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May 11, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 128- "Meet the FreeWalkers"

May 9, 2022

Testimony to the Assembly Committee on Aging and Senior Services Re: A 1802 / Caregivers Assistance Act May 9, 2022

May 5, 2022

NJAAW's New Podcast Answers Timeless Question: How Do You Age Well in the Garden State?

April 5, 2022

NJAAW’s “Aging Great in the Garden State" Photo Contest Celebrates Aging Well in NJ [deadline: 5/20/22]

April 4, 2022

Aging Insights Episode 127– “Healthcare Decisions: Having ‘The Talk’”

March 10, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 126- “Coming Back After COVID: NJ Arts and Culture Recovery Fund”

March 2, 2022

2022 Housing Series Summary (with links to the four webinar recordings)

March 1, 2022

PHI and NJAAW: Advocacy Initiative on Direct Care Workers in NJ

February 4, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 125- “Aging with Finesse: A conversation with Mary Flett, PhD”

February 3, 2022

TESTIMONY: Long-Term Care and Housing Affordability by Cathy Rowe, Executive Director, NJAAW

January 24, 2022

NJAAW Housing Series in February Developed to Help Older Adults Plan for the Future

January 4, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 124 - “New Year, New You: How physical therapy can help you reach your fitness goals”

December 15, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 123: NJAAW Holiday Special -- Gift Ideas for the Older Adults in Your Life

November 16, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 122- Medicare Open Enrollment: Facts & Scams

November 10, 2021

PCTI: Person-Centered Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Care webinar 11/17

October 27, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 121- PCTI: Person-Centered Trauma-Informed care

October 12, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 120- Prescriptions & Pills: How to be your best advocate

October 5, 2021

Statement from NJAAW’s Executive Director Cathy Rowe, DrPH, at the Governor’s virtual bill signing for S397/A681

September 30, 2021

Webinar: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults

August 24, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 119- Aging Well with Your Doctors

July 28, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 118- “Assistive Technology in NJ – so much more than you imagined”

June 21, 2021

Michael Och House, A Center for Aging at JESPY, wins NJAAW’s 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 2, 2021

TESTIMONY: June 2, 2021, Dr. Cathy Rowe to the Assembly Aging & Senior Services Committee

May 24, 2021

ALPS and PALS -- Lessons on Assisted Living from Bright Side Manor

May 6, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 116- "Celebrating Strength and Resiliency in Our Communities"

May 5, 2021

TESTIMONY: May 5, 2021, Dr. Cathy Rowe to the NJ Assembly Aging & Senior Services Committee

May 3, 2021

NJAAW Appoints Cathy Rowe, DrPH, as Executive Director

April 1, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 115- Advance Care Planning: Have 'The Talk'

April 1, 2021

Housing and Health: Innovation through Integration and Inspiration

March 15, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 114- Pandemic Updates: One Year Later

March 15, 2021

Alternatives in Long-Term Care: PACE

February 9, 2021

NJAAW Executive Director Job Posting

February 9, 2021

Melissa Chalker Leaving NJAAW for NJ State Government Post

February 1, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 113- Policies and Perspectives: Age-Friendly Communities

January 19, 2021

Elder Law Attorney Carl Archer Joins Board of NJ Advocates for Aging Well

January 12, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 112- New Year New Possibilities

January 11, 2021

NJ Foundation for Aging is now NJ Advocates for Aging Well

December 8, 2020

December's Aging Insights Addresses “Technology Solutions: Isolation and Transportation"

October 30, 2020

November’s Aging Insights Addresses “COVID-19: Now What?” Part 2

October 12, 2020

"Elder Economic Security: How Data Help Inform Advocacy" is Focus of Free Oct. 15 Webinar

October 6, 2020

October's Aging Insights Addresses "COVID-19: Now What?" Part 1

September 17, 2020

"Supportive Housing Needs in NJ" Report Findings and Recommendations are Topic of Free Webinar, 9/23

September 1, 2020

September Aging Insights: "Expert Guidance for Medicare Open Enrollment in 2020"

August 20, 2020

LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights Explored at Free Webinar, 8/25

August 7, 2020

"2020 Vision for Successful Aging" is Theme for NJFA’s 22nd Conference, Online Aug. 13-14

July 31, 2020

August’s Aging Insights "Conversation of Your Life" Encore

July 14, 2020

Free Healthcare Proxy Document Clinic Webinar on July 17

July 1, 2020

July's Aging Insights TV Program on "Learning Together"

June 19, 2020

Free Webinar in the "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging" Series, June 26: "Scams and Benefit Updates" Plus "Caregiving During COVID-19"

June 4, 2020

Two Free Webinars in "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging" Series -- June 12: "Impact on Age-Friendly Communities and Immigrant Families"; June 26: "Scams and Benefit Updates" plus "Caregiving During COVID-19"

June 2, 2020

June's Aging Insights TV Program, "Gambling to Escape: Know the Risks"

May 21, 2020

Free June Webinar Series on "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging"

May 1, 2020

May Aging Insights TV Program, "Special Edition: Doctors Share Advice on COVID-19"

March 30, 2020

NJ Foundation for Aging Airing Encore Presentation of "Census 2020"  Aging Insights Episode

March 3, 2020

NJ Housing Advocates Discuss "Affordable and Accessible Housing" in the March Episode of Aging Insights

January 28, 2020

February Episode of Aging Insights, "Money Matters When Memory Fades," Begins Airing 2/3

January 16, 2020

Senior Housing Forum January 16: Speakers and Bios

January 1, 2020

Aging Insights Episode 100: "Looking Back and Moving Forward"

Media Links

June 6, 2022

"Building a direct care workforce for an aging population" by Cathy Rowe, DrPH

March 31, 2022

nj.com op-ed by Cathy Rowe, DrPH: "Here’s how New Jersey can help older adults remain in their homes - and in the state"

March 29, 2022

PHI Partners with New Jersey Advocates for Aging Well to Improve Direct Care Jobs

March 23, 2022

Jersey Access Group (JAG) Member Spotlight: NJAAW and Aging Insights

March 7, 2022

NJ officials warn of scammers exploiting Ukraine crisis

December 17, 2021

Quality time, assistive tech, good food: what older adults actually want for the holidays

June 22, 2021

JESPY's Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 21, 2021

JESPY’s Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 21, 2021

JESPY’s Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 13, 2021

Princeton Senior Resource Center awarded for assisting elder residents during pandemic

June 8, 2021

NJ to expand prescription drug programs to 20,000+ more seniors

January 6, 2021

Helping NJ Seniors through Turbulent Times

January 6, 2021

Donating in coronavirus outbreak

October 16, 2020

Elder Index at Work: Defending Property Tax-Relief Programs for Older Homeowners in New Jersey

August 24, 2020

Dr. Ashley Ermer Gives Workshop at New Jersey Foundation for Aging Virtual Conference

July 9, 2020

When Grandma Becomes the Teacher

April 29, 2020

Op-Ed: Ageism During the Pandemic

April 17, 2020

State Officials Warn Residents, Especially Older, to Be on Alert for Scammers

January 28, 2020

Garden State's No Rose Garden to Grow Old In, Advocates Tell Lawmakers

January 17, 2020

Housing Insecurity Among Senior Citizens Is Growing Issue in High-Cost New Jersey

January 16, 2020

Conference Focuses on Housing Insecurity Among Senior Citizens

January 15, 2020

An Old Problem: Affordable Housing for Seniors

For more information, please contact Sue Brooks at sbrooks@njaaw.org.

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Press Releases

May 11, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 128- "Meet the FreeWalkers"

May 9, 2022

Testimony to the Assembly Committee on Aging and Senior Services Re: A 1802 / Caregivers Assistance Act May 9, 2022

May 5, 2022

NJAAW's New Podcast Answers Timeless Question: How Do You Age Well in the Garden State?

April 5, 2022

NJAAW’s “Aging Great in the Garden State" Photo Contest Celebrates Aging Well in NJ [deadline: 5/20/22]

April 4, 2022

Aging Insights Episode 127– “Healthcare Decisions: Having ‘The Talk’”

March 10, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 126- “Coming Back After COVID: NJ Arts and Culture Recovery Fund”

March 2, 2022

2022 Housing Series Summary (with links to the four webinar recordings)

March 1, 2022

PHI and NJAAW: Advocacy Initiative on Direct Care Workers in NJ

February 4, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 125- “Aging with Finesse: A conversation with Mary Flett, PhD”

February 3, 2022

TESTIMONY: Long-Term Care and Housing Affordability by Cathy Rowe, Executive Director, NJAAW

January 24, 2022

NJAAW Housing Series in February Developed to Help Older Adults Plan for the Future

January 4, 2022

Aging Insights TV Episode 124 - “New Year, New You: How physical therapy can help you reach your fitness goals”

December 15, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 123: NJAAW Holiday Special -- Gift Ideas for the Older Adults in Your Life

November 16, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 122- Medicare Open Enrollment: Facts & Scams

November 10, 2021

PCTI: Person-Centered Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Care webinar 11/17

October 27, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 121- PCTI: Person-Centered Trauma-Informed care

October 12, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 120- Prescriptions & Pills: How to be your best advocate

October 5, 2021

Statement from NJAAW’s Executive Director Cathy Rowe, DrPH, at the Governor’s virtual bill signing for S397/A681

September 30, 2021

Webinar: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults

August 24, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 119- Aging Well with Your Doctors

July 28, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 118- “Assistive Technology in NJ – so much more than you imagined”

June 21, 2021

Michael Och House, A Center for Aging at JESPY, wins NJAAW’s 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 2, 2021

TESTIMONY: June 2, 2021, Dr. Cathy Rowe to the Assembly Aging & Senior Services Committee

May 24, 2021

ALPS and PALS -- Lessons on Assisted Living from Bright Side Manor

May 6, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 116- "Celebrating Strength and Resiliency in Our Communities"

May 5, 2021

TESTIMONY: May 5, 2021, Dr. Cathy Rowe to the NJ Assembly Aging & Senior Services Committee

May 3, 2021

NJAAW Appoints Cathy Rowe, DrPH, as Executive Director

April 1, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 115- Advance Care Planning: Have 'The Talk'

April 1, 2021

Housing and Health: Innovation through Integration and Inspiration

March 15, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 114- Pandemic Updates: One Year Later

March 15, 2021

Alternatives in Long-Term Care: PACE

February 9, 2021

NJAAW Executive Director Job Posting

February 9, 2021

Melissa Chalker Leaving NJAAW for NJ State Government Post

February 1, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 113- Policies and Perspectives: Age-Friendly Communities

January 19, 2021

Elder Law Attorney Carl Archer Joins Board of NJ Advocates for Aging Well

January 12, 2021

Aging Insights TV Episode 112- New Year New Possibilities

January 11, 2021

NJ Foundation for Aging is now NJ Advocates for Aging Well

December 8, 2020

December's Aging Insights Addresses “Technology Solutions: Isolation and Transportation"

October 30, 2020

November’s Aging Insights Addresses “COVID-19: Now What?” Part 2

October 12, 2020

"Elder Economic Security: How Data Help Inform Advocacy" is Focus of Free Oct. 15 Webinar

October 6, 2020

October's Aging Insights Addresses "COVID-19: Now What?" Part 1

September 17, 2020

"Supportive Housing Needs in NJ" Report Findings and Recommendations are Topic of Free Webinar, 9/23

September 1, 2020

September Aging Insights: "Expert Guidance for Medicare Open Enrollment in 2020"

August 20, 2020

LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights Explored at Free Webinar, 8/25

August 7, 2020

"2020 Vision for Successful Aging" is Theme for NJFA’s 22nd Conference, Online Aug. 13-14

July 31, 2020

August’s Aging Insights "Conversation of Your Life" Encore

July 14, 2020

Free Healthcare Proxy Document Clinic Webinar on July 17

July 1, 2020

July's Aging Insights TV Program on "Learning Together"

June 19, 2020

Free Webinar in the "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging" Series, June 26: "Scams and Benefit Updates" Plus "Caregiving During COVID-19"

June 4, 2020

Two Free Webinars in "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging" Series -- June 12: "Impact on Age-Friendly Communities and Immigrant Families"; June 26: "Scams and Benefit Updates" plus "Caregiving During COVID-19"

June 2, 2020

June's Aging Insights TV Program, "Gambling to Escape: Know the Risks"

May 21, 2020

Free June Webinar Series on "Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of Aging"

May 1, 2020

May Aging Insights TV Program, "Special Edition: Doctors Share Advice on COVID-19"

March 30, 2020

NJ Foundation for Aging Airing Encore Presentation of "Census 2020"  Aging Insights Episode

March 3, 2020

NJ Housing Advocates Discuss "Affordable and Accessible Housing" in the March Episode of Aging Insights

January 28, 2020

February Episode of Aging Insights, "Money Matters When Memory Fades," Begins Airing 2/3

January 16, 2020

Senior Housing Forum January 16: Speakers and Bios

January 1, 2020

Aging Insights Episode 100: "Looking Back and Moving Forward"

Media Links

June 6, 2022

"Building a direct care workforce for an aging population" by Cathy Rowe, DrPH

March 31, 2022

nj.com op-ed by Cathy Rowe, DrPH: "Here’s how New Jersey can help older adults remain in their homes - and in the state"

March 29, 2022

PHI Partners with New Jersey Advocates for Aging Well to Improve Direct Care Jobs

March 23, 2022

Jersey Access Group (JAG) Member Spotlight: NJAAW and Aging Insights

March 7, 2022

NJ officials warn of scammers exploiting Ukraine crisis

December 17, 2021

Quality time, assistive tech, good food: what older adults actually want for the holidays

June 22, 2021

JESPY's Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 21, 2021

JESPY’s Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 21, 2021

JESPY’s Michael Och House receives the 2021 Carl F. West Award

June 13, 2021

Princeton Senior Resource Center awarded for assisting elder residents during pandemic

June 8, 2021

NJ to expand prescription drug programs to 20,000+ more seniors

January 6, 2021

Helping NJ Seniors through Turbulent Times

January 6, 2021

Donating in coronavirus outbreak

October 16, 2020

Elder Index at Work: Defending Property Tax-Relief Programs for Older Homeowners in New Jersey

August 24, 2020

Dr. Ashley Ermer Gives Workshop at New Jersey Foundation for Aging Virtual Conference

July 9, 2020

When Grandma Becomes the Teacher

April 29, 2020

Op-Ed: Ageism During the Pandemic

April 17, 2020

State Officials Warn Residents, Especially Older, to Be on Alert for Scammers

January 28, 2020

Garden State's No Rose Garden to Grow Old In, Advocates Tell Lawmakers

January 17, 2020

Housing Insecurity Among Senior Citizens Is Growing Issue in High-Cost New Jersey

January 16, 2020

Conference Focuses on Housing Insecurity Among Senior Citizens

January 15, 2020

An Old Problem: Affordable Housing for Seniors

For more information, please contact Sue Brooks at sbrooks@njaaw.org.