Allies Needed in Campaign to Build Affordable Homes

Posted on October 31, 2019

For the first time in nearly a decade, New Jersey’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund has been fully funded. That was the good news that Staci Berger, president of the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey, recently delivered to age-friendly community leaders. Starting in 2020, an estimated $60 million will be available …

Census Needs NJ Workers

Posted on October 28, 2019

Older adults in need of part-time work or retirees looking to stay active should consider applying for one of the 45,000 jobs the Census Bureau has yet to fill in New Jersey…

Age-Friendly Equals Accurate Census

Posted on October 28, 2019

Federal programs that play a crucial role in the lives of many older adults – such as Medicare, Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and services provided under the Older Americans Act – rely on Census data to measure the extent of need within a geographic region…

New Jersey Leaders Learn About Westchester Age-Friendly Movement

Posted on September 13, 2019

County governments are important partners to have in the age-friendly community movement. Many age-friendly goals – from making communities more walkable to increasing housing and transportation options – need to be tackled at all levels of government…

New Jersey’s Age-Friendly Movement is Growing

Posted on September 2, 2019

The Taub Foundation and The Grotta Fund for Senior Care – with support and active participation from the AARP, the New Jersey Foundation on Aging, New Jersey Future and Rutgers University – have created a northern New Jersey alliance of community residents, local leaders, academics, and advocates, working to identify and address the needs of New Jersey’s aging population…

Why Age-Friendly?

Posted on September 1, 2019

Many of New Jersey’s towns are great places to grow up. They also need to be good places to grow old, and here are Seven Reasons Why…