companions and conversation partners. This placement is on campus in Clark Hall.

Special emphasis and skills:

Food Preparation and Serving, Customer Service, Adaptive Art, Adaptive Recreation, Life Skills Training, Art Therapy, Nutrition, Music, Senior Citizens, Disabilities, Recreation, Client Companionship, Health Professions, Health Care

Contact Information:

Carolyn Anderson

137 Clark Hall, MU Campus
Columbia , MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-7070


How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.