11/8/2022 0 Comments
Work Begins on New Affordable Senior Apartments, Community Center in NE Teaneck
The Bright Side Family and its partners hosted a Nov. 2 groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of a project to build a new affordable apartment building for seniors and a community center in Northeast Teaneck. Rising in place of a former public works building at 1425 Teaneck Road will be an attractively landscaped 5-story building with 40 independent-living apartments.
10/5/2022 1 Comment
Age-Friendly Teaneck Leaders Among Statewide Presenters, Participants at "Virtual Fair"
More than 260 people – including key government, business, non-profit and academic leaders -participated in New Jersey’s Age-Friendly Virtual Fair, a first-of-its-kind showcase of the diverse work underway to make the Garden State a better place to grow old.
6/14/2022 3 Comments
Teaneck Business Discount Program will help Teaneck Seniors and Teaneck Businesses
Age-Friendly Teaneck will be joining the Township, the Senior Citizens Advisory Board, Chamber of Commerce and several Teaneck business associations in an exciting new initiative that we will bring more business to Teaneck stores and restaurants while providing an incentive to Teaneck seniors who prefer to shop and dine locally.
Thanks to a new grant from the county and pledges of support from financial institutions in the region, The Bright Side Family will soon launch a pilot program offering free money-management services to low- and moderate-income Bergen County residents over age 60.
1/20/2022 6 Comments
Coming Soon to Teaneck Road - New Senior Apartment Building and Community Center
Ground will be broken this spring on an affordable senior-citizen apartment building that will house a new community health-and-wellness center in northeast Teaneck.
A transformation is underway at Bright Side Manor in Teaneck – an expansion that will allow the non-profit-run community residence to respond to changing times and continue serving as one of the region’s few affordable assisted living alternatives.
Thanks to the support received from several of Teaneck’s prominent institutions and dozens of individuals, businesses and organizations, Age-Friendly Teaneck has been awarded matching funds from A Community Thrives, a crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK.
1/31/2021 2 Comments
Age-Friendly Teaneck Partners on Program to Help Older Residents "Open New Digital Doors"
Older adults in Teaneck don’t have to miss out on the world of video-chat, or be outsmarted by their smart phones.
Age-Friendly Teaneck has joined with Teaneck Public Library, Teaneck Public Schools and Teaneck Township on a new program to help older adults master the digital world.
A survey of Teaneck’s older residents revealed that a sizeable percentage were unaware of key Township services and did not have access to the technology that could help them connect with loved ones and needed services as the pandemic stretches on.
7/31/2020 5 Comments
Please Reach Out to Lawmakers for Property Tax Relief for Older Residents, Those with Disabilities
Here is their contact information for District 37 legistors and a sample letter to mail or e-mail:
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.