NJ Aging and Disability Resource Connection

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Essex County: April 26, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at University Hospital
To register contact Monica Hanna at 973-972-4323 or Hannama2@uhnj.org

 

NJ Human Services Announces New One-Stop, Online Application for Older New Jerseyans to Access Benefits

Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application to help older residents with low-incomes and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses. 

NJSave enrolls eligible applicants into the following programs:

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)
Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (HAAAD)
Lifeline Utility Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Medicare Part D’s Low Income Subsidy (LIS, also known as “Extra Help”)
Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program

The application is also used to screen individuals for :

Universal Service Fund (USF)
Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

To qualify for the programs, the applicant has to be a resident of the State of New Jersey, meet certain income requirements and either be 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18 and 64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits.

 

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