Veterans benefits workshop

Veterans benefits workshop

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will host the Veterans Affairs Outreach Program on Friday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Maplewood Senior Center, 106 Burnett Ave.  David Brimmer, from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Outreach Program and Social Work Service, will explain the range and scope of benefits for […]

Calling all community groups to the annual volunteer fair

Calling all community groups to the annual volunteer fair

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Volunteerism is important to everyone in THE community, both in terms of giving and receiving. That is why SOMA Two Towns for All Ages is planning to hold another communitywide volunteer fair this spring. All community organizations and residents are invited to participate at the fair on Sunday, March 1, from 1 […]

Older authors encouraged to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

Older authors encouraged to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services invites Essex seniors ages 60 and older to submit an original story focusing on a special person, life-changing experience or significant period of their life to the 2020 Essex County Legacies Writing Contest. The deadline is Monday, March 16. “Our senior citizens have led […]

Murphy administration awards tax credits to expand affordable housing

Murphy administration awards tax credits to expand affordable housing

TRENTON, NJ — Opening the door to more than 1,200 new apartments affordable for families, seniors and residents with special needs, the Murphy administration announced Dec. 23 that it has awarded more than $22 million in annual 9-percent federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits. The highly competitive tax credits are expected to generate $214.7 million […]

Senior holiday party in West Orange

Senior holiday party in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Department of Senior Services will hold a holiday party on Friday, Dec. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Manor, 111 Prospect Ave. in West Orange. The party will include a sit-down luncheon, entertainment, live music, dancing, a cash bar and door prizes. Admission is charged. […]

Consult SHIP counselors during Medicare open enrollment

Consult SHIP counselors during Medicare open enrollment

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Medicare open enrollment is from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. SHIP is a statewide program that provides free, objective, confidential help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with or questions about Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Part D and Long-Term Care Insurance Services. Services are provided via telephone, […]

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi, Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone and Liberty Middle School Principal Robert Klemt were all on hand for a fun afternoon of community engagement as they attended the annual senior citizens Halloween party on Oct. 25 in the Katz Center at Degnan Park. The event was run by Department […]

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