SAGE Hosts Memory Loss Prevention Program June 18

June 10, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - A program dealing with the prevention of memory loss -- featuring Dr. Michelle Papka, the Founder and Director and Founder of the Cognitive and Research Center of New Jersey (CRCNJ) -- will take place at SAGE Eldercare June 18, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

The free, open-to-all memory loss intervention session will explore what memory loss is and how ...

Fresh Idea: Free Farmers’ Market Vouchers Available for Seniors Again This Summer

ELIZABETH, NJ - The annual Farmers’ Market voucher program for seniors is set to begin again on June 25, with income-eligible adults age 60 and up able to receive a total of $25 in free vouchers to purchase fresh produce at designated Farmers’ Markets throughout Union County.

The total of $25 is provided in $5 increments, so that seniors can spread out their ...

On a Lark: Musical Group Entertains SAGE Eldercare Clients with Song, Laughter

SUMMIt, NJ - Members of The Larks from the Junior League of Summit visited SAGE Eldercare to perform for clients of the Spend-A-Day program

Led by Musical Director, Joanna Hoty Russell, the group performed Broadway hits, sing-a-long favorites and more. The afternoon was a musical treat for everyone.

SAGE Eldercare has, since 1954, been focused on "helping to make the ...

Blanket Assessment: Celgene Team's Community Service Project Benefits SAGE Eldercare

SUMMIT, NJ - As part of a company-held program to support the local community, employees from the Celgene Global Quality Systems and Compliance team took part in a service project to benefit SAGE Eldercare, making 20 fleece blankets to be distributed to SAGE’s older adult clients.

“Celgene employees have a great passion for patients, but they also direct their passion ...

From Caring to Repairing, Summit Reverend's Relationship with SAGE Spans Parts of Five Decades

SUMMIT, NJ - The Reverend Kay Locke of Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit has a long history with SAGE Eldercare dating back to when she was in her 30’s and new to Summit, during which time she delivered Meals on Wheels to older adults in the community.

Now 80, Locke uses the SAGE Furniture Restoration Workshop for furniture repairs, including a favorite antique she ...

Veterans Benefits, Home Care Programs Detailed at SAGE Eldercare May 23

SUMMIT, NJ - Frank Quadrino, Manager of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, and Evan Kaltman, Managing Owner Veterans Home Care NYJ, LLC will discuss veterans benefits and home care programs at SAGE Eldercare May 23, beginning at 5 p.m.

Among the topics discussed will be the VA pension and The Veterans Home Care ...

Brilliant Life, Smart Phone: SAGE Teen Volunteer Teaches 99-Year-Old WWII Veteran How to Use Latest Technology

SUMMIT, NJ –  Hayward Wheaton will celebrate his 100th birthday on October 30, another milestone in an amazing life of the World War II veteran and Scotch Plains resident. Visiting Wheaton at his home is like taking a step back -- and through -- history, with the Jersey City-native remembering when he made $60 a month working as an elevator operator,, when the ...

Hoofin' It: Miniature Equine Visits SAGE Eldercare's Spend-A-Day Clients

SUMMIT, NJ - Five year-old miniature horse 'Michelangelo' from Hope’s Promise Farm in Chester, NJ trotted over to SAGE Eldercare in Summit to visit SAGE's Spend-A-Day Clients. It was the first visit for 'Michelangelo' and his owner, Maureen Coultas.

“There was a lot of laughter and smiling,” said Coultas. “Everyone was engaged.” ...

Big Idea, Little Stress: Program Discusses How to Avoid Being Overwhelmed by Downsizing May 15 at SAGE

SUMMIT, NJ - Downsizing can be overwhelming for older adults, but it doesn't have to be.

Doreen Hall and Anne Bangs of TLC Relocation Specialists will conduct a free, open-to-the-public information session entitled 'Thinking of Downsizing?' May 15 at SAGE Eldercare detailing the advantages of downsizing, the common misconceptions and, more importantly, how to ...

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