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Aging in Place

COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS:

Lisa Wisotsky ljlwisotsky@gmail.com

Cynthia Cohain Cynthia@cohain.us

RESOURCES:


- Bergen County ADRC Key Services Guide for Older Adults and Caregivers - click here to view.

- Age-Friendly Englewood, community wide projects

Proposed projects include the following:

· Second Sunday concerts at the Public Library – a series of free concerts at 5 PM on the second Sunday of each month, featuring known area musicians.

· Community Chest Mental Health Conference in Spring 2020 that will include sessions on issues impacting older adults, such as loneliness, anxiety, isolation, and depression.

· Benches on hills and sidewalks - Work with City Engineer and DPW to purchase and install benches to improve walkability into and out of the Central Business District.

· Intergenerational programs with Bergen Family Center – Englewood teens will develop and execute projects with clients in Bergen Family Center's Adult Day Care center; they will also help seniors with chores, technology, etc.

· Community Garden with Englewood Housing Authority - Design and develop a community garden at the senior residence at 111 West Street.

· Blood Pressure Monitoring program - Provide blood pressure kits to up to 30 older adult residents who complete 8 weeks of blood pressure monitor training through the Dept. of Health.

· Older Americans Month Celebration - Sponsor “A Night of Doo-Wop and Rock & Roll” at BergenPAC on May 16 to inspire and illustrate that older adults enjoy getting out and being active

· and more

For information about Age-Friendly Englewood call 201-591-5162, email

agefriendlyenglewood@gmail.com,  go to www.age-friendlyenglewood.org or click here for the info.

- SESCIL Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

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