Housing is a hot topic now in Teaneck, and two recent Township-sponsored forums on the subject serve as good illustrations of the themes that Age- Friendly Teaneck has been sounding in its effort to raise awareness of the challenges of aging in place in a suburban community.
Seniors with low- and moderate incomes may be eligible for one-on-one tax preparation assistance through one of these two programs, both of which have locations in Bergen County
The Bergen County Division of Senior Services is hosting a caregiving conference this spring that offers a range of information - from guidance on hospital discharges to the benefits of aromatherapy. See the full schedule of offerings listed below.
Below is a written statement presented at the development forum:
Good evening, I’m Jackie Kates, project coordinator of Age-Friendly Teaneck, a community initiative established to ensure that Teaneck residents can age-in-place in their homes and community.
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The 248-unit, five-story Avalon Bay apartment currently rising on Windsor Road has reserved 25 apartments for residents whose incomes are deemed very low, low, or moderate.
Monthly rents for those specially designated apartments will range from as low as $328 to as high as $1,162,
Age-Friendly Teaneck is partnering with religious leaders to identify and assist vulnerable older adults who might be living increasingly homebound lives.
Age-Friendly Teaneck’s leadership team met recently with representatives from several congregations to discuss
At 94, Ethel feels at home in her Teaneck apartment, and she’s very attached to the friends she’s made in her twice-weekly visits to the township senior center, where she enjoys exercising and taking classes on writing and “cerebral gymnastics.”
Two waiting lists for affordable housing in northern New Jersey are opening up for new applications.
The Housing Authority of Bergen County will be accepting pre-applications for its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program over a five-day period this month, beginning Monday, Jan. 14, through Friday, Jan. 18.
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The New Year brings some changes to Medicare that are aimed at making it easier for beneficiaries to switch plans if they decide they want to pick a different Medicare Advantage plan or return to traditional Medicare.
In the past, new and current enrollees in Medicare had faced more limitations if they wanted to make a change
Age-Friendly Teaneck has sparked a lot of conversations. About housing, transportation, health, quality of life and ultimately about this essential question: How do we make sure the Township is a place where people can live at all ages and stages of life in safety, comfort and dignity?
Who We Are
Age-Friendly Teaneck formed in 2016 with this mission in mind: A great place to grow up should be a great place to grow old.