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.
Learn How to Make a Difference in Your Community with New Civic Academy for Older Adults
R.I.’s older adult population is growing, but services aren’t meeting rising demand. When services do exist, it’s often the case that older adults are unaware of services supporting their ability to remain at home and age in the community. This need led us to partner with Leadership Rhode Island to…
Rhode Island Takes Steps to Improve Services for Older Adults
The House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Lauren H. Carson creating a legislative commission to study the services and programs for older adults in Rhode Island and make recommendations for ways to improve and coordinate them. The Rhode Island House of Representatives has passed a resolution calling for…
Application Deadline is Friday For The Senior Fellows Program
We have partnered with Leadership Rhode Island to launch the Senior Fellows Program, an 8-week summer program geared to lifting the voices, knowledge, and vision of Rhode Island residents 62 and older. This program is offered at no cost to participants but does require a formal application. Applications for…
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.