In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid.
The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
The Learning Community, a public charter school, and its sister organization, The Teaching Studio, have developed an innovative, successful model for helping children to become better learners in urban school districts with high levels of poverty.
David A. Logan has been in charge of Roger Williams University School of Law for a decade, half of the school’s existence and an unusually long run for a law school dean. This past summer, Logan announced that the upcoming academic year will be his last as dean as he’ll focus exclusively on teaching law at Roger Williams next fall. more
Within the overarching goal of creating a better world, students from Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design have organized the sixth annual conference, A Better World By Design, focused on the theme “Pause and Effect.”
Students from St. Cecilia’s School in Pawtucket show their imagination and creativity on Sept. 28 on the Providence College campus. The school’s entrepreneurship society hosted the event, which encouraged students to create something out of cardboard that they could play with. The project was inspired by Caine’s Arcade, a short film about a 9-year-old boy’s cardboard arcade in his dad’s used-auto-parts store in California.
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