Albuquerque Adult Day Center
Give your loved one high-quality, center-based care in the Albuquerque area.
The Ability First Day Center is the premier Adult Day Center for seniors and adults with disabilities in the Albuquerque, NM area. It’s a special place they can go to spend the day participating in a range of activities designed to engage and stimulate them.
With more than 2,500 square feet, there are endless options of activities for your loved ones to choose from. Residents of our Ability First Supported lIving Homes have the added benefit of access to the Day Center as part of their program if they should choose.
So whether they want to play a round of basketball, work on their computer skills, take an art class or watch a movie in the theater room, there is always something enjoyable for them to do.
Amenities and Activities
A safe, enjoyable environment for seniors and adults with disabilities.
A day at AbiltyFirst’s Adult Day Center provides members with a fun-filled and engaging experience. Take a look at our activities and amenities.
Gym and Fitness
The Adult Day Center’s fitness room offers a full line of high-end fitness equipment from treadmills to free weights. This is the perfect place for special Olympians to engage in health and fitness goals.
Equipment includes a treadmill, recumbent bike, strength equipment and a NordicTrack Vault, an interactive, 60-inch tall smart fitness mirror.
Yoga and fitness classes are also offered, providing a comprehensive range of available workout options for your loved one.
For sports lovers, a basketball court will be added soon.
Individuals who come to the Ability First Day Center can relax and take in a movie in the theater room. Theater seating and an 85-inch TV provide the ultimate movie-watching experience on days where the individuals are not out participating in community outings.
Let the games begin! Our game room will include two Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Sets and a Playstation 5. Individuals can enjoy virtual reality games that improve life skills such as money management and social learning.
Visitors to the Day Center can take advantage of a variety of therapeutic sensory equipment, including a sensory swing, fiber optic lights and crash pads. It’s a calming place to go to help reduce anxiety and improve focus.
The kitchen includes a common area with dining tables. It’s fully equipped with modern amenities such as an oven, refrigerator and dishwasher. Stay tuned for the launch of our lunch program.
Job Training and Employment Services
Many of our program members work in the community. Our job training and employment services allow them to polish their skills and build their resume. Ability First has one goal and that is to place our members into meaningful positions that they enjoy!
Individuals at the Day Center can polish their skills in our computer lab, which is stocked with Mac computers. Additionally, an instructor will be on hand to support learning activities and to help answer questions.
Day Center Classes
Ongoing education and training for the adults in our care is a top priority. The Day Center has a variety of classes for your loved one to choose from.
Outings in the Community
The Ability First Day Center offers plenty to choose from, but the activities don’t end there. We offer a variety of opportunities to go out into the community on excursions.
Some activity options to choose from might include a trip to the bowling alley, a shopping trip or a visit to the museum. Other community outings might include a relaxing day of yoga in the park
There is always something fun to do.
Day Center Location and Transportation
2610 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Transportation to and from the center is provided by Ability First.