Nurses Raising Awareness

Nurses Raising Awareness

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) is grateful to Jennifer Polakowksi, Community Liaison for New Jersey Action Coalition, for arranging to have Rutgers University Nursing students participate in the “Information Alley” section of our recent Walk for...
True to Nursing’s Pledge

True to Nursing’s Pledge

I was  introduced to Conversation of Your Life (COYL) on two accounts. The first was at my place of employment and the second during a Leadership Across the Continuum course for my DNP studies. Palliative care and hospice care were areas that always intrigued me as a...
Creating an Engaged Community

Creating an Engaged Community

During the summer many of us go on vacations and while vacations are greatly needed by us all, there is a significant drop in blood donations during this time of the year. Weekly donations are on a steady decline this summer. Two weeks before July 4th, 7,500 and 6,500...
Motivated to Make a Difference

Motivated to Make a Difference

Engaging with leaders from various industries in my county on the COYL task force has shown me that I CAN make a difference for my community. Nina Vaid...
Something Different

Something Different

I am currently a member of the Somerset County Conversation of Your Life task force. I was invited to be a guest panelist at the April 11, 2018 “Have you had the Conversation?” at the Franklin Township Public Library. This event was part of the New Jersey Health Care...