NJAAW News and Resources
June 15, 2022
Webinar on Elder Abuse Today at Noon

Today (June 15) from noon to 1 p.m., the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and New Jersey Advocates for Aging Well are presenting a Community Conversation on "Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention." This online event is free and open to the public; it is not CEU eligible.

The featured speaker is Peter Jacob, MSW, LSW, coordinator of Project CEASSE (Combating Elder Abuse through Supportive Services and Education) at Jewish Family Service of Central NJ in Elizabeth. Project CEASSE serves residents throughout Union County.

Peter has served as a social worker in various capacities in Union County for more than a decade, including with the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless and SERV Behavioral Health. He earned his master’s degree in social work, studying mental health and social economic development, from Washington University in St. Louis, and his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Kean University.

Register here. Webinar information will be sent via a confirmation email.
June is Pride Month. "Aging Insights" host Cathy Rowe, DrPH, is joined by LGBT Senior Housing and Care's CEO/Managing Partner Amy Simon for Episode 129, "Pride and Progress for LGBT Older Adults, Rights and Legislation."

The show is available above, on NJAAW’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/njadvocatesforagingwell and website at njaaw.org, as well as public-access stations across NJ (check local listings for channels and times).

Aging Insights is now also a podcast! Find it on your favorite podcast app as “Aging-Insights-NJ” or on our website here.
From Our Partners at the Center for Food Action NJ

Please contact your Senator and request support for A2366. For more information, click here.

Save the Morning of Sept. 15 for the New Jersey Age-Friendly Virtual Fair
NJAAW, the Rutgers School of Social Work, The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation and The Grotta Fund for Senior Care are hosting an online opportunity to connect with a range of communities, organizations, networks and projects that are advancing the NJ age-friendly communities movement. Click here to download a flyer; click here to sign up to participate.
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