Take Control of Your Health
6 FREE Workshops to change your life!
Are you living with arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic pain, anxiety, or other ongoing health conditions? Join us for six weekly interactive sessions created by Stanford University. These workshops will help you manage your health, stay active, and enjoy life!
Mondays: March 3 - April 7
At the workshop, you'll learn:
For more information or to register, call JoAnn Cohen at (908) 352-8375.
Do you have concerns about falling?
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and
YOU WILL LEARN TO:
8 sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays beginning March 12
Advance Registration Required
Families and caregivers needing answers to broader eldercare questions and help with community resources can contact Elderlink – a portal to all Greater MetroWest services for older adults and their families. Elderlink can be reached at (973) 765-9050 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the elderlink website at www.elderlinkmetrowest.org.
Elderlink has received generous funding from Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and Jewish Family Service and was established with initial funding from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.
The ability to get around is critical to remaining active and engaged. New Jersey enjoys the benefits of an excellent public transportation system that offers a safe and economical way to visit family and friends and to travel to stores, restaurants, doctors’ offices, and many other destinations. The guides below offer extensive information on transportation resources in Caldwell, Verona, South Orange, and West Orange. Each guide provides town-specific information along with general transportation information to help individuals understand and utilize the many available resources.more
|It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgement; and in these qualities old age is usually not only not poorer, but is even richer.
Cicero, 106-43 B.C.
There are numerous resources for caregivers to provide support and information to assist them in their role as caregiver.
» JFS MetroWest Elderlink
» JFS Central
» The Informed Caregiver: An Education Series for Caregivers of Aging Loved Ones
» State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services
» NJ State ADRC
Home Delivered Meals
Case Management/Geriatric Assessment
Donation of Goods
Housing Options in MetroWest
Long Term Care
Alzheimer's Special Care
Spirituality & Chaplaincy
Chaplaincy & Religious Support
Wellness and Sprituality
Family, friends, and neighbors act as caregivers for the elderly throughout our communities. Often they work alone and are the only support mechanism available for those most in need. Many do this in addition to multiple other responsibilities job, family, home, children. Caregivers may provide care full-time, part-time, or long distance.