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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness.   The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that significantly changes one’s day to day life.  Caregivers must be 60 years old or younger.  The groups will meet twice a month on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm at Imagine’s location at 244 Sheffield Street in Mountainside. 

If you or someone you know could benefit from joining Imagine’s Coping With Illness program, please contact Mandi Zucker, MSW, CT at 908-264-3100 or email mandi@imaginenj.org.

Imagine provides free year-round peer grief support for more than 250 children and adults from 48 NJ towns every two weeks and every year provides training, education, and on-site support to over 2500 teachers, parents, students, employees, social workers, counselors and members of community organizations.  For more information contact us at info@imaginenj.org or visit Imagine’s website at www.imaginenj.org.

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County Parks Administrator Elected to the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration

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October 14, 2017

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A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills, Somerville

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Kangaroo Kids Collects Food for Those In Need at Fall Festival

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