County Farmers Market for seniors

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services invites county senior citizens to the 2018 Farmers Market kickoff on Friday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Park, 199 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Our Farmers Market program encourages our older residents to practice healthy eating habits by […]

County presents senior citizens with Legacies Writing Contest awards

County presents senior citizens with Legacies Writing Contest awards

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Legacies Writing Contest Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, May 23. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages Essex senior citizens to write essays about the people and events that have influenced […]

‘Aging Well: Ideas to Embrace’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — No one is ever too young or too old to consider fresh ideas so whether you are in your 40s or 90s, this program on Thursday, June 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. is for you. E. Betty Levin, a 92-year-old therapist, lecturer, author and clinical philosopher, will lead a workshop on […]

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages to host transportation summit

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages to host transportation summit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will host a transportation summit with speakers and vendors focused on transportation options for older residents. Come and hear about the important role transportation plays in […]

SAGE offers spousal bereavement support

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare will offer a new, free, eight-week bereavement support group beginning June 5, for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year. The support group will be led by licensed clinical social worker Kathy Larkin, SAGE’s InfoCare manager. “Adjusting to the loss of a spouse […]

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. […]