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The Oasis Institute

To promote healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement. Oasis offers classes and volunteer experiences in-person and online.

November 2021

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SAGE Línea telefónica nacional para personas mayores LGBT

La línea de ayuda para personas mayores LGBT está disponible las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana, en inglés y español, con traducción en 180 idiomas.

July 2021

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SAGEConnect

SAGEConnect is a program designed to pull isolated or lonely LGBT older people tighter into our community and make sure they feel safe, loved, and visible despite having to stay indoors. SAGEConnect matches volunteers who can commit to calling their match at least once per week with older LGBT people who are interested in receiving a call.

April 2020

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Options Magazine

Options Magazine is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization that has served the local LGBTQ community with news, events, and resources since 1982.

March 2020

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SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline............... 877-360-LGBT

SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can request to speak with someone in English or Spanish by calling 877-360-LGBT.

August 2019

Learn More Download PDF   |   877-360-LGBT

SAGE Rhode Island

SAGE Rhode Island serves as a local leader in identifying, addressing and bringing attention to issues related to aging among members of the LGBT community. In addition to social programs, including meals, this affiliate is dedicated to providing training and educational programs for healthcare providers.

October 2018

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (401) 406-1714

State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects

State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects

November 2015

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National Respite Locator Service

The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, family caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.

November 2015

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Rhode Island Chapter Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

March 2015

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

TransLine

TransLine is a national online transgender medical consultation service that offers health care providers up-to-date transgender clinical information and individualized case consultation across a broad range of clinical transgender issues.

February 2015 | TransLine

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (415) 901-7120

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

November 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (877) 565-8860

LGBT Cultural Competency Training

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides a suite of in-person and online trainings for all levels of staff and volunteers. These trainings assist you in learning the best ways to create an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment for your LGBT older adult population.

July 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   212.741.2247

Volunteer Education Ambassadors

Volunteer Education Ambassadors are are available to come to your community and give an introductory presentation about LGBT aging issues.

July 2014

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CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers

CenterLink is an umbrella organization of all LGBT centers across the country. The website has a directory of LGBT centers that you can use to find the center closest to you.

May 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   954-765-6024

Senior Agenda Coalition

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.

February 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (401) 952-6527

AIDS Project Rhode Island

AIDS Project Rhode Island provides services and advocacy for people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS.

February 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   401-831-5522

TGI Network of RI

TGI Network of Rhode Island is the only statewide organization providing support and advocacy for the TGI community in Rhode Island and surrounding areas. The mission is to serve the needs of the transgender, gender-variant, and intersex (TGI) communities in Rhode Island and surrounding areas through support, advocacy, and education.

February 2014

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   (401) 441-5058

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center - Ombudsman Locator

The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides a listing for every state's ombudsment. Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities.

September 2012

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Eldercare Locator

Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects people to services for older adults and their families.

February 2012 | Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-677-1116

State of Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs

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

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   401-462-3000

Rhode Island Legal Services Senior Citizens Program

Rhode Island Legal Services Senior Citizens Program helps low income persons 60 and older with legal advice and assistance. This program assists seniors with problems relating to housing, Social Security, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Food Stamps, and other problems.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   1-800-662-5034

HelpRILaw.org

This website provides a number of links to places to find help with various legal issues.

June 2011

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Advance Directive: Rhode Island

Caring Connections provides free advance directives and instructions for each state that can be opened as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file.

June 2011

Learn More Go to Web Site   |   800.658.8898