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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 02-17-2021

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10 SENIOR LIVING GUIDE FEBRUARY 18-24, 2021 | THE VALLEY BREEZE Volunteer, or be served by volunteers Promoting healthy aging takes a village, say represen- tatives from the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging, who are encour- aging older residents to get involved by vol- unteering with them or one of their commu- nity partners. According to the agency, there are approximately 65,000 volun- teers age 55 or older in Rhode Island, contribut- ing $149 million in service across the state. In the wake of COVID-19, the agency has developed Project HELLO, a volunteer-based effort connecting isolated older adults who are in need of socialization to friendly volunteers by telephone. Volunteers are not only providing phone-based wellness checks, but also a sense of community. If you are an older adult who would like to receive a Project HELLO call, call the POINT at 401-462-4444. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, find the "Project HELLO volunteer form" at www.oha.ri.gov/get-involved/volun- teering . The Corporation for National and Community Service suggests that volunteering can improve seniors' health and well-being. A great first step down this path is to let local nonprofit organizations know about your desire to donate time to causes such as helping homebound seniors or mentoring at-risk youth. BREEZE PHOTO BY LAUREN CLEM MARIE DUCHARME, left, and KATHY SYLVIA, both of North Smithfield, prepare bags of food for clients at the North Smithfield Food Pantry last March just as the organization was going to drive-thru mode to deal with the pandemic. Opening October 2020 Opening October 2020 Accepting New Patients COVID Testing Available Please call for information Accepting all commercial insurance plans Medicare, Tricare Offering Telemed appointments during office hours and after hours based on provider availability. Offering adult primary care, chronic medical care, acute visits, DOT physicals, MAT therapy. OUR PROVIDERS Joseph Desrosiers II, MSPAS, PA-C, Robert Jay Amrien, MPAS, PA-C Walter Hooper III, MSPAS, PA-C Jacquelynn DiMuccio, MSPAS, PA-C David Cola, DO 401-710-4280 www.stillwaterprimary.com 712 Putnam Pike, Unit 2, Chepachet, RI 20814 Mon/Wed 9 am-5 pm • Tue/Thur 10am-6pm Fri 9am-2pm • Sat 9am-12pm CBD acts as a therapeutic agent in your endocannabinoid system, constantly working to get your body into a place of homeostasis, or balance. As a naturally occurring molecule in your body, to begin with, the consumption of CBD provides additional regulatory molecules to help your body's physiological systems operate more efficiently. QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT Open Daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. CBD Benefits for Seniors • Pain Relief • Bone Health • Anxiety and Stress Relief • Fights Glaucoma • Insomnia and Sleep Issues • Alternative to Prescription Medications • Stimulates Appetite • Decrease Inflamation (Body & Brain) • Neurogenerative Diseases www.puffinssmokeshop.com 693 Washington Street South Attleboro, MA 02703 There's a lot of information out there regarding CBD oil. Stop in and talk to our knowledgeable staff. We can help answer all your questions. 508-639-5754 Alpha Surgical, Inc. Home Medical Equipment & Supplies 1894 Smith Street, North Providence, RI 02911 Phone: 401-353-9090 Toll-Free: 1-877-762-9191 Fax: 401-353-1919 www.alphasurgical.com Most insurance accepted • Open to the Public "Free Delivery" Ambulatory Products • Wheelchairs • Hospital Beds Daily Living Aids • Bathroom Safety Products Compression Socks • Blood Pressure Monitors • Ankle/Knee Supports Back Supports • Exercise Products Knee and Leg Walker FULL LINE OF PPE Hand Sanitizers, Gloves, Masks, Face Shields, Disinfecting Wipes & Cleaners, Pulse Oximeters and Thermometers, etc. LIFT & RECLINE CHAIRS Featuring JAZZY POWER CHAIRS and PRIDE MOBILITY SCOOTER ZERO TURN 8 & ZERO TURN 10

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