This office administers numerous programs to educate consumers and professionals about aging services and health and wellness trends and programs. These programs include:
This program coordinates and expands health promotion and disease prevention services for older adults at the local level. On this site you will find information on physical activity, health education and coordinated screening programs that help seniors live healthier, more independent lives.
- Move Today -- a 30-45 minute non-aerobic exercise class designed to improve flexibility, balance and stamina.
- Health Education -- a series of classes providing important information on six health promotion topics.
- Coordinated Screenings -- brings together local resources to provide a variety of health screenings, health education, and testing and immunizations.
- Take Control of Your Health -- are peer-led programs that give people with chronic conditions and/or their caregivers the knowledge, skills and confidence to take a more active role in their health care.
- A Matter of Balance -- a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have this concern.
- Project Healthy Bones -- an exercise and education program for people with, or at risk of osteoporosis includes exercises that target the body’s larger muscle groups to improve strength, balance and flexibility.
- HealthEASE Program Guide [pdf 517k]-- this on-line publication describes the major components of HealthEASE.
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The website for New Jersey's Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) provides seniors, adults with physical disabilities and their caregivers 24-hour access to information about services and programs designed to keep them healthy and independent in the community.
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Medicare Counseling through SHIP
SHIP - the State Health Insurance Assistance Program - provides free, objective and confidential help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about, Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage Plus and Long-Term Care Insurance.
Medicare Fraud Prevention
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NJ's Medicare Information and Referral Service
Information and assistance with Medicare matters is available from 8:30 in the morning to 4:30 at night weekdays (except for State Holidays) by calling our statewide toll-free hotline at 1-800-792-8820.