The mission of A Day in Time, Inc. is to Provide Hope, Enrichment and Empowerment to
families coping with Dementia, Memory Loss
or related Brain impairment.
ADULT MEMORY CARE AND RESPITE PROGRAM
A Day in Time Inc. Adult Memory Care and Respite Program is a non-profit 501(C) (3) independent social model agency, governed by a Board of Directors. The program is sustained by consumer private pay, grant donations, and outside contributions through churches, civic groups and community support. A Day in Time, Inc. was founded and incorporated in Wisconsin, January of 2009. Its Co-Founders Cindy Lester and Debbie Waldron-Smith had a similar vision to provide a social model adult memory care and respite program for Walworth County, as there was none of its kind.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Cindy Lester is the Executive Director of
A Day in Time, Inc. academically; she has her National Activity Professional Directorship, Supervisory/Management Certifications and is an acclaimed
Memory Care Specialist through the National Council for Activity Professionals.
Cindy's career path has been diverse, yet focused, on personal positive interaction with her clients. She has worked in a wide range of facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult daycare centers. As a seasoned leader in the field of Alzheimer’s/dementia care for over 20 years, Cindy has initiated and implemented adult day programs specializing in memory care and social therapeutic recreation. She has worked as: Director of Social Recreation Programs for memory impaired adults, Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Facilitator, Professional Speaker, Consultant and On-site Respite Coordinator
during family support groups and conferences.
Currently, Cindy is active in many volunteer service organizations such as The Alzheimer’s Association, Geneva Lakes West and Elkhorn Chambers, Walworth County Aging and Dementia Care Networks. It is Cindy's goal and passion to provide specialty adult memory care programs that offer meaning for cognitive impaired adults while providing respite, support, and education for their
Cindy is the Caregiver Support Group Facilitator in Lake Geneva for the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, and is a Certified Educator for Ageless Grace®, an Anti-Aging Fitness Program for Body & Brain based on the Science of Neuroplasticity. Before the creation of A Day in Time, Cindy has gained invaluable work experience in the fields of Customer Service, Nursing as a CNA, Special Education, Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation.
"My husband has been much more enthusiastic to engage in A Day in Times activities then with me at home. It gives him a sense of purpose and importance in attending the program. My blessing has been the hours of respite knowing that he is being well provided for by very kind and caring people." - Janet Kelly, Lake Geneva, WI