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Age-Friendly News From Around Rhode Island & the Nation

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We want to highlight the incredible work happening in Rhode Island around promoting age friendly communities. If there are news clippings from your community that you want shared please send them to info@agefriendlyri.org so we can include them in our newsletters and share with our network of stakeholders across the state. Tech savvy URI students help seniors master their cell phones:
http://warwickonline.com/stories/tech-savvy-uri-students-help-seniors-master-their-cell-phones,144310

Breaking barriers of “ageism”:
http://warwickonline.com/stories/breaking-barriers-of-ageism,143451

Legislation approved this session to assist seniors, disabled:
http://warwickonline.com/stories/legislation-approved-this-session-to-assist-seniors-disabled,143860

School One received a $3,000 grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) to support its Inter-generational Arts Program:
https://www.school-one.org/2019/07/31/school-one-announces-new-arts-grant/

19 Million Meals and Counting:
http://www.cranstononline.com/stories/meals-on-wheels-marks-milestone-with-cranston-delivery,144473

Senior Center Slated for $500,000 in upgrades:
http://www.valleybreeze.com/2019-08-07/cumberland-lincoln-area/senior-center-slated-500000-upgrades#.XUxw65NKi8q

We need national paid family leave that includes elderly care, too:
https://www.americamagazine.org/2019/07/15/paid-family-leave-elderly-care-seniors-aging

Age-Friendly universities are finally here:
https://www.nextavenue.org/age-friendly-universities/

Find out what's happening to make Rhode Island age-friendly.

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