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 4 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.
1/31/2021 2 Comments
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.
10/6/2020 0 Comments
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 0 Comments
Here is their contact information for District 37 legistors and a sample letter to mail or e-mail:
In the wake of the economic devastation caused by the Coronavirus, the state of New Jersey may cut funding this year to two property tax relief programs that many longtime Teaneck residents need to afford living in their homes.
Age-Friendly Teaneck is pleased to announce recent changes to our leadership team, which, we are confident, will help us sustain and expand our efforts to make Teaneck as great a place to grow old as it is to grow up.
Another affordable senior housing residence is coming to Teaneck, one that will include community space for wellness programs and other supportive services for older adults living in the building and in the surrounding 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.