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Age Friendly News From Around Rhode Island & The Nation

AFRI regularly culls news articles and pertinent postings that highlight national, state and local efforts to support age friendly communities. Check out a few of the news clippings shared below to stay apprised of the movement in Rhode Island and lessons learned from recent research in this space.

Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging published 2023 Strategic Plan

http://www.dea.ri.gov/agingplan/2023%20OHA%20Strategic%20Plan_Final.pdf

Primary-care center for people on Medicare opens in Warwick

https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190909/primary-care-center-for-people-on-medicare-opens-in-warwick

Health Check: Hundreds of seniors ‘Step Up to the Challenge’

https://turnto10.com/features/health-landing-page/health-check-hundreds-of-seniors-step-up-to-the-challenge

SRIV is looking for an office volunteer to help with its Independent Aging Program

https://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/westerly/volunteer-opportunities-around-the-region/article_819327aa-cf36-11e9-8953-1b6e6337a02e.html

Country and pop music artist Crystal Gayle will be the star attraction at the Providence Journal’s fourth annual Life: Boomers and Seniors Expo, celebrating healthy living and aging

https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190907/crystal-gayle-to-headline-life-expo

For many, ‘Golden Years’ not so golden

https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190830/for-many-golden-years-not-so-golden

Study Finds Ageism Interventions Do Change Attitudes

Study Finds Ageism Interventions Do Change Attitudes

 

Starving Seniors: How America Fails To Feed Its Aging

Starving Seniors: How America Fails To Feed Its Aging

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