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SAGE's Annual Meeting & Awards May 29 HONOREES: - Cynthia Orsini - The Agnes N. Badgley Award - Christine Galiardo - The Bob Abelson Carry the Torch Award - Kaitlyn Szot - The Ben Zukoff Outstanding Youth Award - Marie Francois - Health Aide of the Year Award WHEN: Wednesday, May 29th at 6:30 pm WHERE: Celgene's J Conference Center Grand Ballroom 86 Morris Avenue, Summit INFO: For more information, contact Jean Finsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-598-5504Find out more »
A support group for adult children who act as their parents’ caregivers will be led by Licensed Clinical Social Worker and InfoCare Manager Kathy Larkin. The groups will cover topics such as balancing work and the needs of their families, long-distance caregiving, family conflicts, finding resources, and navigating the healthcare system. Registration is required for this free group by calling 908.598.5509.Find out more »
Discover how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain and what the cause and risk factors are. Learn how to determine if it is Alzheimer’s disease and the benefits of early detection. Strategies to help you and your family address a diagnosis will also be covered. 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Registration is required, please call 800-272-3900.Find out more »
Some of New Jersey’s most exciting history can be found in its more than two dozen parks, historic battlefields and abandoned forges. Led by photographer and American history lecturer Kevin Woyce, this program includes original photography of many of our beautiful state parks, plus vintage maps and images of historic people, places, and events, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Registration is required. Please call 908-598-5548 or email email@example.com.Find out more »
SAGE will host SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) to discuss Medicare plans and options. 1:00 – 2:00 pm, SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit. To register or for more information, please call 908.598.5548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To make an appointment with a SHIP counselor, please call: 908.273.6999 or email: email@example.com.Find out more »
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 1:00 – 2:00 pm on Thursdays: May 9, June 13, July 11 and August 8. SAGE Eldercare serves as the SHIP representative for Union County. Staff and volunteers are available for free, personalized, confidential and objective Medicare counseling on decisions about coverage; help…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.