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Age Friendly News From Around RI & 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:

 

Office of Healthy Aging offers free Medicare enrollment assistance
http://warwickonline.com/stories/office-of-healthy-aging-offers-free-medicare-enrollment-assistance,146430

 

Drumbeat Builds For A Peace Corps Of Caregivers
https://khn.org/news/drumbeat-builds-for-a-peace-corps-of-caregivers/

 

Oak Street Health in Blue Cross partnership to deliver primary care to Medicare patients
http://warwickonline.com/stories/oak-street-health-in-blue-cross-partnership-to-deliver-primary-care-to-medicare-patients,145407

 

Meals on Wheels of RI makes a positive impact on communities
https://www.wpri.com/rhode-show/meals-on-wheels-of-ri-makes-a-positive-impact-on-communities/

 

Richmond seniors learn how to recognize signs of Alzheimer’s
https://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/richmond-hopkinton/richmond-seniors-learn-how-to-recognize-signs-of-alzheimer-s/article_ab2b4520-fb50-11e9-a8b2-e729fc2de27c.html

 

Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry seeks to sign up 2,020 by next year
http://warwickonline.com/stories/alzheimers-prevention-registry-seeks-to-sign-up-2020-by-next-year,146411

 

Surprise turnaround finds Alzheimer’s treatment may work
https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20191022/surprise-turnaround-finds-alzheimers-treatment-may-work

 

Enabling Healthful Aging for All — The National Academy of Medicine Grand Challenge in Healthy Longevity
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1912298?query=TOC

 

How Can Cities Handle The Oldest Population In History? New Report Tells Policy Makers To Embrace It
https://www.forbes.com/sites/robinseatonjefferson/2019/10/28/how-can-cities-handle-the-oldest-population-in-history-new-report-tells-policy-makers-to-embrace-it/#4201712b46de

 

Driving Toward Age-Friendly Care for the Future
https://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/sponsored_programs/age-health-care-survey/survey-results.pdf

 

Survey Report: Driving Toward Age-Friendly Care for the Future
https://www.johnahartford.org/dissemination-center/view/survey-report-driving-toward-age-friendly-care-for-the-future?utm_campaign=tw&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=78855952&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9vq21kchnz99XmnRJQwBGpUhqFuj4wsmIeLkwIA_-XGR0_oiP7dx1vktqWuZnzpBI21AK3cfcxgQgYnqHf0N7Prmib-Q&_hsmi=78893590

 

CNE opens patient-centered primary care practice for older adults
http://warwickonline.com/stories/cne-opens-patient-centered-primary-care-practice-for-older-adults,145599

 

Providers and caregivers need better awareness of age-friendly care
https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/providers-and-caregivers-need-better-awareness-age-friendly-care

 

Letter to the Editor: Help make Newport livable for all
https://www.newportri.com/news/20191003/letters-to-editor-city-should-reject-hilltop-plans

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