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Students Visit SAGE Spend-A-Day Clients

April 19, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ – SAGE Eldercare's Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center provides seniors with structured social, physical and cognitive activities, meals planned by a registered dietician, and support for participants and families from a geriatric social worker.

Spend-A-Day is licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services as an adult day medical program and is staffed ...

New Medicare Cards Feature Anti-Fraud, Identity Theft Prevention Mechanism

ELIZABETH, NJ - In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, Union County’s senior adults are reminded that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of Health and Human ...

County's Resources for Older Adults Program Hosted at SAGE Apr. 24

SUMMIT, NJ - The Union County Division of Aging and Disability Resources will lead a discussion on the latest services available to older adults in Union County in a program held at SAGE Eldercare April 24, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

The discussion, led by Outreach Coordinator Donna Farrell, will include, among other subjects:

Medicaid managed long term services and ...

County's Senior Services 'ASK' Kiosk Makes Area Stops Apr. 13-25

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County's Aging Service Kiosk (ASK) is set to make stops at Mountainside, Union and other area locations beginning April 13. The kiosk provides Union County residents information about services for senior adults age 60 along with one-on-one guidance with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability ...

Program Detailing Alzheimer's-Related Behavioral Changes Held at SAGE Apr. 3

SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare will host a program about the behavioral changes that occur in those with Alzheimer’s disease April 3, from 6 - 7 p.m. The informational session, led by staff from Alzheimer's New Jersey, will highlight behavioral changes in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia that pose concerns for family caregivers. 

As the disease progresses, ...

Watson and Weinstein Perform Free Public Concert at SAGE Apr. 4

SUMMIT, NJ – Members of the public are invited to a free concert -- featuring producer and soloist Mark Watson and composer, conductor and pianist Seth Weinstein -- on April 4, beginning at 2 p.m., at SAGE Eldercare in Summit.

The performance for SAGE's Spend-A-Day clients and all that attend, is presented by Music for All Seasons, sponsored by the Union ...

A Day to Remember: Overlook Hosts Conference on Memory Loss and Dementia

SUMMIT, NJ – Everything you never knew you needed to know about dementia was covered in “A Day to Remember: A conference for Those Living with Memory Loss,” held on March 24 at Overlook Medical Center. 

More than 100 people attended the event, which featured exhibitor tables set up by Summit-based SAGE Eldercare and the Alzheimer’s Association, lectures on: ...

SAGE Offers Program Detailing Warning Signs of Elder Abuse Apr. 6

SUMMIT, NJ - Annually. approximately four million older Americans are victims of physical, psychological and-or other forms of abuse and neglect, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Elder abuse refers to intentional or neglectful acts by a caregiver or “trusted” individual that lead to, or may lead to, harm of a vulnerable senior.

SAGE Eldercare ...

Pulling The Strings: Harpist Performs for SAGE Eldercare Spend-A-Day Clients

SUMMIT, NJ – SAGE Eldercare Spend-A-Day clients were recently treated to an afternoon of music by harpist Diane Michaels, with Michaels entertaining those in attendance with song and sharing the story of the instrument's origin.

The concert was presented by Music for All Seasons, sponsored by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, and made ...

SAGE Pairs Teens with Seniors to Offer Free Cellphone Help for Older Adults

SUMMIT, NJ – Ninety-two years young, Thelma Wasserman can finally use her cell phone properly thanks in large part to a new program offered through SAGE Eldercare, Teen Smartphone Support.

The free program, teams a tech-savvy teenager with an older adult in the adult’s home to answer all their cell phone questions. Sessions include learning to FaceTime, use Facebook, text, ...

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