Summer 2020
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.
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Age-Friendly Teaneck Coordinator An Experienced Social Worker
Age-Friendly Teaneck is pleased to announce changes to its 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.
EJ Nicolas, a licensed social worker with deep ties to our parent organization, Geriatric Services Inc., is now serving in the position of Project Coordinator. Read More
Forty-units of Affordable Senior Housing Coming to Teaneck
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
The 40-unit building will be constructed at 1425 Teaneck Road, on a lot that is currently the site of a former municipal public works building.  Read More
Property Tax Relief Programs Could be Lost to State Budget Cuts
Older Homeowners,Those with Disabilities Urged to Act
In the wake of the economic devastation caused by Coronavirus, New Jersey may cut property tax relief programs that many longtime Teaneck residents need to afford living in their homes.
Funding for both The Homestead Benefit Program and The Property Tax Reimbursement Program, more commonly known as the “Senior Freeze,” was left out of the three-month stopgap state budget enacted in June. 
Aging advocates fear that both programs will not be restored in the budget that must be adopted by Oct. 1, and they are advising older adults to contact their legislators and the governor’s office to urge that funding be restored to both. Read More

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Hackensack Agency Has Pandemic-Relief Funds For People with Disabilities: Free Grocery Cards, Assistive Devices, Health Technology
Click Here to read about the programs and services HIP offers
Click Here for an application for food gift card for those in need
Teaneck Public Library Offering Pick-Up Service and Tech Help
Click Her e for Information About Library's Curbside and Front Desk Pick-Up Options
Click Here to Find Out More About Online Tutorials on Technology and Other Subjects Through Lynda
Save the Dates : For Two Upcoming Virtual Community Events
A Virtual Gala to Celebrate...
Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Sat., Aug 5
6:30 p.m.

The event will be premiered on Facebook, YouTube and on organization's website:

To donate to this fundraiser,
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Holy Name Medical Center's
Walk for Women’s Cancers.
Social distancing to be followed, plus walkers can join virtually.
Sunday, Sept. 13,
10:30 a.m.
Click Here to register
Age-Friendly Teaneck is Proud to Be a Member of ...
Exciting Alliance News!
Four New Community Initiatives Have Joined Our North Jersey Network.
We Welcome Fair Lawn , Livingston , New Providence and Wayne I nto Our Local and Global Age-Friendly Movement. Read More
Check out the alliance's blog about age-friendly issues in NJ
A great place to grow up and grow old!
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