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Assisted Living in Riverside, RI

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  • Facts about Riverside

    Riverside is also known as: Riverside.

    Riverside, Rhode Island is the southern section of the city of East Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Riverside's zip code is 02915 and has a population of approximately 18,000.Riverside is a suburban neighborhood for Providence. Adjoining Riverside are the town of Barrington in Bristol County to the south, Narragansett Bay to the west, the rest of East Providence to the north, and the Runnins River and Seekonk, Massachusetts to the east.Riverside, known as Cedar Grove until 1878, was originally a farming and fishing area. The streets south of the Maze are named for trees.The Lyric Theater opened on Maple Avenue around 1920 and featured silent movies until 1928 when the theater became the second in the state to have talking pictures. Later named the Gilbert Stuart, it eventually closed as a theater. The Riverside Girl Scout House, built around 1870, on Willett Avenue is the oldest school still standing in East Providence. It was known as Public School #6.The historic Little Neck Cemetery contains the grave of Thomas Willett, the first mayor of New York City and Elizabeth Tilley Howland (d.1687) who was a passenger as a child on the Mayflower. The exclusive Squantum Club and clam bake building was built overlooking the bay in 1872. The all-male club still operates today.Many hotels, guest houses and shore dinner halls operated in Riverside in the late 19th century to accommodate the influx of summer visitors escaping the big city. Also available were several tent sites like Camp White and Camp Fuller. The Vue de l'Eau Hotel was built around 1860. The four-story Riverside Hotel boasted its own wharf and a huge ballroom overlooking the bay. After a few years, it was dismantled and shipped by barge to Nantucket. Pomham House opened in 1867 with its own wharf. The popular Silver Spring Hotel was opened two years later by developer, Hiram Maxfield. In addition to the hotel, it included a shore dinner hall and summer cottages.Riverside most notably became a tourist attraction in the late 19th and early 20th century due to the presence of Crescent Park Amusement Park, known as the "Coney Island of the East". The 50 acre park operated from 1886 until 1979, and was famous for its Rhode Island Shore Dinners as well as the Alhambra Ballroom, where famous Big Bands played, and the bustling midway which included roller coasters, kiddie land, rides and games. Although the park in now gone, the famous 1895 Charles I. D. Looff Carousel has been preserved and continues in operation every summer. The carousel is one of the finest operating merry-go-rounds still turning in the country. Its original Ruth & Sons band organ was built in Germany and is one of the grandest band organs in existence. Two other amusement parks sprung up in the early 1900s in Riverside. Boyden Heights and Vanity Fair each had a short run before closing down due to low attendance.Riversiders were known for harvesting clams, quahogs and oysters from the beaches and surrounding waters. They became known as "Clam-diggers". Narragansett Terrace, in the extreme south of town, was the site of many summercottages for wealthy residents including Governor Case. This peninsula afforded a grand view of Narragansett Bay. Bullock's Cove, nestled between the Terrace and Bay Spring, offered mooring sites for small boats. An early 1900s mental facility in Riverside Rhode Island has been cited (since removed) as the actual location of events that take place in John Katzenbach's 'Based on actual event' horror novel "A Mad Mans Tale". Citing was ordered removed by the State due to lack of Historical Record.Hockey star and NHL / U.S. Olympic hockey coach Ron Wilson lived in Riverside, at 47 Lottie Drive, from the ages of 12 until he was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs.It the past decade, East Providence has considered many redevelopment projects.The largest landowner in Riverside is ExxonMobil. There are also banking call centers for Bank of America and Citizens Bank. It is also home to Bradley Hospital and the Silver Spring Golf Course.The major roads through Riverside are the Wampanoag Trail connecting East Providence to Bristol County, RI and Willett Ave, named after Captain Thomas Willett, the first English mayor of New York City (1665). Willett is buried in Riverside at the Little Neck Cemetery.

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Caring nurses are on staff to help you, an on-call doctor is available to help, physical therapy can be done without leaving the community by a visiting physical therapist, regular occupational therapy by a visiting therapist helps you stay active and engaged, complimentary transportation is handy for residents, transportation at cost can be arranged, and this location was renovated in 2011.
Appetizing and nutritious meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, physical therapy can be done without leaving the community by a visiting physical therapist, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, caregiver employees can deal with any wandering issues residents may have, residents who drive will find parking available to them, and this community was built in 2000.
They serve vegetarian food at Greenwich Farms at Warwick, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this facility, the facility has staff that can help residents with insulin to manage diabetic needs, complimentary transportation is handy for residents, transportation at cost can be arranged, Greenwich Farms at Warwick is close to major bus lines, and hospice is an option available at this location.
Vegetarian food is provided, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, this community has been built specifically to support memory and dementia care, caregivers at Atria Bay Spring Village are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, staff monitors medication and reminds residents when it’s time to take them, Atria Bay Spring Village is close to major busses, and respite care is offered.
Nurses are on staff, the property is secured for the safety of memory care patients that might be exit seeking, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that might present themselves dealt with, staff are able to assist residents that may pose a danger to themselves, this property administers patient medications, this community provides complimentary transportation, and respite care is offered.
  • East Bay Retirement Living
    1440 Wampanoag Trail
    East Providence, RI 02915
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Tasty meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, the facility has staff that can help residents with insulin to manage diabetic needs, the community is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be exit seeking, complimentary transportation is on hand for residents, and hospice is an option available at this location.
  • EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard
    353 Blackstone Boulevard
    Providence, RI 02906
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Residents have vegetarian meals as a menu option, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, nurses are on staff, physical therapy can be done without leaving the community by a visiting physical therapist, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that might present themselves handled, full-service medication administration is available, and resident parking is available to residents who drive.
A visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, a visiting dentist helps residents maintain their dental health, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, caregiver employees can deal with any wandering issues a member of the community may have, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, full-service medication administration is available, and resident parking is available to residents who drive.
This community can provide pet care, appetizing meals are provided to residents, physical therapy can be done on-site by a visiting physical therapist, regular occupational therapy by a visiting therapist helps you stay active and engaged, caregivers at West Bay Retirement Living can address potential disorientation presented by residents, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that might present themselves handled, and staff monitors medication and reminds residents when it’s time to take them.
55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the property often, complimentary transportation is at the disposal of residents, the property is convenient to bus lines in the area, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and French is spoken at this location.

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