The Preserve at Briarcliffe 

A Supportive Independent and Assisted Living Residence in Johnston 


The expression “Home is where the heart is” is an oft-repeated phrase that is both familiar and evocative to all who hear it. Whenever these words are uttered, they immediately evoke the sentiment that no matter where life takes you, you can be “at home” as long as you are surrounded by the people and things you love. Home can truly be where you rest your heart. 

As we age, the concept of “home” will often change. Perhaps we are no longer able to remain in the home where we raised our families.  Perhaps we need more help than the independent lives we once led.  Perhaps we need to eschew the possessions we once accumulated in our homes and embrace a simpler life, instead savoring time  spent with loved ones and making new acquaintances.  Life and “home” may change, but they can also be better as we go along. 

“Life getting better” and creating “places where the heart can settle in” are part of the mission of The Preserve at Briarcliffe.  The Preserve is the newest addition to the Briarcliffe family.  Opened a short year ago in June, this thoughtfully designed senior living residence is now home to seniors looking for this simpler, stress-free life.  A life of security, peace of mind, comfort, opportunity, and freedom.  A “new” home that caters to their every want and need. 

Each of The Preserve’s sixty-six apartments is designed to meet the specific needs of those who are either completely independent or who require assistance with such basic needs as medication management or help with simple, everyday activities. It is the ultimate in senior living, known in the industry as a Continuing Catered Retirement Community (CCRC). 

The Preserve’s apartments come in six different floor plans including 330 square foot studio apartments and one-bedroom units.  Each apartment has a kitchenette (complete with quartz countertops, small-scale refrigerators, and a microwave), “European-style” bathrooms for safe and easy access (complete with barrier free showers, grab bars and two emergency alarm pull stations), wheelchair-width doors for those with mobility challenges, and access to the outdoors. Each apartment is individually controlled for heat and air-conditioning. Every room is bathed in natural sunlight. 

Every amenity here at The Preserve has been carefully curated. Restaurant-style dining with restaurant quality food, housekeeping, landscaped grounds to explore, a full-service salon and fitness center, laundry service and cozy lounges where scheduled activities and entertainment are held. There is a library and game room for family gatherings.  Though transportation is provided, there is hardly ever a reason to leave! 

Now is the time to schedule a tour of your “new home” at The Briarcliffe, Preserve located in a leafy corner of the city at 54 Old Pocasset Road. To arrange for your tour, call Stefany Reed at 401.944.2450 ext. 202 or visit their informational website at 


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