Community Conversation at the South Kingstown Senior Services Center

Community Conversation Kicks Off at South Kingstown Senior Services Center

Health and Human Services Secretary Eric J. Beane and Division of Elderly Affairs Director Fogarty came to South Kingston Senior Center to host the first in a series of community conversations on caring for seniors and Rhode Islanders with disabilities.  More than 50 people attended and had the opportunity to share their thoughts on the…

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Rhode Island’s Oldest-Old Gather for Older Americans Month

  On May 3, 2018, Governor Gina Raimondo kicks of Rhode Island’s celebration of Older Americans Month by hosting the 41st Annual Governor’s Centenarian Brunch.  The almost two hours gathering of the state’s oldest-old met at the Bridge at Cherry Hill in Johnston. The Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA) was given the difficult…

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DEA Director Fogarty Announces Retirement

  At the end of June Director of Rhode Island’s Division of Elderly Affairs (DEA), Charles J. Fogarty plans his retirement at the end of the current legislative session, ending over four decades of public service. Fogarty has served as DEA’s ninth director. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will make an appointment to the DEA director…

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