Information about the New Jersey Age-Friendly Advisory Council
In March of 2021, the NJ Governor signed an Executive Order formalizing the State's commitment to advancing age-friendly communities. The Executive Order called for the formation of the NJ Age-Friendly Advisory Council, with administrative leadership under the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services.
Below are unofficial meeting highlights written by Age-Friendly North Jersey (AFNJ) participant Janet Sharma, Director of Age-Friendly Englewood and a member of the NJ Age-Friendly Advisory Council. Within these highlights are links to meeting recordings from the Department of Human Services. These materials do not represent the views nor opinions of the NJ Age-Friendly Advisory Council nor AFNJ.
To learn more about state-level efforts on age-friendly communities, check out this digital library of resources toward an Age-Friendly NJ by clicking here.
Topics: Technology; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Economic Security
Topics: Long-Term Care, Age-Friendly Healthcare Systems, and Age-Friendly Blueprint Updates
Topic: LGBTQ, Alzheimer's, and Older Adults with Disabilities
Topic: Elder Index and Overview of NJ Division on Aging Services