About Us

Ovation Adult Day Services combines the independence of living at home while joining a joyful, inspiring community. We celebrate what makes each of us unique, tailoring our support to each person and his/her needs. Our professional staff takes time getting to know each participant, and bases activities on his/her unique life experiences, current abilities and preferences. Our comprehensive program enhances each person’s day, promotes a sense of comfort and joy, and provides time for caregivers to rest and renew.

Ovation Adult Day Services is a leader in community-based care, offering innovative services and support designed to meet individual needs. In addition, Ovation offers programs specifically for those with young-onset memory loss. From brain health classes, clubs, volunteer opportunities and social events, our staff is dedicated to reaching people before a crisis occurs. We wrap our arms around participants and families to promote comfort and support when it is needed most.

Helping over 200 people each year, Ovation Communities is the only provider in Wisconsin offering this unique, personalized service model.


Director, Ovation Adult Day Services

Dawn’s vast knowledge and ingenuity have laid the foundation for our outstanding services. With more than 30 years of experience in Gerontology, Long Term Care and Adult Day Services, she is regarded as an expert in memory loss. Dawn uses her insight, creativity, and
engagement to develop innovative community programs. She is the co-author of Illuminate: An Integrated Curriculum for Early Memory Loss Programs and was the Adult Day Services Association Education Trainer for the State of Wisconsin for 12 years. Dawn’s state and national speaking engagements fill families with hope. She firmly believes that “People with memory loss can live a meaningful and wonderful life!”


Social Worker, Ovation Adult Day Services

Dana combines her one-of-a-kind warmth and kindness with expert knowledge and professionalism. She works closely with families to understand their unique needs, assists them in what lies ahead, and helps create a compassionate plan of care. Her thorough understanding
of dementia and community resources enable her to artfully guide families and support them as their situation changes. She is a consummate advocate and leads several support groups. Dana has a master’s degree in social work and is licensed in the State of Wisconsin. She presents and leads trainings within our organization, along with state and nationwide conferences.

In addition to our Director and Social Worker, we have compassionate team members who, together, provide excellent services and individual care.

Adult Day Services family testimonial

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