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Choosing to help your loved one age in their own environment is an important and difficult decision. You need to know that you are not alone, and there are resources available to assist you through this process. Here is a list of resources that you can look to for assistance.

Information on Aging in Place:

www.ageinplace.org - A website containing information that you need to know about aging in place, as well as links to other helpful resources

Caregiver Services:


Comfort Keepers - An agency providing in-home caregivers. 7 Austin Avenue, Greenville, RI 02828 (401) 349-0888

Home Instead Senior Care - Caregivers
http://www.homeinstead.com/169/aboutus/pages/aboutus.aspx

Opportunities Unlimited - Caregiver agency - P.O. Box 20123, Cranston, RI 02920 (401) 942-9044 (xt 14)

VNS Home Health Services - Provides Nursing, Home Health Aides and Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists.
14 Woodruff Avenue, Suite 7, Narragansett, RI 02882 (401) 782-0500 or 55 Beach Street, Suite 8B, Westerly, RI 02891 (800) 834-3334.


Adult Day Care Providers:

Generations - Adult Day Care Services - 1073 Mineral Spring Avenue, Providence, RI 02904

Cornerstone - Adult Day Care Services - 3270 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

Other helpful services:

Rhode Island Meals on Wheels - Fresh, healthy meals delivered to your loved one's door. http://rimeals.org 70 Bath Street, Providence, RI 02908 (401) 351-6700

Money Follows the Person, RI - This site will give you information about how the state of Rhode Island allows people to apply for funding to pay for home care services. This replaces money that would have been spent to send someone to a nursing facility.
http://www.ohhs.ri.gov/documents/documents11/MFP_Operational_Protocol.pdf




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