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New program will equip residents impacted by COVID-19 pandemic with smart devices, internet services, and digital training.
As part of its digiAGE initiative, the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) today announced a partnership with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and Aging Well, Inc. to connect more older adults to digital tools and help further fight the spread of COVID-19. The pilot program will equip older residents of Woonsocket – a community hard hit by the pandemic – with smart devices, internet services, and related training to help them access online resources and virtually connect with family and friends.
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February 24, 2021
As part of its digiAGE initiative, the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging announced $200,000 in grants to 10 local organizations, who are working to connect more older adults and their families to technology.
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February 23, 2021
The R.I. Office of Healthy Aging is awarding a total of $200,000 to 10 local organizations in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic to help connect older adults with technology.
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February 19, 2021
Funded programs will equip grandparents, homebound elders, and caregiversin communities hard hit by COVID-19 with digital tools and training.
December 9, 2020
As part of efforts to promote digital equity for older adults, the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) – together with Cox Communications and Age-Friendly Rhode Island – today announced a partnership to equip older adults participating in OHA’s successful Project HELLO tele-buddy program with smart devices, internet service and technical support.
November 16, 2020
New program will equip older adults in communities hard hit by COVID with smart devices, internet services, and training.
November 2, 2020
All 39 Rhode Island cities and towns receive funding.
October 15, 2020
Office of Healthy Aging, partners help Rhode Islanders explore Medicare options and select best health coverage for their needs.
September 4, 2020
As part of its new digiAGE initiative, the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA), in partnership with the Rhode Island Medicaid Division, today announced $78,000 in grants to 26 local nursing homes to support technology investments.
August 4, 2020
As part of Governor Raimondo’s efforts to strengthen Rhode Island’s long-term care system, the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (OHHS) and the Office of Healthy Aging (OHA) today announced a joint effort to provide financial support to Rhode Island’s adult day health centers that are resuming operations as part of Phase 3.
July 22, 2020
The Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging (OHA), in partnership with the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and community partners, announced today the launch of the digiAGE Collaborative – a community-driven effort to help digitally connect more older Rhode Islanders and adults living with disabilities to virtual social networks and other tech-enabled services and opportunities.
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