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									                                           Our                     Among the Services              Cranston Department
                                                                    Provided by . . .
                                                                                                    of Senior Services
    The Cranston                          Only                  The Cranston Department
Department of Senior
                                                                    of Senior Services
  Services provides                 Business Is                   1070 Cranston Street
   comprehensive                                                   Cranston, RI 02920

services to all seniors.                   You
                                                                    ∗    Adult Day Services
  Our programs assist,                                                     ∗ Arts
                                                                        ∗ Counseling
 inform, entertain and                                             ∗ Educational Programs
                                                                    ∗ Exercise Programs
   enrich the lives of                                              ∗ Health Screenings
                                                                  ∗ Information & Referrals
  individuals 55 years                                               ∗ Meals On Wheels
                                                                       ∗ Nurse Clinic
       and older.                                                    ∗ Nutritional Meals
                                                                                                         1070 Cranston Street
                                                                         ∗ Outreach                      Cranston, RI 02920
                                                                     ∗ Pharmacy Clinic              (401) 461-1000 extension 6000
                                                                  ∗ Recreational Programs                Fax: (401) 946-5909
                                                                      ∗ Social Services
                                                                      ∗ Support Groups
                                                                      ∗ Transportation
                                                                  ∗ Volunteer Opportunities

    1070 Cranston Street
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920                                    For further information call
       (401) 780-6000                “One Stop Shopping”              (401) 780-6000
E-Mail: jdenneny@cranstonri.org   At Cranston Senior Services
                                                                                               Stephen P. Laffey       Deborah St. Peter
                                                                                                    Mayor              Executive Director
                                                       ADULT DAY SERVICES                                           PROGRAMS                                     SOCIAL SERVICES
                                               Cranston Adult Day Services provides:               Quality educational and recreational programs are    A caring staff of professional case manager is
                                                                                                   available.                                           available to:
Dear Friends,
                                                                                                   • Learn new things and meet new friends
                                               •   Professionally designed programs to meet the
WELCOME to the Cranston Department                 needs of each individual                        • Fun...Educational...Helpful...Cultural Programs    Provide support and counseling to seniors and
                                                                                                     that enrich and delight                            their families
of Senior Services.                            •   Professional staff of registered nurses, case
                                                   manager and assistants                          • Day trips                                          Provide access to a network of service providers
                                               •   Therapeutic programs ~ music, art, physical,    • Health & wellness classes, Counseling, Nurse       throughout the city and state
With Americans living longer and                   occupational, speech, aroma, pet therapy          and Pharmacy Clinic                                Assist with the many available services
healthier lives, programs and services to      •   Recreational activities ~ crafts, painting,     • Golf, Tennis, Bowling Tournaments, Holiday         Offer comfort and compassion
the elderly continue to be a challenging           exercise, gardening and so much more              parties and special theme days                     Visit homebound seniors
and exciting arena in today’s society.         •   Intergenerational programs ~ what greater joy   • Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Tai Chi, Gym &
                                                                                                                                                        Coordinate support groups
This includes providing a wider range of           than seeing young and old together                Swim, Walking Club
programs and services to the well older                                                            • Arts, Crafts, Painting, Ceramics, Woodworking
                                                                                                                                                          * Widow/Widowers         * Caregivers
                                               •   Support & Referral Services for each
adult and the frail elderly, as well as            participant and their families                  • Learn to RELAX
                                                                                                                                                          * Diabetes               * Arthritis
their families.                                •   Licensed by RI Department of Elderly Affairs                                                           * Parkinson’s            * Alzheimer’s
                                                                                                   Call 780-6215
The City of Cranston’s Administration is       Call 780-6243                                                                                            Call 780- 6253
                                                                                                       “Retirement Gives you the opportunity
dedicated to providing our seniors with                     “We are here for you”                          to try so many new ventures”                            “You are never alone”
quality services and programs. The
Cranston Department of Senior Services,
with its six different divisions, offers the
community a broad range of
comprehensive senior services. The                             NUTRITION                                                RSVP                                             TRANSVAN
Center offers programs that educate,                                                                                                                    You don’t have to be dependent upon your
assist, inform, entertain, and enrich the      Enjoy lunch with your friends and also meet new     Retired Senior Volunteer Program allows anyone       family. Transvan, our daily transportation system
                                               people:                                                                                                  for Cranston residents 60 years of age or older
lives of those who participate.                                                                    55 years of age or older to give of themselves by:
                                               • Hot, nutritious, homemade lunches served                                                               and/or disabled, is available to:
                                                 Monday through Friday
We invite you to visit our “home away                                                              •   Sharing themselves with others
                                               • Reservations recommended                                                                               •    Provide transportation anywhere in Cranston,
from home.” Our dedicated and caring                                                               •   Helping make our community a better place to          Monday through Friday
                                               • Fresh Meals On Wheels prepared and delivered
staff is available Monday through Friday         to the homebound                                      live
                                                                                                                                                        •    Provide shuttles to nearby malls and local
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For further                                                            •   Serving at any public or non-profit agency            markets
                                               • Weekend Meals On Wheels provided
information please call us at 780-6000.                                                            •   Receiving personal satisfaction                  •    Provide transportation to doctors, nursing
                                               • Special cooking classes—What fun learning to
                                                 cook with friends                                 •   Having fun, interesting and rewarding                 homes and hospitals in Providence, North
                                                                                                       experiences                                           Providence, Johnston, Warwick and
We look forward to meeting you.                          *For men only *Low cholesterol                                                                      Pawtucket
                                                         *Cooking for one *Diabetic cooking                                                             •    Reservations need to be made only two days
                                               • Snack bar with freshly baked goods, soups and
                                                                                                   Call 780- 6180                                            in advance
                                                 much more                                                                                              •    A one month pass is available for $15.00 /
                                               • Nite Life ~ Dinners Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. in            “We are waiting for your call!”                    three month passes $40.00
                                                 the Spring and Fall
                                                                                                                                                        Call 943-3341 for reservations or to request a
Deborah St. Peter, Executive Director          Call 780-6134                                                                                            schedule.
Cranston Department of Senior Services             Join us—it’s a wonderful experience!                                                                     “Use Transvan as often as you like”

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