West Orange awarded accreditation with age-friendly certification

West Orange awarded accreditation with age-friendly certification

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange recently received formal acceptance into the AARP and the World Health Organization Global Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. West Orange is only the 13th New Jersey town to receive this prestigious honor and becomes the 466th member nationwide to be awarded age-friendly certification. The vast […]

Nutley Health Dept. to present AARP driver safety course

Nutley Health Dept. to present AARP driver safety course

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health will present a low-cost driver safety class to be held at the Nutley VFW No. 493 building at 271 Washington Ave. The class will be taught by a trained AARP driver safety volunteer.  The date for the one-day class is Wednesday, April 8. The […]

Senior housing forum in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will present a senior housing forum on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood; the event will feature local speakers addressing important topics for residents who want to age in place, need help to stay in their […]

Maplewood and South Orange accepted into AARP Network

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns have been accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This certification recognizes the two towns’ joint commitment to becoming more age-friendly and supporting residents as they age in place, according to SOMA Two Towns for All Ages. Joining the AARP Network gives SOMA access to […]

Township to create senior citizen survey

DeNova: Seniors survey will be tailored to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to ensure the township is providing the services necessary for older residents to age in place, West Orange will be putting out a senior survey to learn where the town is succeeding and where it needs improvement. At the June 13 Township Council meeting, the council voted 5-0 […]

How to keep Medicare strong

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join Maplewood Senior Share and Dave Mollen, president of the NJ Chapter of AARP, for a discussion on “Obamacare, Medicare and How You Can Help” on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10:15 a.m. at the Main Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. Mollen’s focus will be what we can do to ensure that […]