The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island was instrumental in pushing forward Rhode Island’s paid family leave policy, enacted in January. The policy offers job-protected time off for new parents as well as foster parents and people caring for ill family members. CEO Marcia Coné breaks it down for us.
Colleen Cavanaugh, an East Providence OB/GYN, fused her two passions when she founded Part of the Oath, a contemporary ballet company that performs dances inspired by breast cancer, nutrition and bullying.
Upon learning of a serious diagnosis, Rhode Islanders’ first thoughts often turn to Boston. Hospitals here are working to change that by investing in advanced robotics systems capable of revolutionizing surgery.
A woman in her mid-seventies carries her groceries into her second floor walkup; a grandfather runs with his four-year-old granddaughter winning a race by a step. These are seniors with energy, strength who are living life to the fullest.