Studies show that volunteering is good for the body and mind, as well as good for the community. Older adults can bring experience, skills and talent as volunteers, and benefit from the social interaction and training opportunities. In our newest Aging Insights, Joyce Campbell (CEO of the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen), Lynne Toye (Executive Director, […]
Four years ago, a new, contagious disease was identified – Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Join Executive Director Cathy Rowe and guest, Dr. Meg Fisher to talk about where we stand today against this disease and the newest vaccine to fight it. Dr. Fisher, Special Advisor to NJ’s Commissioner of Health explains how COVID has changed, […]
Some changes in vison are natural with age, many are not. Loss of vision can impact quality of life, our independence and our self-confidence. It’s important to learn what can be done to help you maintain the best vision possible. Don’t let the fear of going to the doctor or outdated perceptions of eye care […]
Ignoring hearing loss does not make it go away. Join retired social worker Pearl Feder and author Arlene Romoff to learn from their professional and personal experiences on how you can stay connected and engaged with technology, skills and support.
The good news is, we are living longer. The other news is, we have to plan for how to remain financially secure for a longer life. Join us as financial planner Jim Parks walks through the important thing to consider as you plan for a long and secure life.
Falling is one of the scariest words for older adults. It conjures up fear of declining health, injury and a slippery slide towards losing independence. But it does not have to be that way. Join us to learn about replacing the fear of falling with tools for fall prevention. In this episode, we talk about […]
Traveling is back! It has been 3 long years since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most traveling. Now as the world is opening up again, it is time to think of where you want to go and how you are going to get there. Join us with guest Tyler Sajacz, a veteran of the travel […]
Learn about this new program offered to all NJ residents over 60 by the NJ Division of Aging Services with Deputy Division Director of the Division of Aging Services, Melissa Chalker, MSW. To support older residents, promote aging well and fight the challenges of social isolation the Division of Aging services has partnered with GetSetUp […]
Meet author Kathleen Rooney and her amazing 83-year-old character, Lilliam Boxfish.
‘Tis the season. As many of us are busy preparing for Holidays and making important decisions for next year, scammers and fraud schemes are busy trying to take advantage of older adults . In this episode of Aging Insights, learn how to Stop Senior Fraud with our special guests, Christine Newman, Director of Community Outreach […]