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February 2019

Caregiver Support Group for Adult Children

Monday, February 11, 7:00 pm -- 8:30 pm
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One event on 03/25/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 04/08/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 04/22/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 05/06/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 05/20/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 06/03/2019 at 7:00pm

One event on 06/17/2019 at 7:00pm

SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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Free
Kathy Larkin, SAGE InfoCare Manager

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.

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Fun-to-be-Fit Exercise Class

Tuesday, February 12, 10:15 am -- 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Cost $10 per session, held weekly on Tuesday and Friday.  This fun-filled exercise class is designed to improve overall fitness for all levels.  Each one hour class is divided into four components: cardiovascular, strength and balance training, flexibility and stretching and relaxation.  To register and for additional information, please call 908.598.5548 or register via email: education@sageeldercare.org.

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Tai Chi

Tuesday, February 12, 11:30 am -- 12:45 pm
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SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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$10

Each weekly class, held on Tuesdays, costs $10 per session. Research shows that the type of movement in Tai Chi improves balance, bone density, arthritis symptoms, immune function, mental acuity, and cardiovascular fitness.  Additionally, Tai Chi is a very beneficial form of exercise as a means of preventing falls and injuries.   The instructor, Judith Rew, is an affiliated instructor with the Tai Chi Academy of North Jersey and began her training in Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi with Holly Sweeney-Hillman…

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New Bereavement Group to Start February 5

Tuesday, February 12, 2:00 pm -- 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 03/26/2019

290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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SAGE Eldercare will offer a new free, 8 week bereavement support group beginning February 5, for people age 60 and older who have lost a spouse in the last year.  The support group will be led by Kathy Larkin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and SAGE’s InfoCare Manager.  “Adjusting to the loss of a spouse is a life-changing event and an ongoing process. During the first year, the world can feel like a different place to the one who is grieving.…

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Wednesday Gentle Chair Yoga

Wednesday, February 13, 11:30 am -- 12:30 pm
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SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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$10

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…

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AARP Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 14, 9:00 am -- 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until 04/11/2019

290 Broad Street
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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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…

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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.



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