Caregiving

Governor Murphy Visits Middlesex Countys Covid-19 Vaccination 'Megasite'
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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Eighty-four percent of voters 50 and older support expanding the tax credit for Wounded Warrior caregivers to all family caregivers who care for older loved ones.
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After a series of falls in August 2020, Lisa Roberts’ husband, John, 65, spent 14 months recovering. He was finally discharged in a wheelchair last December to their Old Bridge Township home. He loves being home, but the physical therapy he was supposed to receive was cut back because of a worker shortage.
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AARP New Jersey is prioritizing fair prescription drug pricing and nursing home reform as part of its 2022 legislative agenda.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP New Jersey honors the 1.08 million family caregivers in the state who provide unpaid care and support to their loved ones. 
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We applaud Governor Murphy for enacting a bill today that establishes certain requirements concerning the rights of LGBTQI and HIV positive residents of long-term care facilities.
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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
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A list of NJ-specific resources to help caregivers protect loved ones in nursing homes and long-term care facilities
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AARP New Jersey has successfully advocated for the state’s more than 1 million unpaid family caregivers, including expanding support to those caring for loved ones exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19. 
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AARP New Jersey Applauds Governor Murphy for Enacting Additional Long-Term Care Reform BillsUrges New Jersey Legislature to Pass Remaining Bills to Protect Long-Term Care Residents and StaffStatement from AARP New Jersey State Director Stephanie HunsingerNEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 23, 2020) – “We applaud Governor Murphy for enacting two bills today to reform long-term care facilities. In addition to the long-term care reform bills Governor Murphy signed last month, these significant pieces of legislation will help protect residents and staff in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the Garden State.
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