Latest news for New Jerseyans
COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers
from the National Council on Aging
New information coming soon!
Please visit nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html for more information on the New Jersey Department of Human Service's response to COVID19.
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
Virtual Wellness Programs
Diabetes Self-Management Program
SCAN will be offering a free DSMP workshop to folks 60+ who reside in Monmouth County beginning July 16th from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. To register or get more workshop information, please email Andrea Tarr at email@example.com and include your name, address, and phone.
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
Rowan College at Burlington County RSVP is looking to offer a free, 2.5 hour virtual workshop for individuals 60+ who live in the Burlington County area in Summer 2020. To register or get more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-894-7229.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Rowan College at Burlington County RSVP is looking to offer a free, 1 hour tele-workshop for individuals 60+ who live in the Burlington County. To register or get more information, please email email@example.com or call 609-8947229.