SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. about the different living options available to older adults and their families. The discussion will cover assisted-living facilities, independent living, adult day programs, home care and more. The guest panel includes Michele Cameron, a registered nurse […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In a program that rolled out Aug. 1, Maplewood’s senior transportation program is expanding to include evenings, with the commuter jitney giving free rides to seniors with a Classic Card to and from the Maplewood Train Station. After the senior jitney stops running, cardholders can take the regular jitney from any if […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood senior citizens took a June trip for a cruise on Lake Hopatcong that featured gorgeous views and a delicious lunch. They boarded the Miss Lotta and learned a lot about the history of Lake Hopatcong, delighting in the beautiful breezes and arriving home in the early afternoon.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill offset the hot days of summer recently with its Christmas in July celebration. Photos Courtesy of Amy Simon
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, the Maplewood Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has you covered with senior activities. For even more information about the department’s offerings, stop by the senior center at 106 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood or call Michelle at 973-763-0750. A new offering for pool members is […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SeniorStudio, an arts program for area senior citizens, just completed its spring semester with two classes — 25 students total. Now in its third year with sponsorship by the Maplewood Parks & Recreation Department, SeniorStudio has served more than 100 students in that time, most of whom had never painted before. This […]
SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages has extended the Gogo Grandparent pilot car service program through July, giving a new option to senior citizens in South Orange and Maplewood looking for a ride. The program helps seniors who don’t use smartphones to access Uber or Lyft, ridesharing services that […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Tomatoes, corn, herbs and a variety of flowers are growing in the Nicholas Vecchio Memorial UNICO Garden at Degnan Park, all thanks to the West Orange senior citizens who have put their gardening skills to the test this year. The garden is a space where seniors can cultivate their green thumb; […]
SUMMIT, NJ — A group of student nurses from Seton Hall University spent a morning at SAGE Eldercare in mid-June as part of a community service program. This is the fourth year SAGE has hosted a group of seniors from the university. The student nurses spent the morning interacting with clients from SAGE’s Spend-A-Day Adult […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 12, Daughters of Israel launched a gourmet cooking demo series featuring local chefs. The program debuted with Reuben Rahmani, proprietor of Reuben’s Glatt Stop in West Orange, who prepared his mouth-watering chicken marsala, one of his signature dishes.