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BakerRipley Senior Services Dementia-Specific Adult Day Center

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BakerRipley offers a new perspective on aging. Growing older should be something to look forward to. We are bringing new opportunities to older adults that promote quality of life. Our senior centers provide physical, social, and emotional support to adopt healthy routines with transformative results.

We Specialize in Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated one in every three families. In Houston alone, approximately 40,000 members of our community are affected by Alzheimer’s. While treatment possibilities are limited and the toll on families is tremendous, the Sheltering Arms Day Center offers help and support.

The Sheltering Arms Adult Day Center is a state licensed facility established in 1987 designed specifically for adults who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Providing effective and appropriate programs throughout the day for members is the most important aspect of our services. A calm, predictable and accepting environment provides a sense of security that enables individuals with dementia to make full use of cognitive abilities. A structured and carefully implemented program of failure-free activities ensures success, enhances self-esteem and creates a sense of purpose each day

* Opportunities for socialization and exploration
* Maintained independence in a safe and secure environment
* Care provided by staff experienced in dementia practices
* Respite, or break, for the caregiver
* Established support system for the family


  • M-F7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed


The building will be closed on major holidays including: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor day, Thanksgiving Day, The Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Additional closures and early dismissals may occur and are announced in the monthly newsletter.


  • Noon-Time Meal
  • Full-day and half-day programs available
  • Specialized dementia programming
  • On-site nurse
  • Personal care assistance available
  • Caregiver Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Fitness Classes
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games and Puzzles
  • Volunteer Opportunities Available