Seniors Page

Don't forget to check for Local Senior Resources on our Community Resources page!
We also provide home delivery of services to your home of transportation is an issue. Check out our page for our Ourtreach Program for more information.

AARP
www.aarp.org

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov
Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Information on Meals on Wheels, transportation and at-home care.

Benefits Check Up
www.benefitscheckup.org

A free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.

Blackstone Valley Community Action Services Program
www.benefitscheckup.org
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BVCAP is a non-profit agency and member of the nation-wide network of Community Action programs.  Their mission is to assist low income people and empower them to become self-reliant, responsible citizens.  Programs for seniors, which are funded through federal, state, and local grants, including Meals on Wheels and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Eldercare Locator  
www.eldercare.gov

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org

FCA is a voice for caregivers, with pioneering programs that support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island
rimeals.org/

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, the only non-profit home-delivered meal program in the state,  serves thousands of meals each day.

Medicare
www.medicare.gov

Information on Medicare, including comparisons of Medicare and Medigap plans.

National Council on Aging  
www.ncoa.org

The nation's leading nonprofit services and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs
www.dea.ri.gov

To preserve the independence, dignity, and capacity for choice for seniors, adults with disabilities, families and caregivers.

SeniorAdvisor.com
www.senioradvisor.com

SeniorAdvisor.com's mission is to equip families with the best information available in order to make confident choices about senior care and services. This site pools customer reviews about various facilities. Enter your zip code for services in your area.

Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island: Resources
www.senioragendari.org/resources/

The Senior Agenda Coalition is a diverse coalition of activists and groups that advocate for the elderly organized to develop a common agenda to improve the quality of life of older Rhode Islanders.

Senior Digest
www.seniordigestnews.com

Senior Digest is your local source for information and commentary that matters to people age 50 and beyond in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

SeniorNet
www.seniornet.org

Provides older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.

Senior Social Services, Inc.
www.seniornet.org

Providin services to the elderly and handicapped residents of northern Rhode Island since 1975. Programs include being the Nutrition Program for our area, an Adult Day Care Program(Alternative Adult Care), an Elder InformationSpecialist who can provide information on eligibilityfor all state and local programs, including RIPAE. They also offer activities, entertainment, computer classes, and Alzheimer's Disease Support Groups.