Grief is described as deep sorrow, usually after someone dies. We’ve all lost loved ones at one point or another and the stages of emotions that people go through when grieving are those of denial, anger, guilt, depression and acceptance. These are not necessarily in order and may repeat during the bereavement process. What should […]
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.
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. Reach out to us to get connected to the information and support you need.
There are many risks to hiring a home health aide “under the table.” When a family member employs a home health aide in their home they become the employer. These risks can include fraud, abuse, neglect, exploitation, and many other concerns.
Resources for Caregivers
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Alzheimer's New Jersey
Bucks County Area Agency on Aging
Burlington County Office on Aging
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey
Dementia Society of America
Mercer County’s Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Mercer Street Friends
Middlesex County Office of Aging & Disabled Services
Monmouth County Office on Aging, Disabilities, and Veterans Services
NAMI New Jersey
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New Jersey Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Ocean County Office of Senior Services
Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services
When we think of wellness and the habits that are vital to our wellbeing, we immediately think of diet, exercise and sleep as the standards of health. An overlooked aspect of wellness is creativity. Researchers are starting to investigate some of the fundamental aspects of life that usually get neglected, including our basic need for creativity. Developing […]
August is Wellness Month and August 15th is Relaxation Day. Every day should be thought of as “Wellness Day”, but the truth is that caregivers rarely put themselves first. Sometimes our lives are so busy that we simply feel there is no time for extra steps for our own wellness. Perhaps you are someone who […]