3/25/2019 5 Comments
Finding affordable housing in Bergen County can feel like a search for water in a desert. Demand is high, supply is low; and on top of those tough market realities, there is no universal application or wait list for all of the affordable units that are scattered around the region, in buildings managed by entities many have never heard of.
Signs of new construction can be found across Teaneck, creating some opportunities for older adults looking for a more affordable or manageable type of housing.
But with high demand for affordable units in many new and old buildings, older adults might need to look for other
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.
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.