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.

About Us

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.

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Engaging Generations: URI Cyber-Seniors

For older adults, this program is a way to increase digital competence and learn to further engage with their communities, family, and friends. Support & resources are available in English, Spanish, and French.

Are you an older adult interested in participating in the URI Cyber-Seniors program? Learn more about the different ways you can schedule an appointment and get involved.

The Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) COVID-19 Resource List

The Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) is working closely with the Rhode Island Department of Health and Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency to coordinate the state’s response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Ensuring our older and at-risk neighbors who are in need have access to food and other vital resources is critical right now. OHA created this list to connect folks with community agencies who can help.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Momentum Fund

Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced the launch of the Momentum Fund, a new mini-grant program that advances age-friendly and dementia-friendly work in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Grants of up to $10,000 will support early-stage initiatives and innovative efforts;

About The Momentum Fund

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Age-Friendly Rhode Island

Based at Rhode Island College, Age-Friendly Rhode Island 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.

Our Partners

The Age-Friendly RI coalition enhances the work of our partners by engaging leaders who share a common interest in improving the lives of older adults, fostering cross sector opportunities to work together to deliver age-friendly impact, sharing best practices and communicating broadly, and joining forces for advocacy at the State and local level.

News

RELEASE: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan Foundations Give $1 Million to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Education in Communities of Color

In their first joint community investment, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Tufts Health Plan Foundation are giving $1 million to 42 organizations across the region to expand vaccine education, awareness and outreach in communities of color. Eight Connecticut organizations will receive a total of $225,000 in funding. Just…

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Be Kind RI links volunteers through technology to bridge the food access gap & spread kindness in Rhode Island. Register and volunteer to pick-up and deliver food to someone in your area, whenever and wherever is convenient for you
https://bekindri.org/

.@BCBSRI awards $500K in grants for affordable housing https://pbn.com/bcbsri-awards-500k-in-grants-for-affordable-housing/ via @ProvBusNews

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, highly effective against serious illness, and reduces the risk of infecting others. Please get vaccinated when it’s available to you. #CrushCovidRI

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On March 1, @GovRaimondo signed a proclamation declaring this March for Meals Month in #RhodeIsland, helping us to celebrate our annual public awareness & advocacy campaign. We'll be live on @Facebook (RIMeals) tom at 11 a.m. for a socially-distanced social media kickoff!

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Thank You To Our Funder

Tufts Health Plan Foundation's mission is to improve the health and wellness of the diverse communities it serves. The only regional funder exclusively focused on healthy aging, the Foundation has given more than $27 million to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island nonprofits to support work focused on healthy living with an emphasis on older people.