— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

— By Christina Hernandez Sherwood When her mother received a late-stage-cancer diagnosis two decades ago, Cheryl Blackwell didn’t have to worry whether she would have paid time off to care for her. Blackwell worked at a New York real estate company where she was granted paid sick leave, so she could help her mother through her last six months. Now a central New Jersey resident between jobs, Blackwell has worried about whether her next employer will provide paid sick leave if …

—   In New Jersey, more than 1.1 million people care for their parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can live in their homes, where they prefer to be. Most family caregivers combine the responsibilities of their full-time or part-time jobs with the care of a loved one. However, more than one million workers in New Jersey do not have a single paid day of sick leave at work. Thousands of state residents face financial difficulties or risk losing their jobs …

— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job …

— If you live in the Garden State and haven’t signed up for email alerts from AARP New Jersey, you may not realize what you’re missing. In recent months, the state office has offered free screenings of the hit movie Black Panther; free seminars on caregiving, fraud and healthy lifestyles; discount tickets for Somerset Patriots baseball games; and discount tickets for selected shows at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The state office also sends action alerts about state and national …

— Upcoming Courses To register for a session, call the registration phone number next to the class you are interested in. *Courses are $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members*   For up-to-date information on future Drivers Safety courses across the state, use our interactive Course Locator  to find the session nearest to you, or register for our online course.

— Upcoming Courses To register for a session, call the registration phone number next to the class you are interested in. *Courses are $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members* JULY       AUGUST     For up-to-date information on future Drivers Safety courses across the state, use our interactive Course Locator  to find the session nearest to you, or register for our online course.

— AARP believes that no one’s possibilities should ever be limited by their age and seeks to find new solutions so that more people can live and age as they choose. In just the past four months, with the support of AARP members, advocacy volunteers and coalition partners we have achieved noteworthy success on behalf of our 1.3 million Garden State members. AARP members and volunteers have made thousands of calls, sent almost 6,000 emails, conducted numerous legislative visits with our …