NJFA’s 16th Annual Conference

NJFA will hold its 16th Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 11th at the Crowne Plaza Monroe. The 2014 Keynote Speaker Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D, is an internationally recognized leader of inspiring and creating strategies for aging friendly communities. Dr. Boufford is President of The New York Academy of Medicine. The NY Academy of Medicine in involved with the Age-friendly New York City Initiative (a joint project with the Mayor’s Office and the City Council).

The 2014 conference workshop speakers will include policy makers, direct care & clinical practice specialists.

Click here to see the full brochure and download a registration form.

Sponsorships are still available. Vendor space is sold out, please call to inquire about other opportunities. Click here for details. Questions? Please give us a call at 609-421-0206 or email at mchalker@njfoundationforaging.org

Aging Insights Episode 31- Addiction and Seniors

NJFA is pleased to announce the release of the 31st episode of Aging Insights TV program, Addiction and Seniors. This episode will be broadcast during April 2014. The program is available to public access stations and may be seen directly on NJFA’s website, www.njfoundationforaging.org
or on NJFA’s YouTube channel.

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) is a public charity with the primary goal to empower elders to live in the community with independence and dignity. The strategies to age well are voluminous. Consequently, the Foundation uses several outreach and educational tools to highlight resources to age well. For example, Aging Insights is a ½ hour TV program that is produced monthly by the Foundation

This Aging Insights episode is hosted by NJFA Program Manager, Melissa Chalker and she is joined by Steve Drzewoszewski, IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) Coordinator, Carrier Clinic and Jeff Beck, Assistant Director for Clinical Services, Treatment & Research, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey
In the show our guests cover the definitions of addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling. The symptoms, as well as solutions were addressed. In addition, the challenges specific to seniors were discussed.

The work of the NJ Foundation for Aging is possible by donors. To make a donation to NJFA, please visit our website, www.njfoundationforaging.org or call the office, 609-421-0206 for more information. Sponsorships spots are also available for future shows.

Viewers may also visit NJFA’s website to take the new online survey on Aging Insights to provide comments on the show and to suggest future topics the program should address.

http://www.njfoundationforaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AgingInsights_addictions-mar.2014.pdf

NJFA’s 16th Annual Conference

NJFA will hold its 16th Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 11th at the Crowne Plaza Monroe. The 2014 Keynote Speaker Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D, is an internationally recognized leader of inspiring and creating strategies for aging friendly communities. Dr. Boufford is President of  The New York Academy of Medicine. The NY Academy of Medicine in involved with the Age-friendly New York City Initiative (a joint project with the Mayor’s Office and the City Council).

The 2014 conference workshop speakers will include policy makers, direct care & clinical practice specialists.

Click here to see the full brochure and download a registration form.

Sponsorships are still available. Vendor space is limited and is almost sold out, please call to inquire about space. Click here for details. Questions? Please give us a call at 609-421-0206 or email at mchalker@njfoundationforaging.org