According to The Institute on Aging, in the year 1900 only 100,000 Americans reached the age of 85. By 2050, the 85+ year-old age group will reach 19 million, which is 5 percent of the total population. These numbers are scary when you look at the amount of qualified individuals there are to care for […]
Caring Connections of New Jersey and Pennsylvania is on a mission to educate family caregivers who are supporting our seniors on support for them and their loved ones.
Our vetted speakers bureau has a variety of topics fit for any audience over 65 years old. Whether it's services that are of no cost to a senior or the full scope of care, we can assist with whatever resource you need in your area.
We donate food monthly to the local food banks that assist our community seniors.
Resources for Caregivers
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New Jersey Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Ocean County Office of Senior Services
Middlesex County Office of Aging & Disabled Services
Mercer County’s Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Burlington County Office on Aging
Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services
Alzheimer's New Jersey
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey
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Bucks County Area Agency on Aging
Monmouth County Office on Aging, Disabilities, and Veterans Services
Mercer Street Friends
Dementia Society of America
Nick was my father’s first cousin and he was kind and he was generous. He would come to my grandmother’s house (his Aunt Laura) in Brooklyn on Sundays when we went to visit. Sometimes his parents would come visit as well. We saw him when we were small through our late teens and maybe even […]
Valentine’s Day is a little over a month away and I am lucky enough to be surrounded by so much love in my life. Love from my husband and children, other family members, my friends, even my colleagues. Traditional spouses are planning to buy chocolate and flowers for their loves for Valentine’s Day. More modern […]
Coping with Behavioral Changes-Mary Ann Ross-Alzheimer's NJ
Please join us on May 8th from 9:00am-10:30am for a presentation by Mary Ann Ross from Alzheimer's NJ-"Coping with Behavioral Changes". This presentation is geared toward the family caregiver. Please RSVP by emailing Sheli at email@example.com to reserve your seat. Space is limited.
- "Medicare & You" an Educational Seminar by JBA Insurance Brokers
An educational seminar designed to help seniors understand exactly how Medicare works and what their rights & entitlements are under Medicare. We cover the 4 separate parts of Medicare, and how each one works. We also discuss the significant differences between a supplemental/medigap plan and a MedAdvantage Plan, and how to know which of the 2 options is likely the better choice for your specific needs. The seminar is free and strictly educational with the primary objective being to ensure that seniors know how the process works, so that they are able to secure the best coverage options regarding their own healthcare.
Dealing with Dementia Family Caregiver Workshop
Please join us on July 30th from 9:30am-2:30pm. Presented by Sheli Monacchio, this workshop is specifically for the family caregiver who is caring for a loved one with dementia. All attendees will receive a 350 page guide created by the Rosalynn Carter Institute of Caregiving. The guide provides information, strategies and tools to empower caregivers in dementia behavior management, providing a dementia friendly lifestyle, and increasing self-care. Space is limited. RSVP by July 15th to firstname.lastname@example.org