New Be Kind RI Website Matches Volunteers With Nearby Neighbors In Need

Be Kind RI links volunteers through technology to bridge the food access gap & spread kindness in Rhode Island. Be Kind RI is currently recruiting 200 volunteers and plans to launch food assistance support for older adults and others at higher risk for COVID during the week of March 15th.  For more information and to register as a volunteer, click the button below!

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.

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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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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;

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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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Rhode Island renters struggling to cover rent and utility payments due to COVID may qualify for up to 12 months of emergency assistance thanks to the new federal relief aid. Visit http://www.RentReliefRI.com today for program information, eligibility criteria and FAQs.

El 5 de abril iniciará la encuesta telefónica #2021RILifeIndex. Habitantes de Rhode Island escogidos al azar serán invitados a participar y responder preguntas sobre su comunidad y sus experiencias en esa comunidad. Más información en http://rilifeindex.org.

If you are eligible for vaccination and need help registering for an appointment, @provcomlib can help! Staff are available during regular hours to help people register for vaccine. See here for PVD Community Library locations and hours: http://provcomlib.org/locations

Spreading kindness is proven to increase your happiness, and now it’s never been easier. #BeKindRI is now accepting volunteers to deliver food pantry requests to those in need in their neighborhood. Spread the love and register to volunteer today! http://www.bekindri.org

People age 50+ who live, work, or go to school in RI are now eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. New appointments will be made available for scheduling at State-run vaccination sites at approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, through http://www.vaccinateRI.org.

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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.