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AARP Caregiving App

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Download the AARP Caregiving app on ITUNES for FREE! Technology can also play a role in helping manage your caregiving and other responsibilities. AARP recently released an app called AARP Caregiving. It’s available for free from the Apple iTunes app store for iOS and can be used to help manage medications, keep up a list of contacts (doctors, insurance, friends, and others), store insurance card and photo ID images, and more. You can even share access to the app with …

EVENT: May 20th, Family Caregivers Fun, Food, & Facts Fair

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Join AARP New Jersey at our Family Caregivers Fun, Food & Facts Fair on May 20th! Calling all family caregivers to join us for this FREE event! Learn about how the new CARE Act benefits you and your family Share stories with and get support from your fellow caregivers Learn about resources that are available to help you right now to make your life as a caregiver a little easier Chat 1-on-1 with representatives from state and non-profit agencies who …

EVENT: May 12th Women’s Caregiving Retreat

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

  Participate at the 11th Annual Women’s Caregiver Retreat on May 12th! AARP New Jersey, NJ Department of Health, NJ Department of Human Services, American Heart Association, and American Stroke Association are sponsors at this year’s event, being presented by the Family Support Center of NJ that will be hosted at the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center in Mercerville, NJ. The timeframe is from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Advanced registration is required and seating is LIMITED. See the following …

EVENT: AARP-Sponsored NJ Spotlight Webinar, May 12

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Join AARP NJ’s LIVE webinar with NJ Spotlight on May 12th from 4pm-5pm EST.   Currently, over 1 million New Jersey residents are caring for aging parents or loved ones at home. On May 12, 2015, a New Jersey law will go into effect that is designed to provide support to these family caregivers so the elderly can stay at home longer. The name of the new law is the Caregiver, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. Join an AARP & NJ …

The Care Act goes into effect May 12!

Posted on 04/17/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Do you know what May 12th represents? The day the CARE Act goes into effect in NJ and starts supporting over 1.7 million Family Caregivers and their loved ones! Over one million New Jersey residents are caring for an aging parent or loved one, helping them to live independently in their own homes.  These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, and The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act will make a world of difference to them.  That’s why AARP supported …

The CARE Act is now law in NJ and will benefit caregivers and their loved ones

Posted on 01/28/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

  © iStockPhoto\kali9 Caring for loved ones is a 24/7 job with no paid time off. That’s one reason why AARP is working so hard to make life just a little easier for those who give so much taking care of others. And that’s why we are so thankful to have strong leaders such as Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Senator Joe Vitale, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, and Senator Bob Singer, AARP New Jersey’s Capitol Caregivers, in our corner. These caregiving trailblazers …