New England Association of Labor Retirees, Inc.

Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans, Inc.

Privacy Statement

Notice of Privacy Practices Statement

Notice of Information Practices and Privacy Statement For

New England Association of Labor Retirees. Inc.,

Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans, Inc.

RI ARA HealthLink Wellness

94 Cleveland Street

North Providence, RI 02904-3525


How We Collect Information About You: New England Association of Labor Retirees, Inc., (NEALR) & Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans, Inc./ HealthLink Wellness (RI ARA HealthLink Wellness) non-profits and its volunteers collect data through a variety of means including but not necessarily limited to letters, phone calls, emails, voice mails, and from the submission of applications that is either required by law, or necessary to process applications or other requests for assistance through our organization.

What We Do Not Do With Your Information: Information about your medical conditions and care that you provide to us in writing, via email, on the phone (including information left on voice mails), contained in or attached to applications, or directly or indirectly given to us, is held in strictest confidence.

We do not give out, exchange, barter, rent, sell, lend, or disseminate any information about applicants or clients who apply for or actually receive our services that is considered patient confidential, is restricted by law, or has been specifically restricted by a patient/client in a signed HIPAA consent form. All information is encrypted in compliance with HIPAA.  

How We Do Use Your Information: Information is only used as is reasonably necessary to process your application or to provide you with health or counseling services which may require communication between NEALR, Inc., RI ARA HealthLink Wellness and health care providers, medical product or service providers to verify your information is accurate; determine the type of medical supplies or any health care services you need including, but not limited to; or to obtain or purchase any type of medical supplies or devices.

If you apply or attempt to apply to receive assistance through us and provide information with the intent or purpose of fraud or that results in either an actual crime of fraud for any reason including willful or un-willful acts of negligence whether intended or not, or in any way demonstrates or indicates attempted fraud, your non-medical information can be given to legal authorities including police, investigators, courts, and/or attorneys or other legal professionals, as well as any other information as permitted by law.

Information We Do Not Collect: We do not use cookies on our website to collect date from our site visitors. We do not collect information about site visitors on the main index page ( or (

Limited Right to Use Non-Identifying Personal Information From Letters, Notes, and Other Sources: Any pictures, stories, letters, correspondence, or thank you notes sent to us become the exclusive property of NEALR, Inc., RI ARA HealthLink Wellness. We reserve the right to use non-identifying information about our clients (those who receive services or goods from or through us) for fundraising and promotional purposes that are directly related to our mission.

Clients will not be compensated for use of this information and no identifying information (photos, addresses, phone numbers, contact information, last names or uniquely identifiable names) will be used without client’s express advance permission.

You may specifically request that NO information be used whatsoever for promotional purposes, but you must identify any requested restrictions in writing. We respect your right to privacy and assure you no identifying information or photos that you send to us will ever be publicly used without your direct or indirect consent.

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To contact us:

John A. Pernorio, President


94 Cleveland Street

No. Providence

Rhode Island  02904-3525

Phone & Fax: 401-722-2770



Dr. Joseph Boffa


Medical Care Programs


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