Medicare made clear at October workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in October not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

Senior property tax freeze workshop

Senior property tax freeze workshop

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The offices of Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and Assemblyman John McKeon have arranged for the NJ Division of Taxation to speak about the senior tax freeze and answer questions about this important program on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St. If you already have your tax […]

Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This October, Maplewood Recreation is offering two programs geared at keeping senior citizens healthy in body and mind. A group meditation for seniors will be held every Tuesday in October from 11 a.m. to noon, and chair yoga for seniors will be held every Thursday in October from 11 a.m. to noon. […]

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 […]