10/5/2023 0 Comments
The Bright Side Family is pleased to announce some exciting developments to support the launch of Community Begins at Home, a new project that will offer home-safety assessments and increase advocacy on behalf of Teaneck residents aging with disabilities.
9/6/2023 0 Comments
The 2023 Exploring Careers in Aging internship program offered four Teaneck High School students a diverse range of experiences and learning opportunities.
A new state-grant-sponsored initiative in Teaneck aims to remedy the health and inclusivity challenges too often experienced by residents aging with disabilities. The new Community Begins at Home project launching this month is an outgrowth of Age-Friendly Teaneck.
11/8/2022 0 Comments
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
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
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
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.
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.