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.

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Building Holistic Partnerships with Older Adults

    The Rhode Island Parent Information Network and Rhode Island College’s Institute for Education in Healthcare have partnered to deliver a free, live, virtual training for Certified Community Health Workers aspiring to earn the new Specialty in Older Adults certification. The training will provide you with knowledge of the…

OHA’s digiAGE Program Awarded $10,000 from Cox Communications

  As part of efforts to promote digital equity for older adults, the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) – together with Cox Communications and Age-Friendly Rhode Island – today announced a partnership to equip older adults participating in OHA’s successful Project HELLO tele-buddy program with smart devices, internet service and technical support. This investment is made…

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Join @segreenhouse's next Aging & Longevity Networking Breakfast on 1/29 at 9 am! Ted Fischer of @JoyForAllPets will speak about the power of play & joy for all ages and share how his venture helps to address social isolation and loneliness.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aging-longevity-networking-breakfast-january-2021-tickets-134691779739?fbclid=IwAR1yxQhqT9WJqD0m0yGmgEBSuD4ObOMwfMKQOqRiO-0c0erKXw16fXu3YeI

Join Secretary @NellieGorbea and Elections Director Rob Rock for an informational webinar on important voter deadlines and tools and resources to share with your community about the March 2 Special Election.

Tune in at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 15 at http://facebook.com/RISecState

Tune in tomorrow Wednesday January 13th at 3:00pm for @AgeFriendlyRI Radio Hour on WPRV-AM 790. RIGEC staff Allie Morelli & @RIHEALTH Jasmine Franco will discuss the Own your Health programs @RIPIN_RI @HealthcAdvisors

Join the conversation at 401-437-5000!

Some Kind of Heaven is only available to stream 1/11 - 1/14. Learn more and register to receive the link to watch below.

https://newportfilm.com/films/some-kind-of-heaven/

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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.