Day Care for Adults

with Dementia

Groton & Old Saybrook, CT

Better Business Bureau Accredited


Now offering video and phone support for caregivers

Mind Matters Reopening Information

Mind Matters in Old Saybrook plans for reopen July 13, 2020 for limited hours of operation. To ensure client and staff safety the facility has a cleaning plan, an employee and client screening plan, face masks and shields for employee use, tables set up for clients which are 6 feet apart, hand washing/ hand sanitizer availability, and will be limiting the number of clients daily. This will be in effect for the next few weeks to allow us to assess the success of the reopening and the needs of our clients and their families. Please contact us if you have any specific questions.


Hours of Operation:

Monday- 9:00am - 3:30pm

Tuesday- 9:00am - 3:30pm

Friday- 9:00am - 3:30pm


Mind Matters will need to schedule clients at this time to ensure we maintain safe numbers. Please let us know if you are planning to use our services. Call 860-395-7030 or Email

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Helping Adults with Dementia

Mind Matters provides day care for adults & seniors affected by dementia and memory loss from Alzheimer’s and other conditions. Our participants enjoy activities tailored to their individual interests and abilities. We believe in offering a nurturing environment and maintaining a small group setting to foster social interaction and maintain high quality care.


Our activities are adapted to meet the needs of each individual and ensure successful engagement. Our clients can participate in various music programs, crafts, exercises, and games designed to stimulate memory recall and concentration. 

Are you in need of day care for a loved one?



  • High quality care in a social setting

  • Low cost/high value at $15/hr

  • High staff to client ratio

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Music programs, crafts, exercises, and games

  • Personal care & hygiene assistance

Mind Matters offers flexible scheduling solutions for caregivers when a loved one is no longer able to be safe alone at home. Our program allows for daytime respite which supports caregivers who are juggling the competing demands associated with being a caregiver and an active member of the community and workforce.


Mind Matters is owned and operated by a registered nurse who obtained a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree focusing on dementia care. Activities are guided by research and are adapted to ensure each client is functioning at their highest level. Caregivers can have peace of mind knowing that their loved one is in a safe, nurturing environment.

NEW Caregiver Consultation Service see details


Daytime Support Groups Via Zoom:

Every 2nd Tuesday from 1:00pm-2:00pm via Zoom (Until the Groton Location Re-opens):

Topic: Alzheimer's Support Group- Daytime

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Evening Support Group Via Zoom:

Every 4th Tuesday from 7:00pm-8:00pm

Topic: Alzheimer's Support Group- Evenings

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Assisting Caregivers


"Mind Matters is well run. Flexibility with scheduling was great. My wife participated in various activities in full days. Routine was important. The program was very rewarding and enjoyed."

W.B. of Niantic, CT

News & Events

Monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group


Caregivers can bring their loved one with dementia and Mind Matters staff will watch them while you attend the session. This is a free service! Please call to let us know you will attend.

Every 2nd Tuesday of Every Month (starts March 10th), 1pm-2pm

801 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT


more info:

Melissa Toni of Project Positive People highlights the positivity Mind Matters brings to their clients and community members with Dementia.

Talk Dementia Care with Owner Robin Ely

Host Mind Matters at Your Organization

Robin Ely, RN, DNP is the owner of Mind Matters LLC, an adult day care that offers specialized care for people with dementia in a social setting. Robin will discuss dementia, dementia care and how to help improve the quality of life for the dementia patient and their family.


Call 860-395-7030 or email if your organization would like to host a speaker from Mind Matters.





There is a $35.00 one time registration fee. The hourly rate is $15 an hour.

Payment Policy:

Payments may be made via cash or check. You may make your payments weekly or monthly.

Questions, Concerns, Compliments, or Suggestions:

Our staff is committed to providing you with the best possible experience. Together we can ensure a safe and healthy environment for seniors. Please keep your contact information up-to-date.

Communication is critical and we need to know of problems or concerns that may arise so that they can be promptly addressed. Please keep the staff informed and don’t hesitate to bring issues to us. You can e-mail us or, use the contact form on the bottom of the contact page.

Inclement Weather Policy:

We will make every effort to remain open during business hours. In the event that travel is unsafe you will be notified by our staff via phone, text, and/or email.


In the event of an emergency, the Mind Matters staff will call 9-1-1 and then immediately attempt to notify an emergency contact.

Mind Matters, LLC Disclaimer:

Mind Matters programs are not a substitute for professional medical care, advice, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical provider with any questions about your personal health care status and prior to making changes to your prescribed plan of care.


Contact Us



220 Old Boston Post Road

Suite 2

Old Saybrook, CT 06475                 



801 Poquonnock Road

Suite 6/7

Groton, CT 06340                 

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