Free tax counseling and preparation for middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those who are 60 years of age and older, is available at SAGE Eldercare, located at 290 Broad Street in Summit, on Thursdays from February 7 through April 11, 2019, from 9 am to 12 pm. Dates include: February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11. During the ten-week program, SAGE will host IRS-trained volunteer tax preparers from AARP. The…Find 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 »
Learn the fascinating history in this lecture by Kevin Woyce, author, photographer and lecturer specializing in regional American History. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was built and what she symbolizes, and learn about the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. A brief history of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park will be included as well as a slide show that includes original photography of…Find out more »
Vehicles have changed as well as technology. It’s important to stay up to date to ensure you keep driving safely. TransOptions, Inc will present a program outlining all the changes that have taken place since you first got your license. To register or for more information, please call 908-598-5548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »
SAGE Eldercare, SAGE Resale Shop, and the Furniture Restoration Workshop are all closed today in observance of the holiday.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.