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NJ Department of Human Services/Division of Aging Services Workshops and Training

Camden County

Chronic Disease Self Management Program Workshop

Oct. 3rd to Nov. 7th. Time: 7pm Location: Bethany Baptist Church, 1115 Gibbsboro Road Lindenwold, NJ 08021. To register contact Cynthia Jackson at 856-782-6751

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Hunterdon County

Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop

Oct. 1st to Nov. 5th. Time: 1pm. Location: Hunterdon Health & Wellness Center, 1738 Route 31 North Clinton, NJ 08822. To register contact Bonnie Petrauskas at 908-237-2328

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Somerset County

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (TJQMBB) Instructor Training

Tuesday, Oct. 29th and Wednesday, Oct. 30th Time: 9am-5pm. Location: Somerset County Senior Wellness Center, 876 East Main St., Bridgewater, NJ 08807. To register contact Andrew Biederman at 609-438-4797

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Middlesex County

Project Healthy Bones Lead Coordinator Training

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 9am-3:30pm and Thursday, Oct. 24th, 9am-12:30pm at Parker at Monroe, 395 Schoolhouse Road Monroe, NJ 08831. In order to be certified, you must attend both days. A Lead Coordinator Application must be submitted and approved prior to registration. For an application and to register, contact Heather Taylor at Heather.Taylor@dhs.state.nj.us or
609-438-4798

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NJ Human Services: One-Stop, Online Application for Older New Jerseyans to Access Benefits

Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, an online application to help older residents with low-incomes and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses. Use this application for:

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)
Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (HAAAD)
Lifeline Utility Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Medicare Part D’s Low Income Subsidy (LIS, also known as “Extra Help”)
Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program
Universal Service Fund (USF)
Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)