Age-Friendly Englewood


Click here for information about ways to live safely in your home and save $$.

(From our Housing Options Mini-Conference in May '17)

Check these out! 

ITN North Jersey 
(Independent Travel Network)

​Provides affordable arm-through-arm,

door-to-door local transportation in

and around Bergen County.

Volunteer drivers are 

needed and welcome!


turns on-demand transportation companies (like Uber and Lyft) into services that help families take better

care of older adults. 

Helps your parents and grandparents

get where they want to go

by using a regular telephone

(not a smart phone).


offers on-demand transportation for adults age 50+ via Uber and Lyft from

8 AM-8 PM Mon-Friday and on weekends. Cell phone not required. Click here to register

Click Here to check out a

chart of various

transportation options.

​​​​​​Numerous websites have valuable information about

aging and aging-in place.  

Check these out and let us know of others that may be helpful!  

Send links to

General Information about Aging and Services

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation posts several helpful links

on their website.  Click "resources" on the menu bar.


Bergen County Division of Senior Services 

Senior services/Aging and Disability Resource Connection.

New Jersey Foundation for Aging - promotes services that enable

older adults to live in the community of their choice with independence and dignity.

The Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare Today for Your Senior Years

Economic Security

Economic Security for Seniors - Facts

​​How to Identify and Avoid Scams Targeting Senior Citizens and the Elderly 

Guide to Safe Online Shopping 

Money Management:

tips for seniors to manage money and avoid scams

Senior Care Costs-Managing Life Transitions

Common Scams Targeting Seniors

Elder Abuse

Elder abuse/Nursing Home Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse


​Housing Tips and Advice from The National Aging in Place Council

The Stress-Free Guide to Selling an Inherited Home

Selling a Home with Modifications for Older Adults

​Should You Own or Rent a Home in Retirement?

​A Guide to Downsizing for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

​7 Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas That Increase Home Value (And What To Avoid)

How to Deter Burglars: Keeping Potential Robbers Away From Your Home

The Fully Accessible Guide to Buying a Home for Disabled Homeowners

​​Senior Living: Housing Information, Resources, and Programs

Home Improvement Resources for the Elderly and Disabled


​General Medicare information

Information about New Medicare Cards (2018)

Older Adults with Special Needs or Disabilities

Special Needs Seniors: Planning for the Future of this Vulnerable Population

Legal Guide for Newly Disabled Seniors

Home Organization for Newly Disabled Seniors

​Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users

Transportation and the ADA(Americans with Disabilities Act)

Guide to Flying With A Disability

​Safety at Home

50 Safety Tips for Seniors

Home security, fire safety, avoiding scams, etc.

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Preventing Falls at Home

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors | A Home Design Guide

Maintaining Mobility

Care Givers 

8 Things Not to Say to Your Aging Parents

Family Caregiver Alliance

Mom’s Coming to Live with Us: How Should I Prepare My Family?

How to Care for Your Aging Parents from a Distance

​Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly​​

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia

Alzheimer's New Jersey- a wide range of services and resources for those with or caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease.

Guide to Alzheimer's & Dementia

Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

​The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

Senior Discounts

100 Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs


Guide to Safe Online Shopping/Avoiding Scams


​Tips for Seniors from Verizon (in Spanish, too)

A Senior’s Guide to Using Computers and Software

Assistive Technology Buying Guide


INT North Jersey - community-based, quality transportation service for seniors and adults with visual impairments.

GoGoGrandparent - Uber and Lyft without having to use a smart phone.

​Ryde4Life - Affordable and flexible transportation for older adults
with Lyft and Uber throughout New Jersey

​Zoom - Senior-friendly ride & shopping service serving Bergen County

Safe Driving 

AARP Driver Safety Online Course - potential saving on car insurance!

Senior Road Safety Guide - How to stay on the road as long and as safely as possible

AAA Online Defensive Driving Course

​Senior Road Safety - senior resources for road safety

Driving and Dementia


Travelling with a Medical Condition

Travelling with Disabilities


SESCIL - Southeast Senior Center for Independent Living

Wide range of activities in Englewood

Senior Source - Socialization and educational programs at no cost; located in The Shops at Riverside in Hackensack, NJ (upper level, near Bloomingdale's).

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Miscellaneous Health-Related Information

Healthy Living for the Elderly

Seniors Guide to Healthy Eating

How to Improve Nursing Homes

Mental Health & Addiction Resources

Elderly Health Issues

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab and Medicare

Information about hip replacement

Information about alcohol treatment


Information about asbestos illnesses/mesothelioma  

Information about receiving funding for asbestos illnesses/mesothelioma:

Financial compensation for mesothelioma