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…Find out more »
A support group for caregivers is led by Licensed Clinical Social Worker and InfoCare Manager Kathy Larkin. The groups will cover topics such as coping with caregiver emotions and managing stress, navigating care options, and defining our roles as caregivers. Registration is required for this free group by calling 908.598.5509.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
The annual Fall Prevention forum with Overlook Medical Center will include experts teaching how to prevent a fall in and outside of the home. The forum will include a LifeStation medical alert devices display, an exercise demo, free balance assessments, bone density screenings, and blood pressure checks.Find out more »
Join SAGE for the Open House of its Spend-A-Day, adult day health care, program. There will be entertainment and refreshments and the SAGE staff will be on hand to give tours and answer any questions.Find out more »
The SAGE Resale Shop will hold a special jewelry sale, starting October 2 at 10 am, and continuing until the merchandise is sold out. The Resale Shop, located at 31B Chatham Road, Summit, and open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, offers an ever-changing selection of quality goods, at reasonable prices, for shoppers. Purchases at the Resale Shop benefit the programs and services offered by non-profit SAGE Eldercare. In addition, the Resale Shop accepts donations during business…Find out more »
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.