Seniors Scoop

April 15, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Requests for 'Meals on Wheels' continue to come to SAGE Eldercare, whose services to the community's most vulnerable are needed more than ever during the coronavirus outbreak. Likewise, SAGE’s dedicated staff and volunteers are still coming in, packing up meals and delivering them to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hiltiop City-based grassroots organization 'Summit Marches On' has mobilized a group of approximately 100 volunteers to help seniors and immune-compromised neighbors during the COVID-19 outbreak. The volunteers are matched with requests for errands. 'Summit Marches On' has ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare, via SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) at SAGE, will host a free program to discuss Medicare plans and options, and answer questions. The 'Medicare 101' sessions will be held at SAGE on the following dates March 18 April 15 May 20 June ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Following a free viewing of the movie 'The Farewell' -- which stars Awkwafina, Golden Globe winner for Best Actress -- a panel discussion was held sponsored by 'Your Decisions Matter'. 'Your Decisions Matter' is a new program from SAGE Eldercare funded by Atlantic Health System’s ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City seniors, age 60 and older, can choose from a variety of fitness and wellness classes made available by the City of Summit Department of Community Programs. Offerings, all of which take place at the Summit Community Center and are available to Summit residents for an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – As #GivingTuesday approaches, SAGE Eldercare is asking the community to assist the Summit-based organization's efforts to provide older adults with healthy produce. On December 3 -- the 2019 date for #GivingTuesday -- SAGE s focusing on providing its Meals on Wheels clients with ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare is participating in the 2019 Subaru 'Share the Love' event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national 'Share the Love' charitable partners supported through the promotion. Now through January 2, Subaru of America will donate $250 for every new Subaru ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In honor of Veterans Day, SAGE Eldercare will welcome special guest Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) William (Bill) Rapp on November 12, beginning at 2:15 p.m. Rapp, who served 21 years in the US Army and was in the 5th Special Forces unit in Vietnam for two years, will lead a discussion ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare will host Dr. Michelle Papka Ph. D., Director and Founder of the Cognitive and Research Center of New Jersey, who will discuss the current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease on November 4, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Dr.

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SUMMIT, NJ - In celebration of its 65 years serving as a community leader in older adult care, Summit-based nonprofit SAGE Eldercare will hold a 'Birthday Bash' at Canoe Brook Country Club on November 7, beginning at 6 p.m. The celebration will pay homage to SAGE's Founders and the nonprofit’s ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In conjunction with Atlantic Health System / New Vitality, SAGE Eldercare will host a Fall Prevention program on September 26, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The free, interactive session includes: blood pressure screening, pharmacist medication overview, physical therapists, balance and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Everything seniors need to know about Medicare changes and new plans will be detailed when The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) at SAGE Eldercare will host a free program entitled 'Medicare 2020' on September 19, October 31, November 7 and November 21. Each ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare will offer a new 8-week bereavement support group beginning September 19, for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year. The free support group will be led by Kathy Larkin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and SAGE’s InfoCare Manager. “Adjusting ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has been awarded a grant from the Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement that will enable the company to present a series of eight cabaret performances for area seniors. Dreamcatcher has been bringing seniors original programming for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Featuring a rockin’ 50’s theme and including music, dancing and ice cream sodas,SAGE Eldercare recently held its Ninth Annual Senior Prom for participants of SAGE’s Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Care Program and their families. The event's main attraction was entertainer Stephen Fuller, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare recently honored four volunteers -- Summit's Christine Galiardo, Marie Francois of Elizabeth, Cynthia Orsini of Florham Park and Kaitlyn Szot of Chatham -- at its annual meeting hosted on the Morris Avenue campus of Celgene. Approximately 300 volunteers annually assist ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare and the Alzheimer's Association will host a program dedicated to 'Communicating with Alzheimer's Disease' on June 18, 2 - 3 p.m. Attendees will learn about the communication changes that take place throughout the course of the disease and hear ways that they can ...

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