Our Approach

BuSYDAY provides hands on care along with activities designed to engage seniors with dementia while providing respite for their families. Our caregivers are specially trained in dementia care which allows them to provide exceptional care your loved on. Our entire team will treat not only the member, but also the family with dignity and compassion.

BuSYDAY Senior Club offers opportunities for education and support for members and their families.

We offer specialized care that you can’t get at other Adult Day Care Facilities:

  • Showers
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Medication Administration
  • Incontinence Care
  • Video access to see what your loved one is up to
  • Medical Assessments
  • TB Tests
  • Insurance Billing including Medicaid

The cost of care can get pricey. BuSY DAY Senior Club is an Adult Day Care, which is the most affordable solution to providing your loved one the care and stimulation they need, while you get the respite YOU need. BuSY DAY partners with a variety of pay sources such as various Medical Insurances, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, Area Agency on Aging, AARP, Alzheimer’s Association and others, before we look at private pay.

We provide up to 55 hours of care a week, and by taking advantage of our monthly plans, you can save nearly 15%.

Meet the Team

Mark Young

Founder & CEO

Bio coming soon.

Payton Elfner

Director

Payton Efner is originally from small town Wisconsin. Payton is an avid worker and a loving cat mom. Program Director by day and caregiver by night, she has been helping clients in the healthcare field for over 5 years. Her knowledge and compassion for her clients makes her the perfect advocate for the elderly population.

She loves a challenge, as well as an adventure, which explains why she moved across the country with nothing except a car full of belongings and her two fur babies.

When she isn’t at work, she’s keeping busy with friends or relaxing by the pool. She hates being bored so she enjoys meeting new people and hearing new perspectives.

Erica Duko

Director of Caregiving

Erica Duko is a transplant from Bedford, IN. She has lived in AZ since 2015 and has been with the organization since then. She has been a CNA, EMT, Home Care Aide, and is currently a Certified Caregiver. She has worked in the Home Care/Facility field since 1991 and has specialized training in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care.

She resides with her husband and two birds; Cass the cockatiel and Zeffy the Indian ringneck. Her daughter Samara and granddaughter Ezra live in Indiana and her daughter Alexis is currently serving in the U.S Navy and stationed in Bremerton, WA.

Melinda Garfinkel

Director of Activities

Melinda Garfinkel is originally from Iowa. She has lived in Arizona for 17 years. She has worked as a home health aid for 8 years, gaining Certified Caregiver and has training in Alzheimers and Dementia care. Melinda currently resides with her husband of 16 years, 2 sons, adult niece and a whole bunch of birds.

Cindy Sullivan

Operations

Cindy Sullivan, was originally from Wisconsin before settling in Portland, OR. She studied Human Resource Management at Portland State University and received her PHR (Professional of Human Resources) in 1999. Cindy didn’t stop at just being an HR professional; she ultimately wore many hats. She has supported a small family owned company developing policies, procedures and job descriptions. She spent twelve years in hotel operations experiencing acquisitions, remodeling and brand name changes.

After 25 rainy years in Portland, Cindy was ready for a sunny change and moved to the Phoenix valley in 2008. Cindy brings us a diverse skill set in HR, accounting, administration, employee relations, client relations, and overall operations.

Cindy has always enjoyed crafting and one of her most recent interest includes quilting. She and her husband Mike enjoy traveling and like to visit their families scattered across all parts of the country or just stay close to home hanging out with friends during NASCAR or Bike Week or just spending a quiet weekend at their cabin. Together Cindy and Mike have a total of 16 brothers and sisters, 4 children, 14 grandchildren and tons of nieces and nephews.

Jami Betchner

Billing/Accounting

Jami Betchner is originally from the Minneapolis suburbs. She has been in AZ for almost 7 years. She has worked with numerous start ups in Minnesota doing bookkeeping, payroll, marketing and web design/maintenance.

She resides with her husband and has 4 kids who keep her busy in the evening with their numerous sporting activities.

Next Steps…

Call right now at 480-827-2600 or leave your information to schedule a tour or to get more information.