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Chance for Adventure at SAGE Benefit Event

A six-night Safari trip for two at Zulu Nyala is one of many silent auction items being offered at SAGE Eldercare’s “Supper with SAGE” benefit dinner on Thursday, October 24 at 6:00 pm at The Crystal Plaza in Livingston.  The organization will also be honoring Dr. Rosalind Dorlen, a clinical psychologist in Summit and resident of Mountainside, with the OWL (Outstanding Wisdom and Leadership) Award.  As part of the event, which is open to the public, she will be speaking on “The Road to Resilience,” and there will be a cocktail reception, sit-down dinner and silent auction items.  To receive an invitation or learn about corporate sponsorships, please contact SAGE Eldercare’s Development Office at 908.598.5504 or email  For more information on SAGE Eldercare, visit

On Thursday, October 24, SAGE Eldercare is honoring Dr. Rosalind Dorlen, a Summit-based clinical psychologist, and presenting her with the OWL (Outstanding Wisdom and Leadership) Award.  The deadline for securing a reservation for the “Supper with SAGE” benefit dinner is Monday, October 7. 

As part of the event, which is being held at The Crystal Plaza in Livingston at 6:00 pm, Dr. Dorlen will make a presentation on “The Road to Resilience.”  Dr. Dorlen has had a gratifying career as a clinical psychologist, state and national leader in professional psychology.  She is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology and the American Psychological Association.  She specializes in the treatment of adolescents, adults, couples and the elderly with a special interest in psychological issues associated with chronic illness.

The public is invited to support SAGE’s event at $225 per person, which includes a cocktail reception, open bar, sit-down dinner, and auction.  Some of the current silent auction items include: a 6-night Safari package for two from Zulu Nyala (valued at $5,000); three tickets to the Jets-Browns game on December 22; five tickets to the Jets-Dolphins game on December 29; four one-day park-hopper passes to Disney World including free, personalized trip planning through Mouseketrips (valued at $750); a one-year membership to the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park (valued at $1,300); and, various golf packages at local country clubs.  Anyone who would like to contribute a gift in-kind to the silent auction can contact SAGE’s Development Office at 908.598.5504.

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“Corporate sponsorships, dinner tables, and program advertising options are also available,” stated Dawn Knill, SAGE’s Director of Development.  “To date, we are pleased to announce that C. R. Bard Foundation, Inc.; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Coffey; Glenmede; Hilltop Community Bank; J. R. Prisco, Inc.; Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, PC; Overlook Medical Center; Point View Wealth Management, Inc.; Remmey Antiques and Fine Art; Summit Medical Group; and, TD Bank are supporting SAGE’s mission by sponsoring our biennial event.”  A complete list of sponsorship opportunities is available upon request.

SAGE Eldercare cordially invites the public to attend “Supper with SAGE” and honor Dr. Dorlen.  To receive an invitation, please call 908.598.5504 or email

For nearly sixty years, SAGE Eldercare has served as a community resource in the delivery of programs and services for older adults and their caregivers, providing them with the ability to remain independent and living in their own homes with dignity and grace.

Programs at SAGE Eldercare include: HomeCare; Meals On Wheels; Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center; GPS (Guidance, Planning and Support) Services; InfoCare free information and referral service; Fall Prevention Initiative; Home Repair Service; Grocery Shopping and Errand Service; Bill Paying Service; Holistic Living Services; Alzheimer’s and PREP caregiver support groups; Community Education; and Union County Medicare SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program).  In addition, SAGE has operated a Furniture Restoration Workshop, run by volunteers who specialize in caning and rushing chairs and refinishing furniture, and a Resale Shop for more than 50 years.  Both provide essential funding that supports the organization’s programs and services for older adults in the community. 

SAGE Eldercare serves 7,000 people throughout Union, Essex, Morris and Somerset Counties, as well as across the United States.  For more information, call 908.273.5550 or visit

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