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 »
SAGE Eldercare will host a program for veterans: Understanding Veterans Benefits, which will include information about healthcare and the Veteran’s Home care VetAssist Program. 1:00 – 2:00 pm, SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit. To register or for more information, please call 908.598.5548 or email email@example.com.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 »
Do you wish you could communicate better with your hearing loss partner, friend or loved one? Are you a person with hearing loss who wishes you could communicate better? This workshop given by Patt Dobbs, author and President of the Hearing Loss Association of America will help. 4:00 – 5:00 pm, SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit. To register or for more information, please call 908.598.5548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.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 email@example.com. To make an appointment with a SHIP counselor, please call: 908.273.6999 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.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.