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Senior Life

September 4, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Borough of Glen Rock, in partnership with FirstLight Home Care of Glen Rock, has formed of a new senior group, Glen Rockin' Seniors. Based out of the Annex Building, 678 South Maple Avenue, next door to the Police Station and Kilroy’s Market, the group will hold its grand ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — August is Elvis month and to celebrate, the Fair Lawn Senior Center will remember him…a legend in his time...and his food!  On Tuesday, August 3 at 1 p.m. the Center will host Hackensack Meridian Health’s own Susan Kraus, RD, and her presentation that will get seniors “All Shook ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — The County Prosecutor and 51 other police departments, including Paramus, participated in an education initiative that was focused on addressing current crime trends targeting senior communities. The “We Care for Our Seniors” initiative was organized because cases of fraud continue ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Senior Center has reopened as of July 1, and all seemed more than ready to socialize, get back together and enjoy friends again. The center shut down in March 2020, along with the rest of the country, for the covid-19 pandemic. Seniors were especially vulnerable, which caused ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Will you be able to retire, and stay in town? That's the question local officials will discuss Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. Link to register for Zoom meeting.  Mayor Kristine Morieko, Curious Reader bookstore owner Jim Morgan, and estate lawyer Nicholas Stratton will be on hand ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Bergen County Senior Activity Centers have re-opened to the public as of today, Monday, June 7. “Pandemic isolation was especially hard on our Bergen County Seniors during these past 15 months,” said Executive Tedesco. “Throughout the pandemic, our staff checked on seniors ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Probably one of the happiest groups of people to be out and about again are the community seniors. They're meeting again, and they're planning fall trips. Buses leave from Wilde Memorial Park, 683 Maple Avenue, opposite the Glen Rock Fire Department. All participants must be ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Happy Seniors are indeed happy that things are opening up after COVID-19, and they are moving ahead, planning trips and inviting other seniors to come along. See two trips listed below. HAPPY SENIORS DAY TRIP AUGUST 11 Summer Picnic Arrival: 10:30 a.m.--Buttermilk Biscuit, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council approved extending its Fair Lawn for All Ages coordinator through the summer, renewing the position through a grant. Lisa MacClements is Fair Lawn's Age-Friendly Coordinator and has been working with the borough through the last year getting program ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - It wasn't the best of weather days and it wasn't the worst, but it was a pleasant day outdoors, for sure, at Memorial Park as seniors sat for a Jersey Mike's box sandwich lunch, a chat with friends and some information from borough leaders. Mayor Kurt Peluso, Deputy Mayor ...

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Editor's Note: Rebecca Greene is a member of Fair Lawn's Senior Committee. FAIR LAWN, NJ - Seniors have spoken and they want more communication about programs and services in the borough that affect them, according to the Fair Lawn for All Ages recent survey results for residents 55 and ...

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December is the month of giving. Between Chanukah and Christmas, Americans spend thousands of dollars on gifts from the day after Thanksgiving to the last day before Christmas. It is one of the few times of the year that we allow ourselves to indulge.  You must admit, however, that as seniors, ...

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Editor's Note: This represents the opinion of a senior writer and does not necessarily represent the opinion of TAPinto or its publishing team. Christmas may be coming early this year. As we bear the burden of virus waves, the drug companies have been working hard to find a vaccine to wipe out ...

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There is one topic that seems to always be at the back of our minds as seniors; specifically the way to maintain our memory, and the ability to continue to learn new things. Social media and television advertisements continually bombard us with drug advertisements, memory boosting campaigns and ...

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Good thoughts are hard to find these days, but as I scrolled through my Facebook posts this morning, I saw a photo of blue-golden trees on a clear dirt road. The trees were leaning over in synchronized fashion. Looking at this picture immersed me in the thought that no matter how challenging our ...

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When I was a young girl, my parents took me to family circle meetings in Brooklyn, New York. The family meetings would take place in the basement of a cousin's house and the purpose was to reunite the family who had immigrated from Eastern Europe.  The adults would gather around in groups and share ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Replete with his usual good-natured humor, "Fair Lawn's favorite son," Bob Gordon joined other politicians and local officials who lightly roasted the former mayor and senator at the unveiling of the large sign that bears his name at the new River Road senior living ...

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It is inevitable that we will at sometime in the future find ourselves alone. The children you brought up have left your home to own their own homes; you may have lost your spouse or have always lived on your own by choice. But no matter what circumstance has left you, being alone does not have to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Fair Lawn for All Ages (FLFAA) is a new age-friendly community initiative funded by a grant from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation. Age-friendly communities are making a conscious effort to encourage active aging, a place that provides opportunities for such things as good ...

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By now, most of you know that I love to watch good movies. I love movies that leave me with strong messages. So now let me recall the movie Evan Almighty. The movie is about a newly elected junior senator (Steve Carell) who wants to change the world one day at a time. On the night before he is to ...

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