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May 2017

Memorial Day — SAGE Offices Closed

Monday, May 29
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Every year on the last Monday of

SAGE Eldercare, SAGE Resale Shop, and the Furniture Restoration Workshop are all closed today in observance of the holiday.

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$10

Fun-to-Be-Fit Exercise Class

05/30/2017, 10:15 am -- 11:15 am
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Every week
SAGE Eldercare,
290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Cost $10 per session, held weekly on Tuesday .  This fun-filled exercise class is designed to improve overall fitness for all levels.  Each one hour class is divided into four components: cardiovascular, strength and balance training, flexibility and stretching and relaxation.  To register and for additional information, please call 908.598.5548 or register via email: .

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$10

Tai Chi

Tuesday, May 30, 11:30 am -- 12:45 pm
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Every week
SAGE Eldercare,
290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Each weekly class, held on Tuesdays, costs $10 per session. Research shows that the type of movement in Tai Chi improves balance, bone density, arthritis symptoms, immune function, mental acuity, and cardiovascular fitness.  Additionally, Tai Chi is a very beneficial form of exercise as a means of preventing falls and injuries.   The instructor, Judith Rew, is an affiliated instructor with the Tai Chi Academy of North Jersey and began her training in Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi with Holly Sweeney-Hillman…

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Free

Visit SAGE at the Summit YMCA Health Fair

Wednesday, May 31, 9:30 am -- 11:30 am
The Summit YMCA,
67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 31, with SAGE at a multi-vendor Health Fair. It will be held 9:30 – 11:30 am at The Summit YMCA, 67 Maple Street, Summit.  

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$10

Wednesday Gentle Chair Yoga

Wednesday, May 31, 11:30 am -- 12:30 pm
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Every week
SAGE Eldercare,
290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Each weekly class, held on Mondays and Wednesdays, costs $10 per session.  Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Frequently, the chair yoga student is unable to participate in a traditional yoga class due to the effects of aging or disabilities. However, chair yoga is a great practice for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness. Studies have shown that gentle yoga…

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June 2017
Free

Bereavement Support Group

Thursday, June 1, 2:00 pm -- 3:00 pm
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Every week until 07/27/2017
SAGE Eldercare,
290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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This new group begins May 25 and meets every Thursday for 10 weeks, until July 27. It is for adults age 60 or older who have lost a spouse within the last year. Led by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kathy Larkin, InfoCare Manager at SAGE, the group’s purpose is to understand the grieving process, gain emotional support, and share coping strategies. Free, Thursdays, 2 – 3 pm, SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit.  Pre-registration is required. To register, or for…

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Community Education  SAGE hosts programs and events to help educate and provide resources for local residents.  Outside professionals are often brought in to discuss topics that are relevant to older adults, their families, and caregivers.

Exercise Classes  SAGE’s exercise classes are offered as an off-shoot of the fall prevention initiative, but are open to anyone 60 years of age and older.

Current classes are:
Fun-to-be-Fit
Gentle Chair Yoga
Tai Chi

The exercise programs are open to the public and are designed with a gentle approach for all fitness levels to improve strength, flexibility, and overall conditioning in an effort to prevent falls.

Support Groups  SAGE currently hosts three free caregiver support groups that are open to the public.  One group is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s New Jersey and provides an opportunity for family members and their caregivers to discuss the challenges and trials of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia.  This group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 10:00 am.  SAGE also offers one group specifically for spouses that are caregivers and one group for adult children who are caregivers.

 

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