If you are in need of assistance, a Community Elder Information Specialist provided by the Rhode Island Division of Aging is available for an appointment at the Center, or by a home visit (if required).
The Specialist can help provide you with information and referrals on the following topics:
- Pharmaceutical Assistance
- Health Insurance Counseling
- Medical Assistance
- Counseling on Property Taxes
- Long Term Care/Nursing Home
- Senior Employment
- Heating Assistance
- Financial Management
If you are in need of more in-depth guidance, you may be directly introduced to the Geriatric Case Manager who is also located at the Center. It is the Case Managers role to assess and evaluate seniors in all aspects of senior care issues. The Case Manager works through all cases until there is final resolution. If necessitated, the Case Manager may make a referral to another agency or organization if more specialized care is needed.
Additional programs at the Center include:
-Daily Meals Program
-Educational and Cultural Entertainment
-Recreational Activities such as Exercise Classes, Line Dancing, and Art Classes
-Special Club Events such as Opera and Card League.
-Easter Bonnet Program
Transportation is provided to the Center for those in the area that participate in the Daily Meals Program or for those who have a medical appointment. Additional information and resources relating to senior care issues are available at: www.elderweb.com