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 Wellness Program Trainings & Workshops

 

 CDSMP Peer Leader Training

March 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th, 9 am to 4 pm 

Monmouth County: Asbury Tower, 1701 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712.

To register contact Michelle Phillips at mphillips@springpointsl.org or 732-807-2708. No charge. Books, CDs and snacks are provided.

April 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 9 am to 4:30 pm

Mercer County: Ewing Library, 61 Scotch Rd., Ewing, NJ 08628.

To register contact Andrew Biederman at andrew.biederman@dhs.state.nj.us or 609-438-4797. No charge. Books and Manuals are provided.

  

Cancer Thriving and Surviving (CTS) Workshop

April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th and May 7th, 1PM to 3:30PM

Hunterdon County: Hunterdon Health & Wellness Center, 1738 Route 31 North, Clinton, NJ 08809.

To register contact Bonnie Petrauskas at bpetrauskas@hhsnj.org or 908-237-2328.

 

April 21st, 28th and May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, 4PM to 6:30PM

Bergen County: Holy Name Medical Center, 718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666.

To register contact Courtney Lozano at 201-833-3392.

 

Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) Workshops

 March 31st, April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and May 5th, 10AM to 12:30PM 

Essex County: The Love of Jesus Community Center of North Newark, 11 Ropes Place, Newark, NJ 07107

To register contact Claire Roudette at claire.roudette@wellcare.com or 973-848-3082.

 

April 22nd, 29th and May 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th, 12:30PM to 3PM

Monmouth County: CentraState Medical Center, 901 West Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728

To register contact Kathy Prybylski at kprybyls@centrastate.com or 732-308-0570.

 

April 20th, 27th, May 4th, 11th, 18th and June 1st, 9:45AM to 12:15PM

Bergen County: Senior Source, 310 Riverside Square Mall, Hackensack, NJ 07601

To register contact Senior Source at info@seniorsource.org or 201-342-0962.

 

June 10th, 17th, 24th and July 1st, 8th & 15th, 6PM to 8:30PM

Monmouth County: CentraState Medical Center, 901 West Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728

To register contact Kathy Prybylski at kprybyls@centrastate.com or 732-308-0570.

 

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) Workshops

March 11th, 18th & 25th and April 1st, 8th & 15th, 1PM to 3:30PM

Atlantic County: Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406. 

To register contact Maggie Weaver at mweaver@jfsatlantic.org or 609-350-8937.

 

April 15th, 22nd, 29th and May 6th, 13th & 20th, 1PM to 3:30PM

Mercer County: RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center, 3100 Quakerbridge Rd., Mercerville, NJ 08619.

To register contact HealthConnection at 609-584-5900.

 

May 19th, 26th and June 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd, 5PM to 7:30PM

Atlantic County: Royal Suites Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway, NJ 08205

To register contact Maggie Weaver at mweaver@jfsatlantic.org or 609-350-8937.

 

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) Workshops

February 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th and March 4th & 11th, 10AM - 12:30PM

Burlington County: Pinelands Branch Library, 39 Allen Road, Medford, NJ 08055.

To register contact Elisa Bogdan at ebogdan@rcbc.edu or 609-894-7229.

 

February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and March 5th & 12th, 10AM - 12:30PM

Burlington County: Mt. Laurel Community Center, 100 Mt. Laurel Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054.

To register contact Elisa Bogdan at ebogdan@rcbc.edu or 609-894-7229

 

February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and March 5th & 12th, 10AM - 12:30PM

Burlington County: RSVP, Rowan College at Burlington County, 200 Campbell Drive, Willingboro, NJ 08046.

To register contact Elisa Bogdan at ebogdan@rcbc.edu or 609-894-7229

 

February 14th, 21st & 28th and March 6th, 13th & 20th, 12:30PM - 3PM

Burlington County: Glen at Masons Creek Clubhouse, 100 Devon Lane, Hainesport, NJ 08036.

To register contact Elisa Bogdan at ebogdan@rcbc.edu or 609-894-7229

 

HealthEASE Training

March 19th, 10AM to 1PM

Passaic County: Passaic County Department of Senior Services, 930 Riverview Drive, suite #200, Totowa, NJ 07512

To register contact Andrew Biederman at andrew.biederman@dhs.state.nj.us or 609-438-4797 by 3/12. No charge. Manuals are provided.

May 12th, 12:30PM to 3:30PM

Atlantic County: Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Campus Center Meeting Room 5, Galloway, NJ 08205.

To register contact Heather Taylor at heather.taylor@dhs.state.nj.us or 609-438-4798 by 5/5. No charge. Manuals are provided.

 

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New Jersey SNAP

Did you know that 210,000 older New Jerseyans lack regular access to enough affordable food? Let’s do something about it. Time to get the word out about how NJ SNAP can help. Visit NJSNAP.gov to learn more.

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NJ Human Services: 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, an online application to help older residents with low-incomes and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses.  Use this application for:

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

The NJSave application has been translated into Spanish. Simply go to the site and click on the word Español. Link

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Resources Recently Translated to Spanish

The NJ Department of Human Services’ Resource Guide, compiled by the Division of Disability Services, is also now available in Spanish. Link