Just for Seniors

April 19, 2021

WARREN, NJ - The spring musical is back! The Watchung Hills Regional High School Performing Arts program will present the Broadway musical Into The Woods on May 13 and 14 at 7:30 pm and May 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the school's outdoor theatre. Into The Woods is a multi-Tony ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Friday that the State will expand vaccine eligibility to include people 55 and over starting April 5. The following groups are eligible for vaccination once the expansion is in effect: Age 55+ Individuals age 16+ with intellectual and ...

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Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Push to reach seniors nets over 60,000 appointments as program moves to ...

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Somerset County Senior Centers will be closed until March 31 All Somerset County-operated senior wellness centers will continue to follow public healthcare guidelines for the safety of its clients and caregivers by remaining temporarily ...

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WARREN, NJ - Be aware. A Broadway Road resident reported theft by deception on Tuesday after $18,000 cash was sent by courier to alleviate a situation that was revealed to be an ongoing scam targeting grandparents duped into sending “bail money” for their grandchildren. Warren police were able to ...

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Struggling in the COVID-19 economy, customers wait as state and utility companies face March 15 deadline. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Deputy Mayor Victor Sordillo presented a framed copy of a proclamation issued at the last meeting of the Warren Township Committee  to Terry Westerhaug, territory manager of Comfort Keepers in Warren on Friday. In recognition of National Caregivers Day on Feb. 19, the Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ - After a presentation by Warren Recreation Director Joe Passaro, the Warren Township Committee voted to adopt a $1.78 million bond ordinance to move forward with the redevelopment and expansion of the municipal pavilion. The committee also passed a resolution to seek grant funding from ...

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Office on Aging & Disability Is Closed to Walk-Ins, Zoom Programs Are Open SOMERVILLE, NJ – Due to the impending storm, Meals on Wheels deliveries are canceled tomorrow, Feb. 18. Clients are encouraged to use the frozen meals or the shelf-stable meals that were delivered earlier in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Booking an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination is fraught with roadblocks for everyone. Enter Kristof Slevens, who was born and raised in Berkeley Heights. His mother, Wendy, said he told her he had seen “many seniors on the forums who were having trouble making an ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Coronavirus-related scams that specifically target senior citizens — in an attempt to gain their personal information — are circulating in Monmouth County, according to law enforcement officials. And with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, they’ve taken on a new twist and sense ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Deadline for Senior Freeze property tax relief program is extended through February 1, 2021. The Program is a property tax reimbursement program for eligible seniors and disable residents. In order to receive a property tax reimbursement, seniors must be eligible. For ...

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NEW JERSEY — Be sure to remember scout’s honor when seeking a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey. Roughly 300 locations, including as many as six mega-sites, will rely on the honesty and goodwill of residents in its mission to vaccinate the 1A priority group: frontline healthcare workers, law ...

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STOCKTON, NJ - Despite the hindrance of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jeff Silverman found a way to celebrate his father's 100th birthday Jan. 8 with friends and family. He asked those who know Lloyd Silverman to email a 30-second video tribute reflecting their interactions with the longtime Somerville ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - ’Tis the season to gather with a limited number of friends and family, warmed by the glow of our hearts and hearths during this lingering pandemic. It is also the perfect opportunity to check in with elder family members, many of whom have been socially isolated and stuck ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — You're early, maybe. Daylight Saving Time ended at 2 a.m. Sunday.  This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers and tablets. Those with clocks, watches and other nonautomated devices will have to manually change the time, plus personal ...

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FANWOOD, NJ – The coronavirus pandemic undoubtedly took a harsh toll on the elderly. Nearly 80% of the deaths in New Jersey have occurred among residents 65 and over. Almost half of the deaths (47%) were of residents 80 or older, Gov. Phil Murphy reported during his daily COVID press conference on ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Claiming that Gov. Phil Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli could have done more to save the lives of the elderly, a group Health Dept. workers wrote to state lawmakers to say they "have no idea what specific data points the governor uses to make decisions, because ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday said that he is ordering over 120 National Guard troops to assist at long-term care facilities hard hit by the pandemic. Long-term care facilities in New Jersey had reported 4,556 COVID-19 associated deaths and 24,874 cases at their 513 centers by ...

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