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.
4/28/2020 1 Comment
Teaneck Library to Collect and Preserve History of Coronavirus and Impact on Township
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is quickly becoming the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we have faced since World War II. Bergen County has been the hardest hit in New Jersey by the coronavirus, and Teaneck has been at the epicenter.
2/21/2020 0 Comments
One of Teaneck's Tough Pedestrian Crossings Gets An Improvement Thanks to AARP Grant
The walk to Teaneck's municipal complex has just gotten a little easier, thanks to a new pedestrian-triggered warning light being added to the crosswalk at the intersection of Cedar Lane and Broad Street.
1/10/2020 2 Comments
Age-Friendly Teaneck To Continue its Community-Building Efforts in Next Two Years
Age-Friendly Teaneck is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded a renewal grant from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation, which will fund our community-building efforts for another two years.
We also would like to share news of our future plans, which include new partnerships with AARP New Jersey,
1/8/2020 0 Comments
New Teaneck History Commemorates Past as Township Approaches Milestone Anniversary
As Teaneck nears its 125th birthday, a local writer has produced a lovely present for those who want to learn more about the Township’s rich and diverse past.
On Jan. 27, Arcadia Publishing Company will release the newest in its series of local history books chronicling, in
12/18/2019 0 Comments
ITN North Jersey Ride Service Now Accepting Teaneck Clients, Still Seeking New Volunteers
** ITNAmerica ended its affiliation with ITNNorthJersey on January 30, 2021. Some information on this blog may be outdated.
ITN NorthJersey is a four-year-old program that relies on volunteers to drive older adults and those with visual impairments to the places they need – or want – to go.
Reading buddies. Math tutors. Lunch monitors. After-school club leaders. Clerical assistants. Teaneck Public Schools are seeking community volunteers to serve in a variety of roles, as part of a new vision the district is calling “The Teaneck Advantage.”
The organization Bergen Volunteers has long sought to connect people who want to give their time with people or organizations who need it. Two years ago, the non-profit decided to zero in on retirees as a potential source of new volunteer blood.
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.