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AIM

In brief: Sea turtle talk, and social at AIM on Saturday

A talk on sea turtles from workers at Turtle Back Zoo is the highlight of a social held by AIM, aging in Montclair, on Saturday, Aug. 31.

In brief: Edgemont House gets much needed upgrades

The latest improvements of air conditioning at Edgemont Park House were unveiled on Aug. 8 with a small gathering of public officials, township staff and local senior citizens.The facility became the home for...

Letters for Rose: teens care for seniors

Letters for Rose Lettersforrose.com Instagram: tinyurl.com/y4m6gdsfPartial list of facilities Letters for Rose has worked with at end of article.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIn a small assisted-living facility in Maryland, a bulletin board displays brightly colored cards and letters...

Montclair coalition tackles food-access issue

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Coming up on the second anniversary of the Pathmark at Lackawanna Plaza closing, a coalition of Montclair organizations is exploring ways to help local senior citizens, as well as others impacted by...
rent

Survey asks, should Montclair implement rent control?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA survey launched in December on whether Montclair should implement rent control will remain open until the end of the year as the NAACP seeks more input from the renters that...

In brief: Local nonprofits partner to reduce social isolation among homebound

Connections at Home New Jersey (CAH) and the Montclair-based Human Needs Food Pantry have partnered to offer seniors and the homebound a social worker via video chat.

Montclair Township’s Senior of the Month: Lillie B. White

Lifelong Montclair, an aging-in-place initiative of the Township of Montclair, has partnered with the Montclair Senior Citizens Advisory committee and the Montclair Center BID to name a Montclair resident Senior of the Month, highlighting...
Edgemont

Edgemont house parking plans hit snafu

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsPortions of the $900,000 Edgemont Park upgrade are not meeting with the approval of seniors who frequent the park house.Along with other improvements planned throughout the park, plans call for the...

Montclair Township’s senior of the Month: Edward Mancuso

Lifelong Montclair, an aging-in-place initiative of the Township of Montclair, has partnered with the Montclair Senior Citizens Advisory Committee and the Montclair Center BID to name a Montclair resident Senior of the Month, highlighting...

In Brief: Seniors in Taxis program revived

Through a Community Impact Awards from the Partners for Health Foundation grant the township will revive its Seniors in Taxis program that ended the first of the year.With the $6,600 grant, the township will...