Rachel Filinson, age 64, a former trustee of Aldersbridge Communities, passed away on July 7, 2020 after a 15 month-long illness.
Rachel was a professor of sociology and director of the Gerontology Program at Rhode Island College where she worked for 33 years. She had a distinguished scholarly career, publishing over 75 articles and leveraging an oustanding record of grant support. She spent eight years as chair of the Sociology Department and spearheaded the process of the College’s recognition as an Age-Friendly campus.
The Board of Trustees will greatly miss her friendship and expertise, and extends its most sincere condolences to her family.
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