Retired Faculty Association Useful Contacts

About the RFA

Annual Report

Association Bylaws

Membership Application

Membership Benefits

Mission Statement

Officers of the RFA

Perks, Policies & Procedures

Preparing for Estate Planning

Programs & Events

RU Retirement Checklist

The Rutgers Club

Useful Contacts

Writing an Obituary

Useful Contacts: Government Agencies

State of New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits ( Main page for finding information about your pension and other benefits. The United Provider Directory is helpful in selecting a medical plan. A useful subsite ( has information on medical plans, provided by the Health Benefits Commission.

State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services ( Main page for finding many services: Check out the "Topics from A to Z" file if you have a topic that isn't on the main menu. The Senior Services section ( has consumer information, nursing home ratings and inspection reports, selecting a long-term care setting, health insurance counseling, and information about training for employment.

Social Security Administration ( Information on Social Security, Medicare and disabilities. Provides application forms. "How to" section tells how to apply for benefits, how to apply for a new card, and how to have federal taxes withheld from Social Security benefit payments.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( Check out the Healthfinder section ( for news and information about prevention and self-care, choosing caregivers, handling frauds and complaints, alternative medicine, and health tips for seniors.

National Institutes of Health ( Research on health and treatments. Seniors will want to check out the National Institute on Aging section () for information on healthy aging.

Access America for Seniors ( Describes itself as "The website for seniors to conduct business with and get information from the government...all in one place." Provides links to all relevant U.S. government agencies.