Seniors Scoop

January 15, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare will offer a new free, eight-week bereavement support group -- beginning February 5 -- for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year. The support group will be led by Kathy Larkin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and SAGE’s InfoCare ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and SAGE Eldercare Board of Trustee, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' January 17, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older can speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services Division on Aging through 'ASK' -- the Aging Services Kiosk community outreach program -- which will visit the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare's Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center will benefit from a $3,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The SAGE Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center provides seniors with structured social, physical and cognitive activities, meals planned by a registered dietitian, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -Volunteers from the Summit Garden Club visited SAGE Eldercare on December 6, spending the morning with participants of the Spend-A-Day Adult Day Medical Health Center. The volunteers and Spend-A-Day clients worked together to create beautiful holiday bouquets. Everyone had a great ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The new 2018-19 SAGE Eldercare Senior Resource Guide is now available, and is currently being circulated to local senior centers, libraries, churches and synagogues, medical facilities, and other outlets that serve older adults and their families. Distributed in Union, Essex, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A new 10-week bereavement support group, for people 65 years of age and older who have lost a spouse in the last 12 months, will be offered by SAGE Eldercare beginning November 1. The group will meet weekly on Thursday afternoons from 2 - 3:30 p.m. through January 3 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) at SAGE will host a free program to discuss Medicare 2019 changes, plans, options, and answer questions at SAGE Eldercare on both October 16 and October 31. The session will occur both days from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. SAGE Eldercare ...

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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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