Live Q&A: Caring for Loved Ones in Care Facilities with Emmy-winning actress Susan Lucci and AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins
How do you remain connected and support loved ones in care facilities during the global Coronavirus pandemic? Join AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins & actress Susan Lucci who will share her family’s experience during this pandemic in a special Q&A event at 1pm ET Thursday, May 21.
Rhode Island Livable Home Modification grants offer eligible homeowners and renters up to $5,000 to modify residences to make them more adaptable for caregiving. The program was renewed and expanded this year, in part through the advocacy of AARP Rhode Island and its legislative volunteers.
At the upcoming RI Home Show (April 4-7, at the Rhode Island Convention Center), the main attraction will be a four-room age-friendly model home, sponsored by AARP Rhode Island.
January 26, 2016 testimony by AARP Rhode Island volunteer Ruth Bucci in support of House Bill 7160, which would remove barriers to accessing appropriate healthcare for patients as well as serve as a useful tool for family caregivers helping loved ones stay in their homes.
AARP Rhode Island staff and volunteers are proud, once again this year, to sponsor and participate in the Back to School Celebration. This event grows every year thanks to hundreds of people who volunteer to pack and distribute some 13,000 Back to School Backpacks. It makes a big difference for struggling families and it brings people together all across our great state.
An inspiring new short film, With Friends Like These: Dale Flewelling & Friends of Aroostook, is the story of retired businessman Dale Flewelling's passionate and charming crusade to enlist friends, volunteers, leaders and businesses to help seniors in Aroostook and Washington Counties suffering daily from food insecurity. The film, produced by AARP Maine and directed by award-winning AARP filmmaker John Martin (Hungry in the West End), was shot this past July in Houlton, Maine. Watch now.
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