NJFA News and Resources
Oct. 26, 2020

The deadline for the Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement Program has been extended until Dec. 31, 2020, to learn more about the program, such as eligibility or to apply visit the website.

Voting Information!

We all know the importance of voting, however, you may still have questions about voting this year due to COVID-19. AARP-NJ put together a great guide on voting, you can check it out here. There is still time to vote by mail or to learn about voting in person in your district.

The CDC has also put out guidelines for polling places.
Don't forget to check out the guest blog on our website by Annemarie Cooke about her experience of living with vision loss.
Aging Insights
Right now on Aging Insights is the first of a two part series featuring interviews with several experts to ask them about the continued risk and long-term impact? In COVID-19: Now What? Part 1 we talk to Paula Span, NYT columnist, Althea Pestine-Stevens, a post-doctoral associate with the Rutgers School of Social Work and Amy Bauman from the Piscataway Twp Office on Aging.

Be sure to visit our YouTube channel where you can watch all of our previous episodes and other content (webinar recordings, virtual classes, etc). And be sure to subscribe so you don't miss any new episodes.

And even though we have a new episode out, you can still watch our episode on Medicare Open Enrollment, which began on Oct. 15th. Be sure to review your coverage and make any changes before Dec. 7th.

And remember, up next on Part Two of COVID 19- Now What?
Visit Old School- an online clearing house of anti-ageism resources, created by author of This Chair Rocks, Ashton Applewhite. (click the image above to visit the site).
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Utility Shutoff Moratorium Through March 15, 2021
NJFA has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the aging experience since 1998. It is the only statewide nonprofit focused solely on providing leadership in public policy and education to enable older adults to live with independence and dignity in their communities. NJFA’s social action issues include senior housing and hunger, elder economic security, older workers and transportation Our award-winning monthly TV program, Aging Insights, connects older adults and caregivers to community-based services and resources. Hopefully you've participated in and enjoyed our webinars and other educational forums such as our annual conference (held virtually in August of 2020 due to COVID-19) offering development opportunities and best practices for professionals entrusted with caring for seniors.

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Crisis Text Line: Text NJ to 741741

Mental Health Hotline:
866-202-HELP (4357)

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800-572-SAFE (7233)

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