SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages has extended the Gogo Grandparent pilot car service program through July, giving a new option to senior citizens in South Orange and Maplewood looking for a ride. The program helps seniors who don’t use smartphones to access Uber or Lyft, ridesharing services that […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Tomatoes, corn, herbs and a variety of flowers are growing in the Nicholas Vecchio Memorial UNICO Garden at Degnan Park, all thanks to the West Orange senior citizens who have put their gardening skills to the test this year. The garden is a space where seniors can cultivate their green thumb; […]
SUMMIT, NJ — A group of student nurses from Seton Hall University spent a morning at SAGE Eldercare in mid-June as part of a community service program. This is the fourth year SAGE has hosted a group of seniors from the university. The student nurses spent the morning interacting with clients from SAGE’s Spend-A-Day Adult […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 12, Daughters of Israel launched a gourmet cooking demo series featuring local chefs. The program debuted with Reuben Rahmani, proprietor of Reuben’s Glatt Stop in West Orange, who prepared his mouth-watering chicken marsala, one of his signature dishes.
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Claudine Baptiste, left, and Bill Moloney are appointed to the Seniors Advisory Committee at the June 6 Maplewood Township Committee meeting.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill, in collaboration with Garden State Equality, raised the rainbow flag on June 9, pledging its commitment to LGBT elders of New Jersey at the first LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo in New Jersey at Green Hill in West Orange. The LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo and flag […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation, a senior living community in South Orange, invites older adults to join residents for the following programs at no charge: on Tuesday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m., learn about weight management and living a healthier lifestyle with Jackie Philbin; on Tuesday, June 26, at 5:30 […]
CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services invites county senior citizens to the 2018 Farmers Market kickoff on Friday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Park, 199 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Our Farmers Market program encourages our older residents to practice healthy eating habits by […]
CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Legacies Writing Contest Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, May 23. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages Essex senior citizens to write essays about the people and events that have influenced […]
LIVINGSTON, NJ — No one is ever too young or too old to consider fresh ideas so whether you are in your 40s or 90s, this program on Thursday, June 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. is for you. E. Betty Levin, a 92-year-old therapist, lecturer, author and clinical philosopher, will lead a workshop on […]