Seniors Scoop

September 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare will again team with Atlantic Healthcare System to offer its annual Fall Prevention Forum on Wednesday, September 26, beginning at 10 a.m. The free program will focus on balance and fall prevention in and outside of the home. Included in the two-hour session will be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Celebrating the more than 300 volunteers that annually help the organization fulfill its mission,  SAGE Eldercare hosted its Annual Luncheon at Summit's Grand Summit Hotel. Volunteers help SAGE each year with everything from assisting with the Spend-A-Day program and delivering Meals ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Summit residents are invited to join other Union County residents age 60 and older at a public meeting to discuss their concerns and needs. The meeting will be hosted by staff of the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection on July 24, from 9:30 - 11 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Featuring an 'Under The Sea' theme, the eighth annual Senior Prom at SAGE Eldercare for participants of SAGE’s Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Care Program was filled with dancing, singing, laughter and treats, with nearly everyone either on the dance floor or singing and swaying along in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — BAYADA Home Health Care was founded 43 years ago in Philadelphia with a purpose of helping people live safely at home with comfort, independence and dignity. Now a national industry leader with a presence in five countries, BAYADA operates a local Westfield office that serves 120 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Interacting with clients from SAGE Eldercare’s Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center, a group of student nurses from Seton Hall University spent the morning doing physical assessments including checking vital signs and weight. This is the fourth year of a community project partnership ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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,” ...

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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 ...

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SAGE Eldercare Offers Spousal Bereavement Support Group Starting June 5 SUMMIT, NJ — A new free, eight-week bereavement support group beginning will be offered by SAGE Eldercare beginning June 5, for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year. The group will be led by Kathy ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Matthew E. Barnas, a geriatric psychiatrist and Director of NJ Memory & Behavioral Care in Cedar Knolls and Springfield, will lead a program at SAGE Eldercare May 3, from 12 - 1 p.m., discussing the prevalence of depression and anxiety among older adults, the signs and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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” ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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