The purpose of this organization shall be to serve as a division of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey; to be a vehicle for collective action for blind senior citizens of New Jersey and of the nation; to function as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for blind seniors; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of blind seniors; to achieve the integration of blind seniors into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; focus attention upon the problems faced by blind people who are senior citizens; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind. Our seniors are living the life they want!
The division conducts monthly conference calls via phone. For a schedule of monthly calls and times, please contact President Jane Degenshein at 973-736-5785.
You can join the division by completing the membership form at www.nfbnj.org/chapters-and-divisions/seniors/membership-form. You can submit payment via check or money order, or via a credit/debit card or a PayPal account. If you have already submitted your dues payment of $5 a year for the current calendar year, please complete the form so that we know that the information we have on file for you is accurate.
The division has held senior possibilities fairs to demonstrate the skills, techniques and positive attitude to move from dependence to independence. We center on the belief that obstacles can become our opportunities to enhance our lives as blind seniors.