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There are many health and wellness resources available for you. Please click on the links below for more information on these resources. As always, if you needs help navigating insurance or healthcare issues, contact us at 401.421.4111 ext. 411.

An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

*J-Fitness & Aquatics at the Dwares JCC
Location:

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111

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Description:

J-Fitness is committed to providing fitness for everyBODY—people of all ages and abilities—in a friendly and approachable environment. In addition to the cardio machines, Cybex strength line, free weight area, and fitness classes, J-Fitness has a 75-foot heated swimming pool on the premises. The dedicated fitness staff are eager to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

*Jewish Eldercare of Rhode Island (JERI) and Outreach
Location:

100 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.621.5374

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*Jewish Family Service (JFS)
Location:

959 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904
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Phone:

401.331.1244

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Description:

Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island (JFSRI) offers senior care, counseling, adoption services, meal and emergency assistance, Kesher assistance through local synagogues, and many other services to individuals and families in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts communities. Although their service is based on core Jewish values of respect, family, community, healing, and humanity, they serve all in need regardless of religious affiliation.

*Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island (JSA)
Location:

100 Niantic Avenue, Providence RI 02907
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Phone:

401.351.4750

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Description:

Jewish Seniors Agency’s mission is to ensure access to a full continuum of care for Jewish seniors in the greater Rhode Island community. Through the direct provision of services and in collaboration with other organizations, they are committed to promoting and preserving the dignity of all seniors. Their network of programs and facilities include adult day services, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care.

*Kesher
Location:

Jewish Family Service, 959 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
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Phone:

401.331.1244

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Description:

Kesher, a free and confidential program that provides an on-site clinical social worker to local synagogues, is the congregational outreach program of Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Rhode Island and funded by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. Currently active at Congregation Agudas Achim, Temple Torat Yisrael, Temple Am David, Temple Emanu-El, and Congregation Beth Sholom, JFS social workers spend time at each synagogue offering case management, information and referrals, short-term counseling, support groups, and family life education programs. These experienced, licensed clinicians provide ongoing support for clergy and staff as well as short-term services for congregants. The rabbi and social worker act in collaboration to provide individuals with a holistic response to their need, offering both therapeutic and spiritual guidance. For more information, contact Rose Murrin, LICSW, at
401.331.1244.

*Kosher Nutrition Service
Location:

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111 ext. 107

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*Shalom Apartments
Location:

1 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886
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Phone:

401.738.4414

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*Tamarisk — The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence
Location:

3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886
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Phone:

401.732.0037

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*The Miriam Hospital
Location:

164 Summit Avenue Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.793.2500

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Description:

The Miriam Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital, with a history of providing superior patient care. The Miriam Hospital was recently named a Blue Distinction Center by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island following a comprehensive review of its spine surgery and knee and hip replacement services. Other services include AIDS/HIV care, cancer care (oncology), bariatric (weight loss) surgery, cardiac services, diabetes weight management, gastroenterology, memory loss/Alzheimer’s, rehabilitation, and emergency services

*To Life Center (TLC) Adult Day Services
Location:

100 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.351.4750

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Description:

Open to both Jewish and non-Jewish members of the community, the Jewish Seniors Agency To Life Center Adult Day Services is licensed by the Rhode Island Department of Health and earned the Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs’ highest rating by providing a safe, supportive, activity-filled environment for those who cannot be left alone during the day. Participants enjoy daily recreational and social therapy, and the center also offers a Wellness Program. It is an ideal place for people who want to remain in their homes, but are in need of care during the day. As the only Kosher Adult Day Center in the state, they serve a freshly prepared breakfast and lunch as well as snacks.

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