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?
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The Teaneck Department of Health and Human Services recently relocated its social services offices to the 2nd Floor of the Richard Rodda Center. Officials believe the widely used recreation center will be a more convenient location for residents than the previous office located inside the municipal complex.
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More than half of US households are now headed by someone 50 or over, according to a new report released in November by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. The living arrangements, financial resources, health, and functional abilities of those households will present serious challenges in the years to come. The new report, which supplements the Center’s annual State of the Nation’s Housing report, cautions that baby boomers, who will soon begin turning 80, will increasingly need more accessible and supportive housing than currently available. It also warns that many households in their 50s and early 60s may not be financially prepared for retirement. Fewer of these households are homeowners or have built the wealth of their predecessors at the same age.
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An older resident is ailing and can no longer shower or cook a meal without help. An exhausted caregiver is reaching the breaking point, but there’s little money to pay for outside help.
In each scenario, the need for elder care assistance is getting desperate – but the task of trying to find it can feel
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.