Contact Us

Posted on 04/1/2012 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

SOCIAL BUTTON RI_BorderlessWe are here to help. This page contains helpful contact resources as well as volunteer opportunties and other bits of special information.

The Rhode Island State Office does not have access to ARPP member accounts. If you have questions about your membership, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).

For information about an existing insurance policy, please look for the customer service number on your bill, statement or other materials provided by the insurance carrier. AARP is not an insurance company.

The best source of information about your Medicare or Medicaid status is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Call toll-free at 800-633-4227.

Here is how you can reach us:

#AARPR**I  AARP Rhode Island
10 Orms St. Suite 200
Providence, RI 02904
401-248-2663
866-542-8170 (toll-free) 
Fax: 401-272-0596


Email us at ri@aarp.org

Office hours: 9 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday


Would you like to become an AARP Rhode Island volunteer?

Call Deborah Miller at 401-248-2654 or send her an email.

Need free tax preparation? Use the AARP Foundation online Tax Aide Locator to make an appointment for free tax preparation at a Rhode Island site near you.

Would you like to save on your car insurance? Sign up for AARP Driver Safety Training.

Looking for Caregiver information? AARP Rhode Island can help.

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Part 6: Nutritionists Help Seniors to Eat Right
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AARP Rhode Island Towns & Cities Pages

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AARP has launched the “AARP in Your City” web pages, a new way of delivering the most localized and relevant information to our members and potential members.
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Resources on the Web

AARP Rhode Island is pleased to provide the following list of online resources curated by www.carenovatemag.com

 

Alzheimer’s Disease Resources

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Assisted Living, Senior Housing & Homes Information

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Caregiving Websites, Coaching & Support

  • CareNovate Magazine – It is a health & caregiving newsstand digital magazine, now on Google Play + App Store, designed to educate caregivers, moms, women juggling work, caring for sick child, spouse, aging parent with resources & actionable insights – become your own health care advocate!
  • Caregiving.com – Premier online support group + caregiving coaching. – Denise Brown – Spring #Impact80 Virtual Summit Speaker
  • National Alliance for Caregiving –  http://www.caregiving.org/
  • Caregiving Cafe – http://www.caregivingcafe.com/
  • Unfrazzle – http://unfrazzledcare.com/
  • The Care Company – Cindy Laverty
  • The Intentional Caregiver – Shelley Webb

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Caregivers Search Portal

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Caregiving Nonprofits

  • AARP Caregiving Resource Center- www.aarp.org/caregiving or 1-877-333-5885
  • AARP Long-term Care Cost Calculator – www.aarp.org/longtermcarecosts
  • Family Caregiver Alliance – www.caregiver.org or 1-800-445-8106
  • LeadingAge: www.leadingage.org
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health: www.hispanichealth.org or 1-866-783-2645

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Care Coordination & Discharge Planning 

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Cancer Support

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Clinical Trials/Studies & Treatment Options

  • Clinical Trials – www.clinicaltrials.gov
  • CureLauncer -Treatment Matching Service for Patients -http://www.curelauncher.com/
  • More to come…

Elder Care Resources

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End of Life Care + Advance Directives

  • National Healthcare Decision Day – April – http://www.nhdd.org
  • The Conversation Project – http://theconversationproject.org/
  • National Health Decision Day – http://www.nhdd.org/
  • AARP Advance Directive Forms – www.aarp.org/advancedirectives
  • Aging with Dignity – www.agingwithdignity.org or 1-888-5WISHES (1-888-594-7437)
  • Caring Connections – www.caringinfo.org
  • Best Endings – http://bestendings.com/

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Funeral/Cemetary/Cremetion Services

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Grief Support

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Medication Assistance, Cost & Savings Websites

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Medication Safety

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Medication Adherence Tools

  • Medisafe – Mobile Pillbox App –  http://medisafeproject.com/
  • Pill Monitor – http://www.maxwellapps.com/apps_18_pill_monitor.html

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Military/Veterans Resources

  • Operation Family Caregiver – http://www.operationfamilycaregiver.org/
  • Elizabeth Dole Foundation – http://elizabethdolefoundation.org/
  • Direction Diva – http://thedirectiondiva.com/
  • Veterans Caregiver – http://www.veterancaregiver.com/

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Patient Prescription Assistance Programs

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Patient Navigation Resources

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Twitter Chats

  • Aging Chat – #Agingchat every Wednesday at 4pm EST
  • Breast Cancer – #BCSM
  • Lung Cancer – #LCSM
  • CarPool Health Care – #CPHC
  • Health Care Leadership – #HCLDR every Tuesday at 8pm EST
  • Health Care, Health Literacy & Communications – #HCHLITSS
  • Pharmacy topics – #RxChat
  • Nursing – #NurseUp
  • Patient Care – #Patientchat
  • Mental Health – #Mhpchat
  • Death With Dignity @DeathwDignity #dwdchat, every Thursday at 7pm EST
  • BioethxChat @bioethxchat #bioethx, every Monday at 8:30pm EST
  • EOLChat @eolchat #eolchat

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 Respite and Caregiving

Each of the websites listed offers resources related to respite and caregiving.

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 Hospice, Social Work, Geriatric Care Organizations

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 Government Information

Find information regarding available state and federal resources.

 

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