OLDER ADULTS

National Institute of Health - Aging

Submitted by: Kara Brehm, Cape May County Library, Dec 5, 2019

The National Institute of Health's National Instutue of Aging website has user-friendly information on many health topics concerning older adults there is an an easy-to-use A-Z list of health topic

Resource Categories: 

  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Older Adults
  • Health
  • Resource

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

NJSave - NJ DoAS Initiative

Submitted by: Kara Brehm, Cape May County Library, Dec 5, 2019

This website contains information about NJSave with a link to an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs,

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Accessbility
  • Assistance
  • Low-Income
  • Resource

Resource Types: 

  • DIVERSITY PROGRAM & SERVICES
  • ONLINE RESOURCES

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Submitted by: Deena Caswell, Cherry Hill Public Library, Nov 29, 2019

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay

Resource Categories: 

  • LGBTI
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • LGBTI
  • Older Adults
  • Aging

Resource Types: 

  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Diverse Elders Coalition

Diverse Elders Coalition logoSubmitted by: Enola Romano, Montclair Public Library, Nov 29, 2019

The Diverse Elders Coalition was created in 2010 to ensure that the needs and perspectives of vulnerable elders would be heard when and where it mattered.

Resource Categories: 

  • LGBTI
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • LGBTI
  • Older Adults
  • African Americans
  • Asian Americans
  • Latinos
  • Native Americans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Nov 15, 2019

Dial 211 from any phone in New Jersey 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and receive information and referral assistance for community resources, such as affordable housing, food pantries, shelters, social

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
  • IMMIGRANTS
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS
  • OTHER

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Immigrants
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults
  • Other
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Multicultural
  • Veterans

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES
  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

New Jersey Resources 2019-2020: a state guide to disability services

Submitted by: Mary Kearns-Kaplan, New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center, Nov 15, 2019

New Jersey Resources 2019-2020 is published annually by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services.  It is a comprehensive guide to community, county, local, natio

Resource Categories: 

  • DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Autism
  • Hearing Impaired (Deafness)
  • Homebound
  • Mental Disability
  • Visually Impaired
  • People with Different Abilities
  • Homelessness
  • Older Adults

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Getting Back on Your Feet

Submitted by: Kate Baker, Piscataway Public Library, Oct 11, 2019

A list of helpful organizations for economic hard times.  Resources for housing, food, health care, etc.

Resource Categories: 

  • IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS
  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Community Partnership

Resource Types: 

  • ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Aging in Place

Submitted by: Enola Romano, Montclair Public Library, Dec 3, 2018

At AginginPlace.org, we strive to make that desire a reality for more people by helping seniors, their family members and their caregivers prepare their homes and their lives for successful aging i

Resource Categories: 

  • OLDER ADULTS

Resource Subcategories (Tags): 

  • Aging
  • Caregivers

Resource Types: 

  • ONLINE RESOURCES

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