Think You Know What ‘College-Aged’ Means? Think Again.

Finding ways to include older adults in the Rhody community of teachers and learners has earned URI a national honor and enriched the lives of students, faculty, and community members.

By Diane M. Sterrett

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates 3 in 10 Americans will be over the age of 55 by 2030, representing an enormous opportunity to innovate and problem-solve. From training caregivers to dispelling ageism myths and offering lifelong education, URI is responding to the educational, social, and health needs of older adults with a comprehensive range of programs and partnerships.