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Wellness Program Trainings & Workshops

HealthEASE Training

February 27th

Middlesex County: Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, & Aging Research, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 112 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

To register contact Andrew Biederman at Andrew.biederman@dhs.state.nj.us or 609-438-4797 by 2/20. No charge. Manuals are provided.


CDSMP 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.


Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) Workgroup

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

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

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


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.


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


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