Maplewood and South Orange accepted into AARP Network

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 […]

County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show at an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who […]

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The13th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event for all county senior citizens, will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open to all seniors residing in Essex […]

Green Hill presents ‘Age with Confidence’

Green Hill presents ‘Age with Confidence’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For Fall Prevention Month in September, Green Hill will present “Aging with Confidence: Balance and Fall Prevention” on Friday, Sept. 21, at 2:15 p.m. This free presentation will cover how to gain more control of your life and do things you want to do; how to increase your balance and lower […]

Board approves NJ Transit’s FY19 local and community transportation programs

Board approves NJ Transit’s FY19 local and community transportation programs

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 8, NJ Transit’s board of directors authorized the expenditure of approximately $45 million in federal and state funds to implement local transportation programs for fiscal year 2019, providing critical local transportation services for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, the economically-disadvantaged and rural residents, according to a press release from NJ […]

Registration now open for fall session of SeniorStudio painting classes

Registration now open for fall session of SeniorStudio painting classes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will be again be sponsoring SeniorStudio, a studio art painting program. These classes are specifically designed for senior residents, ages 60 and older, with no arts experience, and new students are encouraged to sign up, but students of all skill levels are welcomed. The 10-week […]

SAGE Eldercare to host panel discussion about living options as you age

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. about the different living options available to older adults and their families. The discussion will cover assisted-living facilities, independent living, adult day programs, home care and more. The guest panel includes Michele Cameron, a registered nurse […]

Maplewood seniors enjoy summer cruise

Maplewood seniors enjoy summer cruise

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood senior citizens took a June trip for a cruise on Lake Hopatcong that featured gorgeous views and a delicious lunch. They boarded the Miss Lotta and learned a lot about the history of Lake Hopatcong, delighting in the beautiful breezes and arriving home in the early afternoon.

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