SEP 24, 2020
We applaud the New Jersey Legislature for passing three significant pieces of legislation today that will help protect residents and staff in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the Garden State.
APR 21, 2020
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SEP 23, 2020
AARP New Jersey is pleased to present Yvette and Reggie Anderson with the 2020 AARP New Jersey Andrus Award for Community Service, which is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.
SEP 19, 2020
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Ingrid Reed, 84, voted by mail last summer in New Jersey’s primary election from the comfort of her dining room in Montgomery Township.
At AARP, we have been promoting the health and well-being of older Americans for more than 60 years. Our top priority is the health and well-being of staff, volunteers, members and the community at large.
During the pandemic, AARP New Jersey hosted numerous Telephone Town Hall forums connecting New Jerseyans with their representatives and state experts. AARP New Jersey’s guests provided information on how to stay informed and stay healthy during the pandemic. From March through June, there was more than 40,000 participants on the calls combined.
Every New Jerseyan has been impacted by COVID-19 in some way. During the public health emergency, the state, businesses and individuals were faced with new and urgent issues. AARP New Jersey has been tracking and advocating on some of the most pressing and important issues to YOU. Below is a summary of some of AARP New Jersey’s staff and volunteers’ work fighting on behalf of you and all New Jerseyans.
(June 9, 2020) - Across New Jersey more than 1 million family caregivers help their parents, spouses and other loved ones - and we can expect COVID-19 to increase the number of individuals who are providing short-term or long-term care to an older loved one.
Get active and have fun while staying in the comfort of your home! AARP New Jersey is offering a series of FREE, virtual yoga and Zumba classes in June.
On May 27, AARP New Jersey joined NJ Health Care Quality Institute’s webinar: "Telehealth Visit Best Practices for Caregivers and Older Adults.”
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