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Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for Caregivers
Many caregivers may not realize that 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 fall every year, injuring themselves and often exacerbating other conditions of aging. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans; they are costly-in dollars and in quality of life. This conversation guide contains resources for caregivers and their loved ones.  
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Healthier Somerset
A diverse coalition of residents, businesses, schools, non-profit organizations, healthcare providers, government, and faith-based organizations embracing an agenda that identifies Somerset County’s greatest health needs and sets forth an action plan to address these needs.
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It’s Flu Season!  
The flu can be especially serious for older people and those with ongoing health problems like diabetes, asthma, and heart or lung problems. Simple tips can protect you and those you care about.
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New Jersey Health Collaborative
NJ Health Matters, a project of the North Jersey Health Collaborative, provides a one-stop resource for online access to community health indicators, promising practices, funding opportunities and local resources that impact the health of our Northern New Jersey Communities.
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Reg4ALL Registry for Clinical Trials
Online health registry is free and open to everyone. Especially valuable for people with rare diseases, and their caregivers.  Users can register to be available for clinical trials, store information about their health, and see how their answers compare with others'. Connect with disease advocacy communities and other helpful resources.
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