News at the Cranston Enrichment Center

Posted 6/30/21

1070 Cranston St. 780-6000 Diabetes Support Group: Healthy Vision Wednesday, July 7 at 10 a.m. Presenter: Mary McKenna, R.Ph. Don't miss this very important presentation. Our pharmacist will discuss conditions of the eyes that diabetics may be prone to

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Diabetes Support Group: Healthy Vision

Don’t miss this very important presentation. Our pharmacist will discuss conditions of the eyes that diabetics may be prone to having, how to prevent and recognize these conditions, and tips on how to keep diabetic eyes healthy.

Caregiver’s Support Group

The Caregiver’s Support Group is for caregivers and family members who provide care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, cancer, heart and stroke conditions, MS and other debilitating conditions. The group provides caregivers with both educational and emotional support. For more information, call Jennifer at 780-6254 or email

The Memory Café

Friday, July 9, 10 to 11:30 a.m.Join Laurie Mantz on the second Friday of each month for a fun, interactive experience. The Memory Café is a monthly gathering of individuals with memory loss along with their caregivers, and/or friends and family members in a safe environment. For more information, call Amy at 780-6200.


The CREATES Study (cognitive recovery after elective surgery) is a research project at Rhode Island Hospital that aims to better understand brain health and recovery by observing older adults (70) who plan on having major surgery at either Rhode island Hospital or Miriam Hospital. The study is to investigate pre- and post-cognitive issues. To find out more about this study, call 1-833-220-0100 or email

Gather and enjoy!

Our Dining Room will open for hot lunches beginning Monday, July 12th! Be sure to make your reservations one day in advance call 780-6134. Lunch is better when we eat together!


Space is still available. Call now to reserve a spot!

Lighthouse Cruise

This 90-minute, one-of-a kind narrated cruise showcases some of Rhode Island’s most beautiful lighthouses. Transvan will take us to North Kingstown where we will board the RI Fast Ferry for an afternoon of fun. Call Lisa at 780-6215 for more information.

Riverboat Cruise: Providence Harbor

Monday, August 16

Leave the center at 10 a.m., return at 2 p.m

Fee: $25 includes a bagged lunch

On this 50-minute narrated tour, you will discover the historic and contemporary milestones of our Providence waterways. Space is limited. Call Lisa at 780-6215.

Our programs assist, inform, entertain and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older.

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