Resident calls for more resources to assist the elderly in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Longtime West Orange resident Rosary Morelli has been helping her fellow senior citizens since her retirement in 1992. From answering their questions to driving them to appointments and advocating for their needs at Township Council meetings, Morelli has become a one-woman resource for seniors in need. And she has gotten a […]

West Orange senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

West Orange senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual West Orange High School senior citizen prom brought together seniors from across the township with enthusiastic students, who entertained their guests with an evening of dining, dancing and conversation. A record crowd of seniors, who are invited each year from senior living, nursing homes and senior housing, filled […]

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the 10th annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 11, in The Priory restaurant in Newark. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to East Orange resident Inez Rosalie Alick Elliott and South […]

Two towns launch survey to improve life for seniors

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The village of South Orange and the township of Maplewood will be conducting a survey to gain feedback that will inform the development of an Age-Friendly Community Action Plan. The survey is part of an assessment of needs for adults older than 60 and is funded by the Grotta […]

Seniors invited to third annual Casino Night in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The third annual Casino Night will be on Thursday, April 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Irvington Senior Center, 1077 Springfield Ave. Guests will receive dinner and play games on professional casino tables, with authentic Atlantic City dealers, while being serenaded with live music. Seniors will have a chance to […]

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