Rhode Island Legal Services Senior Citizens Program helps low income persons 60 and older with legal advice and assistance. This program assists seniors with problems relating to housing, Social Security, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Food Stamps, and other problems. Rhode Island Legal Services is located at 56 Pine Street, Providence, RI 02903. Call 274- 2652, or 272-5335 (TTY), or 1-800-662-5034 for information. The Newport office is located at 50 Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840. The telephone number is 846-2264 or 1-800-637-4529.
Advance directives are written instructions indicating which medical care that persons wish or don't want to receive, if they are unable to communicate their wishes.
Individual copies of the Rhode Island form for the durable power of attorney for health care and living will are available from DEA by calling 462-3000 (Voice) or 462-0740 (TTY). Advanced directives may also bedownloadedfrom the RI Attorney General's web site at www.riag.state.ri.us.
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