CHATHAM, NJ - Older adults represent a rapidly growing segment of the population, as medical advances allow for longer life expectancy and 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day. For nearly 27 years, the mission of Senior Services of the Chathams has been to support the independence of our senior community by providing an enrichment center, door-to-door transportation, and information/referral services that enable people to age in place at home for as long as possible.

Investors Foundation has issued a grant in the amount of $1,000 to support Senior Services of the Chathams. Senior Services of the Chathams applied for the grant from the Investors Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations that enrich the diverse communities served by Investors Bank.

“Each year, we are celebrating 90th birthdays with more and more clients. This grant from Investors Foundation will go toward health and wellness programming that will help a growing number of seniors reach that milestone birthday,” am Mansfield, Executive Director of Senior Services of the Chathams, said. 

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Senior Services of the Chathams welcomes older adults from Chatham and the surrounding communities for a variety of classes and programs that strengthen participants’ bodies, teach new skills, and provide opportunities to socialize and build friendships.  Most programs are offered for free, while other classes involve only a minimal charge. This is thanks to individual donations, grants like this one from Investors Foundation and fundraising events that benefit the organization.

About Senior Services of the Chathams

Senior Services of the Chathams is an independent 501(c)(3) organization that runs fitness classes, educational and social programs, discussion groups, door-to-door transportation service for those who don’t drive, and an information and referral service for a variety of geriatric issues, including home health care needs, changes in Medicare, and assisted living options.

For more information, visit http://www.chathamseniorcenter.org or call 973 635-4565.

About the Investors Foundation

Investors Bank, headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, is a full-service community bank that has been serving customers since 1926. With over $23 billion in assets and a network of more than 150 retail branches, Investors delivers personalized services and products tailored to the needs of its customers. Investors’ banking services include complete deposit, loan and cash management products for consumers and businesses. The Investors Foundation supports non-profit organizations that enrich the quality of life in the communities the Bank serves.

 To date, the Foundation has dispensed more than $20 million to support initiatives ranging from community and civic improvements to the fight against diseases. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.