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Prescription Delivery Services for Seniors

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 89% of adults 65 and older take prescription medicine. For seniors who have mobility issues or are unable to leave their homes to go […]

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Outreach for Community Connections for RI Family Caregivers 55+ Program

The Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) has awarded a grant to The Village for RI Foster and Adoptive Families, in collaboration with The Heart Tree, to reach out to kinship […]


ACL Now Accepting Comments on the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

Comment period will remain open through  November 30 The 2022 National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers [] (the strategy) is now available for public comment for a period of 60 […]

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Tips for Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum Adjust to a Move

When you have children on the autism spectrum, every aspect of your life is affected. Stability and routine are often the keys to keeping them safe and happy, as is […]


A Guide to Senior Storage

Moving into a new home is always a challenge. For seniors, there’s more to consider beforehand. The transition into smaller homes or senior living arrangements often leads to a need […]

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CareBreaks, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, & Nursing School Respite Programs

CareBreaks Program The Diocese of Providence CareBreaks Program offers a program of respite services to the primary caregivers of eligible individuals through Information, Referral and Service Coordination, and a respite […]


Free Caregiver Support Groups – The Village Common of RI


YMCA Grandparents as Caregivers Program

YMCA The YMCA has 5 branches and serves most of northern Rhode Island with healthy options in memberships, camps, school age childcare and early education centers. We offer wholesome recreation […]


“These Rhody Restaurants are Partnering to Serve Meals with a Side of Meaning”

By Megan Schmit “We’ve been awestruck with both the generosity and gumption shown by Rhode Islanders during this pandemic, particularly when it comes to providing the necessities for those who […]

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