COVID-19 Update

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is committed to ensuring the safest practices and is making continual adjustments to our operations. It is our mission to provide nutrition and caring, supportive services, with increased precautions to safeguard our clients, volunteers, and staff.

We do not know at this point how long this change of regular operations will be in effect, but we will continue to update our Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee COVID-19 Information Page as well as our Meals on Wheels PLUS Facebook page.

Daybreak Adult Day Center

At Daybreak Adult Day Center, we provide a safe, secure environment with social, recreational, and therapeutic activities designed to meet the needs of older adults who live at home with a loved one but cannot be left alone while their caregiver works or attends to other responsibilities.

Daybreak is the only licensed adult day center in Manatee County providing ongoing, year-round programs Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm with most clients attending between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm.

Purpose and Independence –
Making Each Day Special

Daybreak provides a significant health and social benefit to members including:

  • Recognizing special occasions and fostering peer interaction, teamwork, and friendship
  • Improving and maximizing each individual to their highest level of functioning
  • Promoting each person’s level of independence and sense of purpose

“We are always the same age inside."

– Gertrude Stein

Health & Wellness –
Personalized, Friendly Care

Daybreak Adult Day Center clients are engaged daily to ensure their experience is fun and safe.

  • Licensed, safe, and secure day center
  • 1:6 caregiver/client ratio
  • On-site registered nurse for medical supervision
  • A safe, secure environment with qualified and trained staff who provide compassionate care and promote each client's level of independence and sense of purpose
  • Promotion of physical and mental well-being
  • Nutritious, hot lunch and healthy snacks
  • Supervised activities and social interaction
  • Exercise and physical programs
  • Support and education for caregivers
  • Transportation services may be available
Daybreak Adult Day Center Activities Calendar
You can see an example of the Activities Calendar for Daybreak Adult Day Center. Click here for a downloadable PDF.
Chair Arobics at Daybreak Adult Day Center

Hours of Service: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 5 pm

10920 East State Road 70
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202
PHONE: (941) 748-3001
FAX: (941) 756-0157
Email: info@mealsonwheelsplus.org

Daybreak Scholarships

Funds in support of scholarships for those families seeking care for
their loved ones who do not have the financial resources to cover the
hourly fee.

$1,000 – 90 hours of care

$2,500 – 40 days of care

$5,000 – 6 months of care