Better Eldercare Needed
New Jersey falls in the middle of the pack in its quality of long-term services and support for the elderly and developmentally disabled adults, according to a recently released state-by-state scorecard from AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, and The SCAN Foundation.
End-of-Life Planning
Most New Jersey residents aren't bothered by the idea of aging, but few are making plans for end-of-life care, according to a "Health Matters" poll released by Monmouth University and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute.
Reminder to Check on Elderly Before Sandy Hits
I just wanted to send out this reminder to check on your elderly friends, family, and neighbors, especially if you know someone who uses a CPAP machine, ventilator or anything else which requires them to use electricity or has a rechargeable battery.