Your Resource for 55 & Over Living in Ridgewood

Special Message

During these difficult times when so many are suffering from COVID-19 we are doing everything we can to be a helpful resource. We encourage you to sign up for our email updates at the bottom of this page. Past email newsletters can be found via the News tab above then see the Newsletter Archive to the right on that page. Also, please use the Contact Us page to be in touch and we will do our best to help.

Our Mission

To bring older adults into the conversation as our community plans for the future.

To enrich the community through addressing physical spaces, mobility, and healthy lifestyles.

To create opportunities for volunteerism and social and civic engagement.




Ridgewood Age Friendly Housing

Housing options and affordability are primary concerns. This resource listing may assist older adults with information on options and assistance.

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Ridgewood is fortunate to have many private and public transportation services for older adults. You can find services to assist with your transportation needs here.

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Health / Medical

AFR Yoga in the Park

Many services are available for older adults to provide assistance with medical and mental health needs, fitness, nutrition, insurance, and supportive services.

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Community Resources from Age Friendly Ridgewood

A variety of organizations and agencies provide services, information, volunteer opportunities and social gatherings to Ridgewood’s older adults.

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Ridgewood is a Great Place to Live!

Highlighted in our survey responses were these strengths:

  • Curb appeal, property values
  • Availability of quality medical services
  • Public transportation and general walkability
  • Variety of recreational activities
  • Municipal services
  • Longevity of residents and social connections