New Initiative to Fight Senior Financial Abuse  

Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Chair of Rhode Island’s Long-Term Care Coordinating Council, announced he has teamed up with the Credit Unions of Rhode Island and Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena to launch the CU Senior Safeguard, an online website educational program developed to fight the financial scams and fraud targeting the older Rhode Islanders. “Elder…

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Aging and Disability Resource Center

Rhode Island Senate Passes Bill to Create Aging and Disability Resource Center

The Rhode Island Senate approved S 2552 sponsored by Senate Majority Whip Maryellen Goodwin (D-Dist. 24, Providence) to create an office within the Division of Elderly Affairs to help government connect Rhode Islanders with helplful resources for long-term care.  The legislation was cosponsored by Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown). On May 1, 2018, the…

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