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John A. Pernorio, President


94 Cleveland Street

No. Providence

Rhode Island  02904-3525

Phone: 401-480-8381

Fax: 401-722-2622




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The mission of the Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans (RI ARA) is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security. The RI ARA believes that all older and retired persons have a responsibility to strive to create a society that incorporates these goals and rights and that retirement provides them with opportunities to pursue new and expanded activities with their unions, civic organizations and their communities.

A primary objective of the RI ARA is to enroll and mobilize retired union members and other senior and community activists into a nationwide grassroots movement advocating a progressive political and social agenda-one that respects work and strengthens families. The long-term goal of the RI ARA is to become the voice for all older Americans.

By engaging in important political battles to protect and preserve programs vital to the health and economic security of older Americans, the Alliance for Retired Americans will gain recognition as the country's leading progressive grassroots senior organization.

In pursuit of these values, the Alliance will:

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Benefits available to you and your spouse as members of the

RI ARA HealthLink Wellness Program:

The Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans in conjunction with the national Alliance for Retired Americans has made available to all HealthLink members numerous discounts in a special program called “Union Benefit Plus” with services and discounts that include auto, travel, entertainment, home, insurance, legal and education. In addition there are Rhode Island specific benefits negotiated specifically by the Rhode Island ARA:

         registration form. We will then issue you a HealthLink Wellness ID number.

We hope this information will help seniors live healthier, happy lives while saving members money.  

Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans, Inc.

New England Association of Labor Retirees, Inc.

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