December 1, 2022

Aldersbridge Opens Its Rehabilitation Center to the Public

Physical Therapy and Wellness Center is the largest of its kind in the East Bay; public invited to Open House October 22

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East Providence, R.I. (September 21, 2022): Aldersbridge Communities, a nonprofit provider of long-term care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, assisted living services, and independent services for older adults, announces the opening of its Aldersbridge Physical Therapy and Wellness Center to the general public.

An Open House for the 1,800 sq. ft. rehabilitation suite, located inside Linn Health & Rehabilitation at 30 Alexander Avenue in East Providence, will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. At 11:00 a.m., East Providence Mayor Roberto DaSilva and other VIPs will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony. Staff will be on hand to provide tours of the Center and light refreshments will be served.

The Aldersbridge Physical Therapy and Wellness Center is the largest in-house rehabilitation unit within a nonprofit skilled nursing facility in the East Bay. The suite features state-of-the-art rehabilitation and therapy equipment. Trained and certified staff provides high-quality care for adults in need of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, specialized Parkinson’s disease movement and rehabilitation programs, and personalized wellness and recovery services for injury, medical disorders, and post-operative needs. The Center also sports a special walkway lane for working with patients on ambulatory motion and steps, and replica kitchen/laundry/bathroom areas for practicing skills of independent living.

“We look forward to helping residents of our Aldersbridge communities and adults in Rhode Island to improve their activities of daily living, medical recovery and independent mobility,” says Richard Gamache, MS, FACHCA, chief executive officer of Aldersbridge Communities. “Our therapists have created unique programs and adopted proven rehabilitation techniques to treat chronic or temporary health conditions such as Parkinson’s, heart disease, COPD, stroke, arthritis, and more. We are excited to showcase our Center and staff to the community and welcome all to attend our Open House.”

Outpatient appointments are available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with other times and Saturdays by request. Most insurances are accepted and physician referrals are required. For more information, visit www.aldersbridge.org

Aldersbridge Communities, originally founded in 1971 as United Methodist Elder Care, is a nonprofit healthcare organization that provides communities where older persons can live in comfort, dignity, and with purpose. Winslow Gardens (assisted and independent living in East Providence), Linn Health & Rehabilitation (skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care in East Providence), Arbor Hill Assisted Living (Federal Hill section of Providence), and St. Germain Assisted Living (Woonsocket) provide residents with the living environment and level of care that best suits their individual needs. The organization oversees the Aldersbridge Navigator program to provide elders living in the community with at-home health resources and nursing care services; and the Aldersbridge Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, an 1,800 sq. ft. state-of-the-art rehabilitation suite located at Linn Health that is open to the general public by appointment with medical referral. Main Office: 40 Irving Ave, East Providence, RI, 02914; Phone: 401-438-4456; Web: www.Aldersbridge.org

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