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Public Invited to Music for All Seasons Concert at SAGE Eldercare

Musician Lou Watson performed for SAGE Eldercare’s Spend-A-Day clients in January, and members of the public are invited to the next free concert presented by Music for All Seasons. Credits: SAGE eldercare

Members of the public are invited to join Spend-A-Day adult day health care participants in enjoying a free concert by folk artist Pepe Santana to be held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, at 2:15 pm on March 14.

The concert is presented by Music for All Seasons, sponsored by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, and made possible in part by a HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Pepe Santana is an Ecuadorian-born musician who plays more than two dozen native wind instruments, and has participated in major folk festivals in the United States and Canada. He created and directs the Festival of the Andes at Waterloo Village in New Jersey, and is the founder and director of INKHAY (Quechua verb meaning “to tend the fire”), interpreters of traditional music from the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. 

Since 1954, SAGE Eldercare has been helping make the communities it serves amazing places to age.  The organization provides a wide array of information, support, and services designed to help individuals lead the most independent and active lives possible.  From helping with errands, to exercise classes, community programs, care planning, and home health care, SAGE’s expertise helps older adults remain independent in their own homes.  SAGE is committed to being the leading provider of programs and services to meet the changing needs of older adults, their families, and caregivers throughout Union, Essex, Morris, and Somerset Counties.  For more information, please call 908.273.5550 or visit www.sageeldercare.org.

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