AARP OF RI ............... 248-2663
10 Orms St. Suite 200, Providence
Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter ............... 421-0008
24/7 Helpline ...... 1-800-272-3900
245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence
Catholic Social Services of RI, Diocese of Providence ............... 278-2505
Community Health Network at RIPIN ............... 432-7217
Free or low-cost evidence-based health and wellness programs proven to work for people with chronic conditions such as arthritis, pre-diabetes, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and depression. Programs are also available to help improve balance/prevent falls, manage chronic paid, quit tobacco use, and provide support to caregivers.
Jewish Collaborative Services (JCS) ............... 331-12444
1165 North Main Street, Providence
Geriatric Care Management:
Provides a combination of assessment, resources and referrals to help seniors and their families manage the challenges of aging, including navigating health and memory care and senior living options.
Kosher Meals on Wheels:
Delivers nutritious kosher meals to homebound seniors, 60+ and disabled individuals in Providence, Pawtucket, Cranston and Warwick.
Kosher Senior Cafes:
Delivers nutritious kosher meals to homebound seniors, 60+ in Providence, Pawtucket, Cranston and Warwick.
Lifeline RI Emergency Response System: Philip’s Lifeline is offered through JCS, providing peace of mind to you and your caregiver(s).
Partners in Care: Partners in Care is an AmeriCorps program that serves families in RI and Southeastern MA who have a connection with military service and are caring for an older or disabled adult. Volunteers are recruited to provide respite for those caring for family members by offering visits and companionship, recreational activities at home and in the community and assistance with small chores, errands and transportation.
Senior Housing Options:
The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence and Celebrations Adult Day Services at Tamarisk in Warwick. For more information and a tour, call Susan Adler at 401-732-0037.
Shalom Affordable Housing- Conveniently located in Warwick. Call Shalom at 401-738-4414 for more information.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at URI ............... 874-4197
OLLI rovides learning opportunities to enhance the enjoyment, meaning, and direction of adult lives as well as the health and well-being of adults. OLLI seeks to develop a community of older learners.
Established in 2009 and offering diversified courses and activities, OLLI at URI enjoys a rich relationship with the University. Membership is open to anyone fifty year of age and older. Whether teaching, learning, playing, or exploring, OLLI members constitute a vibrant, lifelong learning commnity.
The POINT ............... 211
Improving lives by lending a caring hand. The POINT is a statewide resource network that provides information, referrals, and long-term care options to seniors, adults with disabilities, and caregivers. Operated by United Way of Rhode Island and linked through 2-1-1, The POINT takes 40,000 calls each year and helps aging seniors enroll in Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs that will ensure a better quality of life.
Providence Village RI ............... 228-8683
276 Angell Street. Providence
The Providence Village is a group of friends and neighbors working together to support those of us who want to stay in our homes and communities as we grow older. We are creating a community of mutual support by providing practical assistance like transportation, technology and home help, social activities and events, and the opportunity to make a real difference by helping one another.
RI Department of Elderly Affairs ............... 462-3000
At the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (DEA), we believe the best way to promote healthy aging and support people is to meet them where they are. DEA's Aging and Disability Resource Network (ADRN) serves as the 'no wrong door' for older and disabled adults, as well as family caregivers, coordinating the delivery of our services and facilitating people's access to information and assistance. The ADRN, comprised of 22 partners, is divided into six geographic regions to ensure elders, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers are connected to help in their own – or neighboring – communities. At the center of our ADRN is The POINT – Rhode Island's statewide, multilingual call and walk-in center for elders, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers.
The POINT staff help people navigate their short- and long-term options for healthcare, housing, respite support, food assistance, and more. The POINT links people to in- and out-of-network services and assists clients with benefits enrollment.
WWW.RIElderInfo.com ............... 585-0509
RIElderInfo.com is an award winning, expert-curated online resource for Rhode Island Seniors, Caregivers and Professionals. The site is tailored to the user-Senior, Caregiver or Professional. Community specific resources for all 39 cities and towns as well as information by general Topic can be found on the site. There is an Event Calendar of fun, educational or interesting things to do for Seniors and Caregivers-because aging isn't just flu shots and Bingo! The Event Calendar for Professionals contains educational opportunities as well as opportunities to expand professional networks.
The RI Office of Veterans Affairs ............... 921-2119
560 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 206,
Warwick. We serve the Ocean State's 61,078 Veterans and their families. We execute our mission through (1) the RI Veterans Home, a skilled nursing care facility; (2) the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery; and (3) the RI Veterans Resource Center, the coordination center for RIServes, a network of service providers serving the veteran community. It serves as a "no wrong door" entry point for veterans, service members and their families to access the services and benefits they've earned.
RIPIN Healthcare Advocate ............... 1-855-747-3224 (TTY 711)
Free help and support to Rhode Islanders with Medicare and Medicaid. Help accessing doctors and medications; Long-term services and supports (LTSS) and PACE; assist with appeals, grievances, and other questions and concerns.
Call or email
Road Scholar ............... 800-454-5768
Our mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Our learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime.
Senior/Adult Centers in RI
(Visit website for a complete list of all Senior Centers in RI.) Offer a variety of programs and services to help senior citizens maintain their independence and vitality and provide a place for seniors to have the opportunity to meet and socialize with other seniors.
Programs include activities, educational classes, counseling and support groups, volunteer opportunities, and wellness programs. Many Senior Centers in RI also offer meals, help with financial and medical paperwork, transportation to and from the center, shopping trips, outings, and other social services.
RI Adult Centers for education and activities for those 50+ are for those more active. Adult centers are usually part of the Parks & Rec. Departments of city and county.
United Way of RI
Senior Centers/Care Resources in Providence