AARP New Jersey

AARP New Jersey educates and advocates on behalf of those 50+ on issues that are important to them, their families, and to all Garden State residents.
JUL 28, 2021
Tell your lawmakers: stop unfair prices now. Take action in English or español. ¿CANSADO DE LOS PRECIOS DE LOS MEDICAMENTOS?
DEC 1, 2021
AARP New Jersey is prioritizing fair prescription drug pricing and nursing home reform as part of its 2022 legislative agenda.
APR 21, 2020
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As the first COVID-19 vaccines have become available in the U.S., a state-by-state patchwork has emerged for where and when older adults can get inoculated. Even in states that have started offering vaccines to older adults — to those 65 and over, 70 and over, 75 and over or 80 and over, depending on the state — getting a vaccination appointment can be a huge challenge.
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Christine Braccino is dedicated to helping New Jersey communities – especially in her own community of Middlesex County. For the past five years, Christine has been able to give back to the community through an array of outreach activities as an AARP New Jersey volunteer.
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As the world begins to re-open and COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, the job market is showing signs of recovering from last year’s economic shutdown. To make sure you appear as a top candidate on the jobs you’re interested in, here are a few tips to improve the look of your resume.
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As vaccinations become readily available, more and more companies are discussing plans to re-introduce their employees back to the office. However, some employees 50+ are hesitant to make the transition. According to a survey by HR research firm Workspace Intelligence and WeWork, 88 percent of participants 55 or older want some kind of control over where they work. If your office is re-opening and you find yourself hesitant, read on for ways to stay calm and safe as you return to your desk.
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AARP New Jersey Praises Governor Murphy and NJ Legislature for Enacting Legislation to Prevent a Housing Crisis in New JerseyNew Law Provides Critical Rent and Utility AssistanceStatement from Evelyn Liebman, AARP New Jersey Director of Advocacy
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AARP New Jersey is working hard to ensure you have a brighter and more secure financial future. In 2021, we fought to expand state programs and initiatives to help thousands of New Jerseyans stay in their homes, grow their retirement savings, afford their prescription medications, and so much more.
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Join AARP New Jersey for free, online brain health education with either tai chi or yoga on Wednesday, August 25. You’ll have the opportunity to get active in the comfort of your home, while also learning about brain health.
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AARP awards community grants to five New Jersey organizations as part of another record-breaking year for nationwide program 
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Summer has officially arrived, and with it plenty of beach days, barbeques, and picnics. Now that vaccinated individuals can gather for those classic backyard bashes, it’s time to amaze friends and family alike with some delicious and healthy recipes. Over the years, AARP has teamed up with chefs all over America to share some of their summer dishes, and to celebrate, we’re recapping our favorites. For more recipes, make sure to visit aarp.org/food.
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Is your 65th birthday coming up? You know what that means: It’s time to prepare for Medicare. Get ahead of the game with answers from our free webinar on Medicare, including when to enroll, what’s covered and where to find help along the way.
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This week, record-breaking temperatures are affecting the Northwest region of America, with records set in the hundreds in cities like Portland and Seattle. Streets are buckling from the immense heat, and some power cables are even melting.
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