LINN HEALTH & REHABILITATION RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT

LINN HEALTH & REHABILITATION RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT TO TRANSFORM ITS BUSINESS MODEL CARES Act state funding to be used to create 11 private rooms to help control spread of COVID-19 and other infections; launch new home- and community-based services program Linn...

RISCA Grants Funding to our Authentic Voices Program.

Engaging in creative arts is so beneficial to the many elders that Aldersbridge Communities serves. Connecting our residents with artists is a very therapeutic (mentally and physically) activity that’s great for enhancing their well-being and purpose. It’s also a...

In Memoriam: Rachel Finlinson (1956-2020)

Rachel Filinson, age 64, a former trustee of Aldersbridge Communities, passed away on July 7, 2020 after a 15 month-long illness. Rachel was a professor of sociology and director of the Gerontology Program at Rhode Island College where she worked for 33 years. She had...

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...