Family Resource Network News

2019 Epilepsy Scholarship Application

Epilepsy Services of New Jersey is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our annual scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. We anticipate offering at least two $1,000 scholarships this year. New Jersey high...

2019 Respite Getaway Calendar (January-June)

Revised 2019 Respite Getaway Calendar (January-June) Please contact your DDD Case Manager (if you do not have your own budget) and request a referral for a weekend. Get your friends together and contact the FRN Coordinator (Gloria) to join us! Fees: $950 or $1250 (1:1...

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...

The Family Resource Network Announces Leadership Change

An era is coming to a close and a new one will begin on January 1, 2019 at The Family Resource Network as Eric M. Joice, of Toms River, CEO since 1983 retires and Liza Gundell of Pennington, COO since 1990 becomes the chief executive officer. Gundell, a graduate of...

MyEpilepsyRockstar – Jake

In 2014, Jake was diagnosed with Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy after having a seizure during freshman football practice. He did not allow epilepsy to get in his way! He continued to go on to play football for his whole high school career. Jake became an ambassador to...

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 particular,...

#MyEpilepsyRockstar – Aiden

Faith's #MyEpilepsyRockstar is her son... Aiden! My 12 year old son Aiden was diagnosed with generalized epilepsy at the age of 6 going into his first grade year. When I think about what he has gone through and what he has overcome I can't help but feel emotional. I...

#MyEpilepsyRockstar – Stacey

As 2018 quickly makes its way to a closing, I find myself saying the same thing as I said the previous year "Where did the year go?" As we get older and life gets more complex, between work, family, and kids, I find that the constant responsibilities the world we live...

FRN Impact Awards Dinner 2018

  The Family Resource Network honored four distinguished individuals and organizations on Thursday, November 8th at the FRN Impact Awards at The Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. Honorees were recognized for their significant contributions in leadership, public...

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