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In mid-August, near the end of a busy growing season, Heather Coughlin put the finishing touches on a handmade sign. The sign is composed of rough planks and acrylic paint, and reads: “Garden of Eating.” more
We love our pets! And they can help us heal, too. It’s been documented that pets often offer therapeutic benefits to those around them. Specially trained therapy pets can provide directed … more
The Tamarisk Farm to Table Garden has been planted! Residents of the assisted living community in Warwick are looking forward to fresh, healthful  vegetables and fruits all summer. more
Tu b’Shevat seders aren’t new – they’re just new to many of us. Started in the 16th century by the Kabbalists, the seders are beginning to take hold in the United States, much like sufganiyah is growing in popularity as a new Hanukkah tradition and oranges are popping up on Passover seder plates. more
The Jewish holidays are upon us and here at The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, traditions are important. Residents and family members have been helping us usher in the Jewish … more
When asked why I enjoy working with the senior population, my answer always takes me back 33 years when my beloved father, Sol Popper of blessed memory, passed away at the age of 53. His untimely … more
Nothing says comfort like a warm bowl of soup on a cold day. As winter approaches, we look to make food choices that matter. Like the other “good book” says chicken soup is good for our soul. more
Traditions of the Jewish holidays are upon us here at The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence.  Traditions are important to all of our residents and their family members who … more
After nine months of planning and negotiations, Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island (JFSRI) and the Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island (JSA) have agreed to merge into one comprehensive agency called Jewish Community Services of Greater Rhode Island.

“As we got to know each other this time,” said Susan Bazar, executive director of JSA, “there was increasing awareness that both agencies were providing services to seniors.” more
“When faced with the need for short-term respite care for my mother, The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence facility and staff far surpassed our expectations. My mother has … more
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