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Resources for Seniors


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Administration on Aging
Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Information on meals on wheels, transportation and at-home care.

Benefits Check Up

A free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.

Eldercare Locator

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Family Caregiver Alliance

FCA is a voice for caregivers, with pioneering programs that support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island; the only non-profit home-delivered meal program in the state,  continues to serve thousands of meals each day.


Information on Medicare, including comparisons of Medicare and Medigap plans.

National Council on Aging

The nation's leading nonprofit services and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs

To preserve the independence, dignity, and capacity for choice for seniors, adults with disabilities, families and caregivers.'s mission is to equip families with the best information available in order to make confident choices about senior care and services. This site pools customer reviews about various facilities. The link will take you to the Cumberland, RI area.


Provides older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.