October 2022
Age-Friendly Teaneck News & Updates
As Teaneck works to create a more age-friendly environment for residents, we'll keep you posted about new developments programs and events.
Oct. 20, an Event Not to be Missed...
Age-Friendly Teaneck Forum on Older Adult Housing Strategies
Speakers include Bergen County Division of Senior Services staff and other local experts on housing and older adult benefits and programs related to your home

Thursday, Oct. 20
4 to 6 pm
Teaneck Public Library

Click flyer for details

Free admission,
registration requested by calling 201-530-6756
Virtual Fair Shows Growing Interest in Making NJ Age-Friendly
Age-Friendly Teaneck's leaders were among the presenters at New Jersey first-ever Age-Friendly Virtual Fair on Sept. 15 More than 260 people attended this online event, a showcase of the expanding age-friendly efforts here in the Garden State. Read this article about the fair
Or view these videos
Video of Elizabeth Davis' presentation on assisted living programs
Video of EJ Vizzi's presentation on our aging careers internship program
Video of Colleen Diskin's presentation on the regional age-friendly movement
October is Long-Term Care Planning Month
Want to Know More About How You Can Prepare for the Future?

The Not-So-Hidden Costs of Aging:
The Importance of Long Term Care Planning
Thursday, Oct. 27
3 to 4 pm
Click Here to Register

This online event features a panel of long-term-care experts offering advice on how to plan for the possibility of needing care. Free to the general public
October Also is Medicare Open Enrollment Season - Need Help?
The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period opens Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7

Our colleagues at Age-Friendly Ridgewood are co-sponsoring an informational event on Zoom to help older adults evaluate the new Part D prescription drug plan offerings.

Click flyer on left for details

And don't forget ...The Bergen County State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free help to Medicare beneficiaries with questions about their health insurance. Click here for details.

Are you Eligible for Property Tax Relief? Applications Due Soon!
The 2021 Senior Freeze Applications are due October 31, 2022
 More info: Senior Freeze

Applications for the new ANCHOR program (Affordable New Jersey Communities for Home Owners and Renters) are due Dec. 30.
More info: Visit: nj.gov/treasury/taxation/anchor
ANCHOR Hotline: 1-888-238-1233, press 4
Help Available in Many Forms: New Ride Program, Caregiver Help & Info
New County program to help Bergen's older residents find a ride. Callers can speak to "Mobility Manager"
Caregivers' Conference
Thursday, Oct. 20
5 to 8:30 pm 
One Bergen County Plaza,
Virtual Caregiver Education Series on Zoom
Tuesdays in November
12 pm
Click Flyers Above for More Details on Each Program
Are You Ready for the Nov. 8 Election?
Municipal, County and Federal Offices on the Ballot
The League of Women Voters of Teaneck
held candidate forums for the upcoming Board of Education and Township Council elections

To view the school board forum, click:

To view the council forum, click: https://vimeo.com/756826424/1d6d33ddac

Voter Registration Deadline is Oct. 18
Need to check your status?

Click Flyer on left to learn more about the ways you can vote in this election
Teaneck Happenings ....
Get to Know Local Police
Teaneck Library Book Sale
Teaneck Sustainability Food Program
Click Flyers Above for More Details
Save the Dates for 2022 Teaneck International Film Festival
Tickets for Nov. 11-21 festival go on sale
Monday, Oct 10 at TeaneckFilmFestival.org.

Click here to see for video trailer of films
Looking for Help? Reach out to Teaneck's Social Worker
On Wednesdays, he is located on the Upper Level of the Rodda Center in the Medical Outreach offices of the Senior Center for easier accessibility.
Age-Friendly Teaneck is Proud to Be a Member of ...
Check out the alliance's blog about age-friendly issues in NJ
A great place to grow up and grow old!
Be sure to visit our website and keep up-to-date on local news related to aging.
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