Lifelong Elizabeth: Age-Friendly Community Planning

January 21, 2016

Funded by the Grotta Foundation, this project supports the Lifelong Elizabeth initiative  of Jewish Family Services (JFS) of Central Jersey in a study of health outcomes and factors associated with the senior citizen population in the City of Elizabeth.

Since 2016, the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative has assisted with:

  • The development and analysis of an online survey
  • Providing technical assistance to JFS planning of focus groups
  • Compiling and analyzing socioeconomic and geographic data into a series of maps in both English and Spanish
  • Assessing the suitability of public spaces for older adults
  • Creating a combined comprehensive transit map for seniors

Recent Posts

Sophia Jones, Committed to Cultural Competence

Sophia Jones, PhD, has been a Public Health part-time lecturer at the Bloustein School since 2016. She was recently featured on "Meet the People of Rutgers." Sophia Jones, Committed to Cultural Competence Jeff Arban/Rutgers University The Basics Title: Program...

Upcoming Events

Event Series CAREERS

Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]