Caring Support


Caring for a loved one with a progressive illness, disability, or special need can be overwhelming and life-altering. Being responsible for their care often leaves families unsure of what to do. Fortunately, Altrusa House can help adults of all ages.  Altrusa House offers medically approved programs that can benefit adults of all ages with a variety of rehabilitative needs:


  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Skilled Nursing and Medication Supervision
  • Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy
  • Health Monitoring

  • Client and Caregiver Education and Counseling
  • Healthy Meals and Snacks
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Support Groups for Caregivers, Family Members, & the Diagnosed Individual



Therapeutic Recreation: Person Centered Model

We provide a full and exciting schedule of therapeutic activities and specialty programs to promote and maintain skills in key areas, including:


  • Socialization
  • Cognition
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Health & Wellness


Our monthly calendar offers a variety of activities and entertainment designed
to engage members and enhance their overall well-being. Our activities include:


  • Visual Arts ( watercolors, acrylics, mixed art media)
  • Poetry Hour
  • Time Slips
  • Opening Minds Through Art
  • Special Events & Celebration
  • Music, Dancing, & Entertainment
  • Memory Practice

  • Cognition Exercises
  • Mental Gymnastics
  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Fitness Programs
  • Gainesville Physical Therapy & Wellness (Individualized PT Program)
  • Wii, Bingo, Cards, & More
  • The Outdoor Sensory Garden