CARES Tax Info for Donors

The new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed by Congress recently, offers 3 charitable giving deduction opportunities for donors: 1. Universal Charitable Donation: Whether you itemize or not, this provides for a deduction of up to $300 in...

Couple Fast-Tracks Wedding for Elderly Mother in Nursing Home

Estelle McGovern, a 92-year old resident of Linn Health & Rehabilitation in East Providence, had the perfect wife in mind for her son, Mick. She tried for several years to fix him up with her Certified Nursing Assistant, Susan Nestell, but to no avail. Each time...

Unlikeliest Superheroes

Respectfully Yours They are the unlikeliest of superheroes. Some are in their 60s. Most were born on faraway islands – Puerto Rico, Cape Verde, Haiti, Guatemala, the Azores – and they learned to speak English when they arrived here. One is a cancer...

For Heroes Only

This message is for the staff members of Aldersbridge Communities, in all departments and all buildings. Whether you work in nursing or the business office, in housekeeping, dietary or activities, in social work or administration, in maintenance, medical records or...

In Memoriam: Donald R. Kennedy (1928-2019)

In Memoriam: Donald R. Kennedy (1928-2019) Donald R. Kennedy, age 91, a former trustee of United Methodist Elder Care (now Aldersbridge Communities), passed away on October 16, 2019. A resident of Warwick, Rhode Island, Kennedy was a veteran, having served in the Navy...

New Signage and Parking Lot Updates

Visitors and guests traveling to Linn Health & Rehabilitation or Winslow Gardens by automobile were greeted with bold, color coded directional signage and a freshly paved and striped parking lot.  Thanks to a grant which funded the project, the curb appeal...