Move a Little More for Better Health

August 30, 2021 — We know we should exercise. But watching Olympic athletes run laps or lift huge weights can make us feel intimidated! That looks like hard work! Exercise certainly can feel like a chore. Experts from the American College of Sports Medicine suggested one reason: school gym class! They interviewed older people who said that back in... Read More

An Epidemic of Lower Back Pain

August 30, 2021 — September is Pain Awareness Month, and for many of us, that brings lower back pain to mind. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that 80% of older adults will experience lower back pain during their lives, and at any given time, 25% of us either have back pain, or had it recently. This “epidemic”... Read More

Important Visitation Information and Updates

August 18, 2021 — Dear Families of Residents at The Cove and The Willows:   As the summer season winds down, we would like to provide you with an update on the current situation regarding COVID-19 visitation at Grace Barker Health, and the new Delta variant that is circulating in our state.    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has... Read More