Adult Day Care in South Central PA | Adult Day Services
An enriching, uplifting experience for your loved one when you can’t be there.

Adult Day Program Fact Sheet


Messiah Lifeways Adult Day offers an enriching, uplifting experience outside of the home for loved ones who are unable to safely stay alone during the day. Messiah Lifeways offers Adult Day services in Mechanicsburg and Carlisle. Adult Day is a great alternative and offers balance for caregivers who want their loved ones staying home with them, yet still work or have other responsibilities during the day.

Care and Support: Adult Day Services in Mechanicsburg

Adult Day staff at both centers are nursing and activity professionals trained in providing personal assistance, therapeutic programs, medication administration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and first aid. The Mechanicsburg location also offers:

  • Beauty salon and barbershop
  • Bathing and grooming service
  • Psychological services
  • Outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Podiatry services
  • Aquatic and fitness center
  • Art studio

Enrichment and Activity

Both locations offer enriching and uplifting activities and opportunities such as:

  • Community outings, bus trips, and lunch outings
  • Games, cooking, handicrafts, gardening, and pet visits
  • Bible studies and discussion groups
  • Music appreciation and sing-a-longs
  • Well-balanced and nutritious lunches and snacks

Caregiving Support

We realize that the decision to enroll your loved one in an adult day program may be difficult. Therefore, we recommend that you visit our centers and talk to our staff. Contact us to set up a visit. Also, consult your doctor, pastor, and friends. We will do all we can to assist you and your family to make the best choice.

When Might Someone Need Adult Day Services?

Unsure whether or not you or your loved one needs adult day services? Read below to see if you or your loved one are a good candidate.

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Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Please contact us for more information.

Caregiving Support Group Schedule

Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church
717.243.0447 |

Every third Monday of the month
at 4:00 pm

Locations and Hours

Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village
100 Mt. Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

717.790.8224 |

Monday through Friday from
7:15 am – 5:00 pm (except on holidays)

Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church
1155 Walnut Bottom Road
Carlisle, PA 17013

717.243.0447 |

Monday through Friday from
7:15 am – 5:00 pm (except on holidays)

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enroll my loved one in the Adult Day program?


First, you should schedule an appointment to visit to learn more about the program. During your visit, the staff can explain the enrollment process. To enroll, a care assessment must be performed by an Adult Day staff member, and a medical evaluation form must be completed by a physician.

How old must you be to attend Messiah Lifeways Adult Day?

Anyone age 60 and better is eligible to use the program.


Does my loved one have to attend Adult Day services eight hours a day, five days a week?

No. The Adult Day program provides great flexibility by offering a full- or half-day program, which can be scheduled for as little as one day a week.

What are the fees for the Messiah Lifeways Adult Day program? 


The rates are based on two levels of care, a half-day rate (4 hours or less) or full-day rate (8 hours), along with a separate bathing and grooming charge. For more information and a full list of rates, please call the respective location or download the Adult Day Fact Sheet.


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