Caregiving

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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.
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We applaud Governor Murphy for enacting a package of bills today to reform long-term care facilities. These bills, the first of a larger package of legislative reforms making their way through the Legislature, make significant and necessary improvements to protect residents and staff at New Jersey nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
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(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.
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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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Urges Immediate Action on Testing, Staffing, Communication and Personal Protective Equipment
CAREGIVING
Additional time and increased paid leave make it an option for families, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office).
On Friday, March 27, AARP New Jersey hosted a coronavirus Telephone Town Hall with Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson. Listen here to a recording of the live conversation.
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Do you know ways to help keep your aging loved ones from losing money to scams and fraud? We’ll share important information that could help you keep them safe during our free webinar.
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More than one million New Jerseyans care for older parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can live independently in their homes and communities. These unpaid family caregivers provide one billion hours of care valued at a staggering $13 billion annually, according to AARP. The country recognizes these unsung heroes officially during November, which is National Family Caregivers Month.
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Caregiver expos offer resources, respite
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