From the RI Division of Elderly Affairs: a source for information, referrals, and help getting started with programs and services for seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers: 401-464-4444
AARI provides education, personal support and advocacy around key issues of concern to those persons in RI affected by AD and related disorders.
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24-hour Helpline: 800-272-3900
RI Chapter general phone number: 401-421-0008
APDA provides information, education, and support to those affected by Parkinson’s disease and funds scientific research into the causes, prevention, treatments and ultimately the cure.
The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALSA covers all the bases—research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy—in providing help and hope to those facing the disease.
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease.
Pocket manual of elder services: request a free copy at 401-462-4000
Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL): 401-738-1013
Based at the University of Rhode Island, this center trains and educates health care and human service professionals, faculty, students, and caregivers to better meet the physical, functional, and psychological needs of older adults.
This organization offers a continuum of support and services to over 28,000 children and adults with disabilities and life challenges.