Lifelong Elizabeth Survey

You are invited to participate in a survey that is being conducted by Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ), on behalf of the Lifelong Elizabeth project.

The purpose of this research is to determine the needs and perception of older adults in Elizabeth. This survey is anonymous. Anonymous means that JFSCNJ will record no information about you that could identify you. There will be no linkage between your identity and your responses. Only JFSCNJ personnel and technical advisors from Rutgers, the State University will be allowed to see the data. If a report of this data is published, only group results will be stated. All study data will be kept for three years.

The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. JFSCNJ estimates that over 200 people will participate in the survey. There are no foreseeable risks to participation. In addition, you may receive no direct benefit from taking part in this study.

Participation is voluntary. You may choose not to participate, and you may stop answering questions at any time without any penalty to youIn addition, you may choose not to answer any questions with which you are not comfortable.

If you have any questions about the study or study procedures, you may contact:

Jill Dispenza, Program Manager at 908-666-7033 or 908-352-8375 or email: 

If you have any questions about your rights as a research subject, please contact an IRB Administrator at the Rutgers University, Arts and Sciences IRB: Institutional Review Board, Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey Liberty Plaza / Suite 3200 335 George Street, 3rd Floor New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Phone: 732-235-9806 Email:


To Download a PDF version of the suvey to mail in, please click here: English or Spanish

To take the survey online, please visit: English Version or Spanish Version