New Jersey Retirees' Education Association

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Spring into Fitness with free online classes

The NJREA fitness initiative has had great success this spring. The last workout held on May 7 was well attended. Members continue to rave about how much they enjoy the


New information for all retiree health benefits programs

Many members with split benefits – where one spouse/partner is Medicare-eligible and the other is non-Medicare eligible – have been having trouble during the Open Enrollment. NJEA Research staff checked


AETNA going paperless April 1

AETNA is going paperless on April 1, 2024. You must OPT OUT of this provision in order to receive paper copies of any paperwork.

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Election 2024 – Participation means everything

As we enter the 2024 election season, these words will take on a deeper meaning as voters decide just how important democracy is to their families and the country.

This November, New Jersey voters will elect a U.S. President, a U.S. Senator and 12 members of Congress.

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Spend less and stay connected

The NEA Wireless Program is offered in partnership with Consumer Cellular, a top-rated wireless provider that offers cellphones and no-contract service plans. This new initiative supplies NEA members and their families affordable and flexible cellphone service plans.

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NJEA Hardship Relief Fund available to NJREA members

NJEA has created the Hardship Relief Fund to help active, retired and student members through the temporary or permanent loss of their primary residence or the experience of food insecurity.

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New Jersey Division on Aging Services provides helpful resources

As the cold weather continues, be on the lookout for friends and family who are struggling with food insecurity or lack of access to a warm, dry home.


Scholarship Renewals

College students who were awarded scholarships from NJREA may renew them each year, provided they meet the criteria for the award.

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Registering for Benefitsolver:  your retiree health benefits information at your fingertips

The Division of Pensions and Benefits has set up Benefitsolver, which gives you access to your School Employees’ Health Benefits Plan (SEHBP) account and allows for online designation of beneficiaries, change of health and dental plans, and submission of documentation.


Learn how to join the group that is changing the face of retired public school employees…the New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association.

MBOS Webinar

MBOS gives members access to their pension account if they need to make changes to bank information, tax withholding, beneficiary information and medical benefits.
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NJREA Scholarships

Do you know any high school seniors with high academic accomplishments, active participation in school activities and is community-service minded? NJREA wants to help them continue their education!

NJREA Office

The NJREA office is located on the first floor (Room 204B) of the brownstone portion of the NJEA building at 180 West State Street, Trenton.

Mailing address

P.O. Box 1211
Trenton, NJ 08607-1211
Attn: Cathy Raffaele, NJEA/NJREA Secretary