Experts gather for groundbreaking symposium at JESPY

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a nonprofit organization in South Orange that works to advance independence among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently presented a dynamic two-day symposium at South Orange Performing Arts Center titled “Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.” The event featured a who’s who of […]

Five Invacare Recliner chairs donated to Green Hill by Rose Art Foundation

Five Invacare Recliner chairs donated to Green Hill by Rose Art Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A luncheon was held Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Green Hill Senior Living in West Orange for Varda Yoran and the Rose Art Foundation in recognition of their donation of five deluxe Invacare Recliners. The Rose Art Foundation is a family, nonprofit organization with a mission to serve persons with mobility challenges […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]