care giving

Governor Raimondo signs bills creating New Independent Provider Program 

  Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed legislation (S 2734 and  H 7803) at East Providence-based Goldsmith Manor establishing an Individual Provider model (IP) for home care in Rhode Island. The model will give seniors and people with disabilities another option to be cared for at home where they can continue to reside in their communities…

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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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