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The King Adult Day Enrichment Program (KADEP) - Come thrive with us!

KADEP is a life-affirming day program for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), brain injury, and other acquired neurological conditions. Our mission is to promote the functioning, wellness, independence and life enjoyment of younger adults, ages 18-65, with neurological challenges.


For information about KADEP or to schedule a tour, please call 303-433-6887 or email KADEPinfo@mscenter.org

Friday, April 18, 2014

Intern Fairwell

It's that time again, time to say good-bye to another wonderful group of interns.
Ande, Kim, Will, Hattie, and Jane thank you so for all that you gave to KADEP over the last 16 weeks. We value interns because they always bring fresh ideas and new energy. The 5 of them are looking forward to graduation and finding a TR job.

Bowling

KADEP participant showing off 5 strikes in a row!
Thank you Elitch Lanes for another awesome semester of bowling.
Bowling group will return Fall 2014.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Summer Group Registeration Begins!

The time has come to register for 2014 Summer Groups!!!

You can see any staff member to assist you with registration.

Group descriptions are available at the front desk.

Remember to pick your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice for each day of attendance AM and PM.

If you have any questions, please call 303-433-6887.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Musicial Performance

KADEP had a special musical performance the other day. Thank you Mark, John and Kenny for an afternoon full of wonderful music.







Flea Market Booths Still Available!

Spaces are filling up fast but we DO have some left!

Call Kelsey or Claire at 303-433-6887 if you have questions or would like a vendor application.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Winter Olympics

Last week, everyone participated in KADEP's Winter Olympics. Everyone was divided into 4 countries; Russia, Canada, Sweden, and Germany. Throughout the week they participated in a variety of events in order to earn medals for their country.

Here are some photo highlights of the games:













 And there is the final results:
Germany 3rd Place

Russia 2nd Place

Canada 1st Place
 
Thank you Intern Hattie for a fun week. 

Friday, April 4, 2014

April 9th PM Group Special Presentation

We will be showing an award winning film next Wednesday during PM group time.
See Claire if you have any questions.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Volunteer Needed

KADEP is looking for a volunteer receptionist while Adriana is on maternity leave

 
The position will be from middle June through first of August.
 
Job duties include:
Answering phones
Signing clients in and out
Greeting and interacting with visitors
Ordering supplies
and more!
 
Hours: 8-4 Monday through Friday
 

Please call 303-433-6887 if interested in learning more information

 


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Fitness Fair 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in the

2014 KADEP Fitness Fair and Wellness Expo



Special thanks to Intern Jane for putting on this wonderful event.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Welcome Robin

Robin is our new Maintenance Coordinator.

Robin introduced himself by saying:
 
I have been at KADEP 2 months

I was born near Stratford-Upon-Avon, England

My interest/hobbies are..cars, my dog, travel, keeping a veggie garden, food, friends, exercise, photography.

I like KADEP because there is laughter in the building and people care for each other genuinely.

Monday, March 17, 2014

St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day
We got a special performance from the Bennett School of Irish Dancers.








Thank you to all the lovely dancers.

Tuesday Hydro

Pictures from Tuesday Hydrotherapy
If you are interested in joining hydro next semester talk to Makena.



Friday, March 14, 2014

Get Active!

At KADEP we explore all ways of getting active, even non-traditional methods.
During Outrageous Fitness, we covered the floor with bubble wrap and used it as a fun dance floor!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Current Events

KADEP's volunteer, Dean, went to great lengths to make his current events group exciting and interesting...

Dean dressed up at Dr. Seuss to celebrate his 110th birthday. Everyone in the group was able to remember reading these books as a child or reading them to their children.

Mardi Gras 2014

KADEP celebrated Fat Tuesday by playing Mardi Gras BINGO, 

dancing,

and mask making.


Monday, March 3, 2014

Farewell Shin

Today KADEP said farewell to a great friend by eating donuts and recalling old times. We will all miss Shin.
Shin is famous for dressing up as a women for proms or Halloween

Shin in 2003

Shin's farewell
 
Shin is an Exercise Specialist and shared valuable health and wellness knowledge. Shin started in 2000 as a volunteer then became a full time employee in 2003.

Thanks for all the great memories Shin!