NJFA News and Resources
July 27, 2020
NJFA is taking our conference virtual.
Thursday, August 13 and Friday Aug. 14 - 9 am to 12 noon

We look forward to our conference every year as it is a time for us to come together with all of our friends in the field of aging. We greatly value the expertise you bring to our network, being the eyes and ears on the ground, working every day with NJ's older adult population.

We have made the decision to take our 2020 Conference virtual. A first time for us, but a necessary step due to COVID-19. We know that even signing into an online session takes you away from your work, but we hope you can find time to join us. We've adjusted the format to two half day sessions (9 am to 12 noon) in hopes that this allows people more flexibility with their schedule.

To learn more and register visit
New Report from ACL

The Administration for Community Living has recently released it's 2019 Profile of Older Americans .

This comprehensive report shows the continued growth of the over 65 population and gives details about their economic security, health and other demographic information.

From 2008 to 2018 there was a 35% increase in people 65+. The report also breaks down the projected increase of those 65+ and 85+ over the next 20 years. Please visit their website to learn more or download the report here .
Check out Institute Talk , a blog from the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

In this post, Institute Director, Len Fishman, interviews Lisa Gurgone the executive director of Mass Home Care, the trade association representing the Commonwealth’s network of 28 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) and Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).

They talk about about home care services and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected both consumers and workers providing care. 

Aging Insights
Don't forget to check out Aging Insights .

Aging Insights Episode 106 features NJFA Board Member and NJ Educator, Dr. Charrise Smith. Join us for an episode dedicated to older adults who are assisting with the education of their grandchildren or other young relatives.