Consumer Resources

It can be difficult to navigate your options in long-term care and rehabilitation. The resources below can provide answers to your questions and provide the information you need to make an informed decision.

  • RI Department of Health
    Phone: 401-222-2231
    Licensed nursing homes, including ratings, locations and services.
  • RI Department of Human Services
    Phone: 401-462-5300
    Health care services and payment sources
  • RI Department of Elderly Affairs
    Phone: 401-462-3000
    Senior services and programs including Social Security and Medicaid
  • Alliance for Better Long Term Care
    Phone: 401-785-3340
    Long Term Care Consumer Advocate
  • Alzheimer’s Association
    Phone: 401-421-0008 or 800-244-1428
    Services and information about Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia
  • National Council for Aging Care
    Phone: 202-619-0724
    Services for older Americans
  • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Phone: 877-267-2323 (toll free)
    Medicare, Medicaid, and other payment programs
  • Medicare
    Phone: 800-633-4227
    Medicare information and home of Nursing Home Compare – comprehensive listing of Medicare-certified skilled nursing center and quality indicators.