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Getting a Good Start: PD 101

A program for the person newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

RWJ Fitness and Wellness - New Brunswick

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You may have seen the flowing postures and gentle movements of tai chi and wondered what it’s all about. Tai chi is an ancient mind and body practice. While more research is needed, studies... Read More

Have you noticed food allergy warnings at restaurants? Maybe you’ve heard about peanut-free classrooms and flights. People who have serious reactions to certain foods must be careful about... Read More

Article by Haley Otman

You’ve likely heard it before: Don’t stick anything in your ear smaller than your elbow. Dig around with a cotton swab, and you’ll put yourself at risk for earwax... Read More

Are you 55 or older with a change in your vision?

Free assistive technology classes are available for adults!

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Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Find Out if you Qualify for Financial Help through the Affordable Care Act


This tool was developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation to help people figure out if they qualify for a subsidy when  purchasing insurance in new health insurance exchanges (or "Marketplaces") created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You can enter different incomes, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.

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