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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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.
The need for affordable and accessible housing for older adults is only going to grow in the years to come. We must act now to ensure that all older adults have a safe and comfortable place to call home. According to JCHS, Over the next decade, the US population…
The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently published an article about the potential benefits of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). It discusses the challenges of building ADUs and the efforts that states and localities have made to encourage their construction. Accessory dwelling units (ADUs), also known as granny flats, in-law…
The intersection of Age-Friendly and Climate Resilient Communities represents a crucial and forward-thinking approach to urban planning and community development. Both concepts individually address pressing challenges faced by our society, and when combined, they offer a comprehensive framework for creating sustainable, inclusive, and livable communities for people of all ages….
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.