Land-Use Analysis of Aging Friendliness offers suggestions for the Village of Ridgewood improvements. Non-Profit New Jersey Future created this report with funding from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation in collaboration with Age Friendly Ridgewood. Download the full report.
This excellent resource was just released from Justice in Aging. It provides 25 common nursing home problems and how to resolve them. If you have a loved one in a nursing home or are considering one, be sure to review this comprehensive document. 25 Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them.
Beginning Wednesday September 5 Ridgewood’s Senior Van will be driven by Billy each week 9:30-2:30 within towns contiguous to Ridgewood. This will be similar to Thursday’s service and likewise appointments should be made ahead by calling 201-670-5500 x203. The van will not regularly go to Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey as it has been, but if residents […]
Dr. Thomas Perls visited Ridgewood on May 17th, 2018 to speak with one hundred Ridgewood High School students and faculty members at the Ridgewood Library in the afternoon. That evening, Dr. Perls spoke with one hundred twenty members of the Ridgewood community at the Ridgewood Community Center in Village Hall. Dr. Perls is a physician, […]
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 […]