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TURNING AWAY FROM NURSING HOMES, TO WHAT?

The NJV HUB Village is one of the 270 villages cited in a recent New York Times article about options to institutional care…

    “Innovations are also occurring nationally at the grassroots level.  A network of nonprofit 'villages' devoted to providing support and a social network to people who want to age in their homes has been growing for years; it has 270 member groups and 70 more in development. Villages typically cover a specific neighborhood or town, but they are virtual support organizations.  ‘It’s really a neighbors helping neighbors approach,’ said Barbara Hughes Sullivan, the network’s national director.” (Read more...


Open to residents age 60 and over, the NJV HUB Village can provide this neighborly support and a social network for those who choose to age in their homes in Bergen County. Join us…


HOUSING ASSISTANCE

If you are finding it physically or financially challenging to maintain your home, join us on Zoom at 1:30 on Wednesday, May 19th to consider some innovative ideas for addressing the challenges…

Some available resources to help address housing challenges include:

CHORE is a good resource for those who could use some affordable assistance in “handy-man” maintenance or minor renovations for aging at home.

Every month the Navigator Notes are updated with available affordable housing in Bergen County. And it is posted on this Homepage under "News & Resources”

New Jersey has also launched a website & hotline for housing assistance
        WEBSITE: www.housinghelpnj.org PHONE: 888-691-3002 (Read more...)

Also available: utilities assistancemortgage assistance, property tax reliefrental assistance and eviction protection (available especially for those whose situation has changed due to COVID-19). 


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Yoga & Music with Maggie is a re-energizing and relaxing experience...

Scams & Frauds, Staying Alert... What are the latest scams? How do I protect myself?

Protecting Yourself in the Retail World What I need to know about gift cards, buying furniture, price gouging & more...

Protecting Yourself When Planning Home Improvement Ways to check contractors, their registration, what should be in a contract.


Governor Murphy On Reopening New Jersey

Latest update May 7, 2021: Governor Murphy on The Road Back (Read more...). Additional major changes expected on May 19th (Read More...


VACCINATIONS & GOING FORWARD...

How & Where to Get Vaccinated For COVID-19 in New Jersey:

Transportation to Vaccination Sites

  • Free ride program thru Bergen County partnership with EZRide (Read more...🌐)
  • NJTIP @ Rutgers has developed a public transportation database to help people in New Jersey get to COVID-19 vaccine sites. The database is updated about every two weeks. (Read more...🌐)

When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated there are still protocols to follow… (Read more...🌐)

How To Get Help for Lingering Symptoms from COVID-19:🌐 Valley Health System has launched “Care After COVID” program which provides support and specialized care. To access Care After COVID, call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391), and press option 6. 

How To Get Tested For COVID-19 In New Jersey (nj.gov):🌐 See daily update of open testing sites.


Your Five Wishes...

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have heard about so many people who suddenly found themselves in the ICU… 

Do you wonder if they thought about or planned for a medical emergency such as the Covid-19 pandemic- or even a car accident - could precipitate? Does it raise questions about how you could plan in advance  for your care if ever you could not speak for yourself – as a result of an unexpected medical emergency or even deterioration of your cognitive function? (Read more...)