Bergen County Kosher Nutrition Site

The Bergen County Kosher Nutrition Site is available to anyone in the community over the age of 60 years. We are open Monday-Friday, offering a hot, nutritious, kosher lunch and a chance to socialize. The Bergen County Kosher Nutrition Site was established to address the needs of older adults using a holistic approach to reduce isolation, ensure balanced nutrition, and promote a healthy lifestyle. Suggested donation of $4 per day.

Resource Library

The JCC maintains a resource library which features books, periodicals, articles, and an informative bulletin board highlighting recent research and up-to-date information.

Transportation

Daily round-trip, door-to-door/arm-to-arm transportation in our handicapped accessible vehicles is available for our participants for a low fee of $5 per day.

This service is currently available for people living in the following towns: Bergenfield, Cliffside Park, Cresskill, Dumont, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee, Leonia, New Milford, Teaneck, and Tenafly. Call regarding additional areas.

Additional Services:

  • Geriatric Assessments
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Consultation and preventative care, in conjunction with local hospital
  • Information from related professional organizations
  • Caregiver support

Nutritional Screening

Rena will be available monthly to perform nutrition screenings and assessments for our participants. As appropriate, she will work with participants and caregivers to optimize their diet and nutritional status. Rena is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition. She has extensive experience in long term care and community nutrition and recently completed an advanced practice clinical residency experience in cardiovascular and metabolic medicine.

Sep 11
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 23
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nov 13
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 11
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Blood Pressure Monitoring Program

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is one of the many ways you can help keep your heart healthy. Have your blood pressure taken and monitor and manage it through a combination of resources that will be made available to you.

Sep 17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nov 19
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Communication: The Key to Understanding Behaviors

Join us on Tuesday, November 18, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm and learn how caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease presents major challenges. The ability to make sense of difficult behaviors can make your job as a caregiver easier and may improve quality of life – for everyone involved. Learn how to avoid unnecessary arguments and recognize the triggers which may result in aggressive or risky behaviors. In addition, learn communication techniques to effectively respond to repetitive actions, recognition difficulties, and anxious or agitated feelings. Light refreshments will be served. To register please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 973.586.4300, 8 am – 5 pm.

Tue, Nov 18
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free Member
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

National Memory Screening Day

Memory Screening provides free, confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory loss with the objective of early detection and intervention. The event encourages Americans to participate by offering screenings at no charge and in convenient locations in communities across the nation. National Memory Screening Day also provides a valuable opportunity to learn more about healthy lifestyle choices for successful aging. Open to the Community For further information please contact Judi at 201.408.1450

Mon, Nov 24
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.