Join us for this informative program with Alicia O’Connor, MSW, LCSW where she will discuss symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and steps to maintain cognition. Ms. O’Connor will highlight advances in Alzheimer’s research, clinical trial opportunities and the hope for the future. Participants are welcome to participate in a cognitive self assessment following the program. Results will be available the following day. Ms. O’Connor serves as a Clinician and Research liaison at the Cognitive and Research Center of New…Find out more »
Join us for this very informative program led by a representative from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). Learn how to protect yourself from scams and scammers. This program is designed to teach older adults how to detect and fight back against scammers with proven resources and tools to help you spot and avoid identity theft and other fraud. Light refreshments will be served. Call to register, 908-598-5548 or email email@example.comFind 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.