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OHA, BCBSRI, Aging Well partner to help bridge

digital divide for older Woonsocket residents

New program will equip residents impacted by COVID-19 pandemic with smart devices, internet services, and digital training.

Older man using a tablet device

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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