Our Wednesday pilot Village Senior Van Service is changing because we have found the service to be used less than expected. The service will be available the first and third Wednesdays of February, March and April (February 7 and 21, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 18). Tuesday and Thursday service has not changed. […]
Age Friendly Ridgewood is a non profit collaboration of Ridgewood citizens and organizations working for the past two years on making Ridgewood aware of the needs of those 55 and over and creating projects aimed at addressing those needs. Because of our grant funding from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation plus additional funding from […]
Did you know that every Wednesday the Ridgewood Senior Bus provides roundtrip free bus transportation to the Interstate Mall in Ramsey? You can enjoy a wide variety of stores including: Shoprite Michaels (crafts) Old Navy Bed, Bath & Beyond Five Below Dress Barn Children’s Place Let’s Pretend Toy Store CVS Hearing Aid Store Eyeglass Place […]
We are excited to have been included in a New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute paper about Aging and Wellness. You can read the full paper here.
This week Age Friendly Ridgewood was thrilled and humbled to learn that the Board of the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation has approved our request for a second year of funding. We look forward to continuing our work with Julia Stoumbos, Program Director of the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation, and the excellent people in the […]
Greater Bergen Community Action can help guide you on the path to economic security. Our local ESI Service Center offers a “one-stop shop” where you will receive referrals and assistance. The services are both private and anonymous. At your one-on-one meeting, an ESI case manager will look at all your needs and find the right […]
Age Friendly Ridgewood held a public meeting March 31 to talk about our progress and plans. If you missed the meeting please download the Power Point here. If you would like to get in touch with us please use our Contact Us page to reach us.
Thank you to all those who joined us for the volunteer fair! Enjoy some photos from that day thanks to NorthJersey.com!
New government data is sobering: The state has the highest rates nationally for diabetes and heart failure; second-highest rates for cancer and stroke, among other maladies Source: Interactive Map: Tracking Chronic Conditions Among NJ’s Medicare Clients – NJ Spotlight
Villagers are working on ways to make their town a better place for older residents. In coming years, there will be a rapid growth in the population aged 65 and over as the Baby Boomer generation heads into retirement. While the national trend may not reflect the reality of every single municipality in the country, a group of […]