Over 298 million people around the world, in over 1300 hundred cities and towns in 47 countries, have joined The World Health Organization’s global network of Age-Friendly communities…
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Advancing Age, Dementia & Disability Inclusivity in Rhode Island
The 2020 Rhode Island Healthy Aging Data Report
The 2020 Rhode Island Healthy Aging Data Report is designed to help residents, agencies, providers and governments understand the older adults who live in their cities and towns – their ages, living arrangements, health status, strengths and vulnerabilities.
2023 POCKET MANUAL: The Rhode Island Guide to Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities
Based at Rhode Island College, Age-Friendly RI is a coalition of community and state agencies, healthcare and social service providers, individuals of all ages, advocacy and faith-based organizations, businesses, academic institutions and municipal leaders who are committed to healthy aging.
Recent report highlights obstacles that the US health-care system faces in meeting increasing demand for Dementia care
The Milken Institute has released a recent report outlining the obstacles that the US health-care system faces in accommodating the increasing demand for care among those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). The report proposes that care navigation can help surmount these barriers by establishing crucial connections between…
A learning series with Dr. Alexandre Kalache
Alexandre Kalache, MD, PHD, MSc, is the featured speaker at virtual events hosted by organizations leading healthy aging efforts in Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H. and R.I. Dr. Kalache, a leading voice in the global age-friendly movement, will share insights from his work advancing healthy aging and discuss how the…
Advancing Age, Dementia & Disability Inclusivity in Rhode Island: A Conversation with Dr. Alexandre Kalache, Global Leader of the Age Friendly Cities Movement & Local Age-Friendly Champions
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Alexandre Kalache, former director of the World Health Organization’s global aging program and current President of the International Longevity Centre-Brazil and Board member of the Age Friendly Institute. Dr. Kalache will inspire us by sharing his international perspective on longevity and the age-friendly…
Thank You To Our Funder
Point32Health Foundation builds on a tradition of service and giving at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan. Their heritage organizations together have invested more than $200 million to support community organizations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Point32Health Foundation funds equity-focused solutions related to healthy aging, access to healthy food, and behavioral health. They seek to collaborate with and learn from nonprofit organizations, understanding that those most affected by inequities are in the best position to define the problem, design appropriate solutions, and define success.