Caregiving Around the Clock – A Special Event

Caregiving Around the Clock – A Special Event

    On Friday November 15th Caregivers of NJ and Bio NJ hosted a Caregiving Program in honor of National Family Caregiver Awareness month. This year’s theme was “Be Care Curious – Caregiving Around the Clock”, recognizing the challenges that family...
Annual Family Caregiver Appreciation Day

Annual Family Caregiver Appreciation Day

The Ocean County Caregivers Coalition (OCCC), an initiative facilitated by Caregivers of NJ (CNJ), held its Annual Family Caregivers Appreciation Day Event on Wednesday, September 25th at the Marquee Movie Theater in Toms River. The free event featured exhibitors,...
Advocacy Alert: Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019

Advocacy Alert: Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded House passage of the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019, their bipartisan bill to strengthen coordinated respite services for family members who care for...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are excited! But just what is mental health? MentalHealth.gov defines it as  “…our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” This means that mental health plays a large role in how we think and feel...
Caregiver Taskforce Bill Signed Into Law

Caregiver Taskforce Bill Signed Into Law

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver today signed legislation (S959) to establish the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force, which will evaluate support services that are available to caregivers. The Task Force will also recommend improvements and expansion of such services and is...
Public Policy Alert

Public Policy Alert

Administration Proposes Part D Changes (The following has been adapted from BioNJ’s Public Policy Alert) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to make several changes to the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs. In...

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