Exercise and nutrition are important throughout our lives. Our bodies are a precious gift and as we age it is common for our health to deteriorate. It is important that we eat right and exercise to help maintain agility. Elderday Center is a proud partner with the USDA to provide nutritionally based meals and snacks for program participants and our kitchen is certified with the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Elderday Center is pleased to offer the following: 


  • Morning and afternoon snacks are included
  • Hot lunch served daily
  • Menus prepared by a registered dietitian
  • Elderday Center follows federal and local health guidelines


  • Daily seated exercise to increase flexibility
  • Strength training to promote independence (similar to pushing yourself out of a chair)
  • Gross motor skill games to increase balance and reduce fall risks
  • Walking to assist with blood flow, flexibility, anxiety, and reduce symptoms associated with dementia often call "sun-downing"