April 5, 2021

For Immediate Release ((April 5, 2021)) GOCCNJ, NJAAW, and NJHCQI to Host Free Advance Care Planning Virtual Town Hall in Conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day Princeton, NJ, April 5, 2021. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey (GOCCNJ), New Jersey Advocates for Aging Well (NJAAW), and New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute’s (NJHCQI) Conversation of Your Life

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March 13, 2021

New Guidance Should Relax Visitation RestrictionsMarch 23, 2021 UPDATE: Governor Phil Murphy released new instructions regarding visitation in long term care communities. These communities “should allow direct, in-person visits for residents regardless of vaccination status.” This will only apply to counties where the COVID-19 Activity Level Index is rated low to moderate. However, even in counties

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January 19, 2021

145 West Hanover Street | Trenton, NJ 08618 | njaaw.orgContact: Sue Brooks, 609-421-0206 | sbrooks@njaaw.org Elder Law Attorney Carl Archer Joins Board of NJ Advocates for Aging Well Trenton, NJ (January 19, 2021) – Certified Elder Law Attorney Carl Archer, Principal, Archer Law Office, LLC, has accepted a position as a Trustee on the Board of

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January 11, 2021

Detecting Dementia in Loved Ones from a DistanceSeeing loved ones in person was difficult for many throughout 2020 and will continue to be a challenge well into 2021. This isolation puts additional strain on older people who are at higher risk of loneliness even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also puts a strain on adult

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November 19, 2020

Senior Isolation in The Time of COVID-19For several months now, we’ve been following the advice of public health officials to stay home as much as possible to reduce our risk of contracting COVID-19. Seniors especially need to limit their exposure to others as COVID-19 could be life threatening in older populations. However, sheltering at home has

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