Sage events for seniors

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare hosts many events for seniors at its location at 290 Broad St. in Summit. A Caregiver Support Group for Spouses will be Mondays, June 11 and 25, from 2 to 3 p.m. This support group for caregivers will be led by licensed clinical social worker and InfoCare manager Kathy Larkin. […]

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 9, in Cedar Grove. May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to the following senior citizens: […]

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill will host a free LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 103 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. Program sessions include: “Needs of the LGBT Senior in Housing and Care”; “Long-term Health and Financial Planning for the LGBT Senior”; […]

‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., community seniors and active older adults are invited to the Baird Community Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange, for a day of leisure activities including art, fitness, learning and more. The event will include a continental breakfast and lunch and […]

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]

‘Wise Aging’ with Karen Frank

LIVINGSTON, NJ — We are all getting older and that is the good news. But surely there are challenges in this process. “Wise Aging,” a book by Rachel Cowan and Dr. Linda Thal, addresses how someone might make this time one of growth and enrichment rather than decline. Join the “Wise Aging” discussion group at […]

WOHS Senior Citizen Prom unites young and old

WOHS Senior Citizen Prom unites young and old

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange High School Senior Citizen Prom was held April 18, and it was difficult to tell who was having more fun: the students or the seniors. Senior citizens from across West Orange enjoyed a free evening of dining and dancing that included performances by the girls’ and boys’ […]

Program to focus on anxiety and depression in the elderly

SUMMIT, NJ — Dr. Matthew E. Barnas, a geriatric psychiatrist and director of NJ Memory & Behavioral Care in Cedar Knolls and Springfield, will lead a program discussing the prevalence of depression and anxiety among older adults, the signs and symptoms to be aware of, and prevention and treatment options. According to Barnas, depression and […]

Residents voice concerns about senior survey results

Residents voice concerns about senior survey results

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several senior citizens expressed concern at the April 10 West Orange Township Council meeting, after seeing the results from the Montclair State University senior survey at the March 27 meeting. The survey, paid for by a grant, was conducted and compiled by the Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and […]

MMS, Senior Share partner for intergenerational program

MMS, Senior Share partner for intergenerational program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Senior citizens and a group of Maplewood Middle School students came together for a brainstorming session in the school’s library Monday, April 16, to discuss the benefits of middle school students and seniors spending time together for the launch of the Share/Exchange program. The event was a collaboration between Maplewood Senior Share, […]

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