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…

Now It's Your Turn!

Find out how your community can become age-friendly.

2020 aging data.

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.

2020 aging data.
2023 pocket manual.

2023 POCKET MANUAL: The Rhode Island Guide to Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

Questions about what resources are available for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities? OHA developed a handy guide to help navigate the abundance of community-based services and programs in the state
2023 pocket manual.
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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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On Creating Resilient Age-Friendly Communities

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.