Learn about the communication changes that take place throughout the course of the disease. Decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and respond in ways that are helpful. Identify strategies to connect and communicate at each stage of the disease, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Registration is required. Please call 800-272-3900.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 »
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: email@example.com.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 »
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.