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Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America By Henry Cisneros, Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain and Jane Hickie
Independent For Life addresses the issues of an aging society where those over the age of 60 will outnumber those under the age of 15. The baby boom generation is driving this trend. Given the dramatic increases in life expectancy and less morbidity, living independently for those who are aging and disabled will have a large impact on society. Many of us are wondering how we will live in our later years. This book educates and gives us hope and encouragement not only for ourselves, but for our parents and families that the future need not be as bleak as had been presented to us.
"Over Here, Molly Pitcher" is a dramatic presentation highlighting the life of one of the women who "belonged to the army" during the American Revolution.
In this 235th Anniversary year of the Battle of Monmouth Stacy F.
PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE – the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s premier biomedical database. The database contains over 22 million citations to professional level literature in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health care systems, veterinary medicine, preclinical sciences, life sciences and behavioral science.
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.
For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover:
Come and see for yourself this tiny marvel of a computer can do. It can surf the web, check e-mail, work on a document or play high-definition videos. You will learn how the computer works, its uses and what devices can be connected to it.
Using the Power of Video to Raise Money and Support Part 2: How to Create Your Organization's Compelling Public Service Announcement
When it comes to increasing awareness around a cause, public service announcements (PSAs) are a powerful tool for getting your message out to new audiences. The challenge is, how do you illustrate the cause, the need, and the actions your audience can take to create social change in only 30 or 60 seconds?
Learn how birth, marriage, and death records can help you discover your ancestors. This session focuses on locating New Jersey records but also provides hands-on experience with two web-based services that will lead you to records in other states as well.
The New Jersey State Library is proud to partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to bring you a special “deep dive” into the data that can help you make a greater impact in your community.
There are over 130 million migrant workers in China, many of them female and under thirty. Leslie Chang, a former journalist for the Wall Street Journal, follows two of them over a period of three years in this riveting tale of hustling and chutzpah.
This session is designed to introduce you to the Genealogy and Local History Collection at the State Library. You will learn about the library’s most useful genealogical resources and find out where they are located in the library. The presentation will also include a brief introduction to what genealogy is all about and provide a few pointers on how to begin searching for your anceRun time: 39:40 Apple and Android format Windows format for PCs with broadband connections
This session will introduce you to the NJ State Library’s readers’ advisory electronic resource, NoveList Plus.Run time: 19:19 Apple and Android format Windows format for PCs with broadband connections
Morningstar is making their new guide, Investing for the Long Run: Strategies and Solutions to Help You Shape Up Your Personal Finances, available to the public for free. Chapters include: getting your finances in order, deciding to invest together, credit scores and debt reduction, home ownership dec
After my cats’ annual veterinary visit, my husband hands me the printed proof that they have received their rabies booster shots for safe keeping. I doubt that I will ever be asked to produce the paperwork; my sweet boys would never bite anyone and they are not allowed outside of the house. Even so, I dutifully file the papers.
If you’re planning to have a vegetable garden this year you’re probably studying seed catalogs, visiting seed stores, and poking around in the dirt. Whether you’re interested in sustainable agriculture, the locavore movement, eating organic, or just plain like to garden – the best way to control the quality of the food you eat is to grow it yourself. Rutgers Cooperative Extension County Offices are located in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties and are a great resource for seed varieties, soil testing, pest identification and general gardening tips.