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October 2019

Monday Gentle Chair Yoga

Monday, October 21, 11:30 am -- 12:30 pm
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SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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$10

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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Fun-to-be-Fit Exercise Class

Tuesday, October 22, 10:15 am -- 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Cost $10 per session, held weekly on Tuesday and Friday.  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: education@sageeldercare.org.

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Tai Chi

Tuesday, October 22, 11:30 am -- 12:45 pm
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SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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$10

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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Wednesday Gentle Chair Yoga

Wednesday, October 23, 11:30 am -- 12:30 pm
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SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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$10

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 and meditation…

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Bereavement Group

Thursday, October 24, 2:00 pm -- 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 11/07/2019

290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Kathy Larkin, SAGE InfoCare Manager

SAGE Eldercare is offering a free, 8 week bereavement support group beginning September 19, for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year. The group meets on Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Nov 7, 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Attendees must register. Please call 908-598-5509 or email klarkin@sageeldercare.org. The support group will be led by Kathy Larkin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and SAGE’s InfoCare Manager. “Adjusting to the loss of a…

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Medicare 101 Program Sept 19, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 21

Thursday, October 31, 12:30 pm -- 1:30 pm
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One event on 10/31/2019 at 12:30pm

One event on 11/07/2019 at 12:30pm

One event on 11/21/2019 at 12:30pm

290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) at SAGE will host a free program to discuss Medicare plans and options, and answer questions. Held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, the Medicare 101 program will take place Thursdays 12:30 - 1:30 on September 19, October 31, November 7 and November 21. This is not a series. The same information will be covered all four dates. SAGE Eldercare serves as the SHIP representative for Union County. Staff and volunteers are available…

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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, including Fun-to-be-Fit, Gentle Chair Yoga, and Tai Chi, are open to anyone 60 years of age and older. 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 hosts free caregiver support groups that are open to the public. Led by SAGE’s Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in eldercare, the groups offer opportunities for discussion about topics including the challenges and trials of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, balancing work and caregiving, long-distance caregiving, navigating the healthcare system, coping with caregiver emotions and managing stress, and defining caregiver roles. Groups specifically for spouses that are caregivers or for adult children who are caregivers meet frequently.



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