State News

Today Is National Healthcare Decisions Day

STATE—In recognition of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day, the Department of Health and Senior Services encourages New Jersey residents to discuss their healthcare preferences and plan ahead for end-of-life care decisions with their physicians and family. National Healthcare Decisions Day highlights the importance of having an advance directive, which is a document that states your health care preferences.

JJC Residents Participate In Mock Senate Session

TRENTON—Students from the Juvenile Justice Commission’s (JJC) residential community homes and day programs attended a mock senate session Wednesday at the New Jersey State House in the official Senate Chambers. After studying the governmental process in the classroom, students debated bills and cast their votes on several pieces of legislation pertaining to juveniles.