the Elderly and Handicapped Residents of Northern
Rhode Island since 1975
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To many elderly and handicapped residents of
Rhode Island, Alternative Adult Care is a
"home for the day". It gives adults and
seniors in need of daytime care a place to
socialize, relax, exercise, learn, dine and
participate in several activities.
Caregivers are given time to work, tend to
business, or recharge
their batteries, knowing their loved one is
well cared for in a safe environment.
Participants are enabled to remain in their
Alternative Adult Care Center is open Monday
Through Friday, from 7:30AM to 3:00PM.
Participants may attend one to five days a
week. At least two days per week is
recommended for attendance.
The Center does have extended hours in the
afternoon until 4:00PM
for an additional fee.
Registered nurse in attendance daily
Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks
Appropriate daily exercise
Transportation in wheelchair lift vans
Activities, outings, current events
discussions for mental stimulation
Counseling and referral to other available
Financial Assistance available to those
To attend our Day Center, we require a
current physical examination prior
to starting the program. Physicians' orders
are also required if medications
are to be administered by the nurse at the
Alternative Adult Care accepts R.I.
Medicaid, long-term care insurance, private
payments, Respite Assistance through the
Diocese of Providence and the R.I.
Department of Elderly Affairs Home and
Community Care Co-Pay Program. Since
Alternative Adult Care is part of a
non-profit agency, we also offer our
services on a sliding scale if other funding
sources are not available. Our Director will
assist you in seeking financial aid.
Alternative Adult Care Staff
Joanne Mondor, RN,AAC Director
Tina Federowicz, OTA, AS, Activities
Sharon Gentry, LPN, Nursing Coordinator
Gloria Descy, CNA, Assistant Activity
Donna Kemble, CNA. Certified Nursing
Emile Mercure, Transportation Coordinator