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Foundation’s 2016 Honoree Event

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) will host its 2016 Honoree Luncheon Event on Sunday, Nov 13th at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank. This annual event is an opportunity to recognize the work of others that enable NJFA to advance its mission-aligned activities. NJFA focuses on policy to address senior and caregiver […]


Don‚Äôt hide your caregiving issues under a rock. A lot of caregivers downplay their roles. ‚ÄúOh, me, I‚Äôm not a caregiver, I just take my mom to doctor appointments‚Äù. ‚ÄúI help my Aunt go grocery shopping and with housework, I wouldn‚Äôt say I‚Äôm a caregiver‚Äù. But these tasks are part of caregiving. Sure, some caregivers […]

Aging Rocks!

For our magazine, Renaissance, we feature a senior profile in each issue. The senior profile is a way to highlight positive aging and showcase seniors who are an inspiration to their community. Recently, we wrote a blog about a local community art project that has inspired one NJ town to share kindness through artwork- http://blog.njfoundationforaging.org/?p=622 […]

Rock Art Inspires NJ Town

Never underestimate the power of community. Lora Durr did not expect that one little art project could grow into a community phenomenon and social media craze. Ms. Durr is an art teacher at Hamilton Township‚Äôs Crockett Middle School and she is always striving to bring her students fun, thoughtful lessons which also inspire the whole […]