Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Aging in Montclair: Learn About Dementia, Alzheimer’s & Caring For The Ones You Love

Caring for a family member diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia can be a long, stressful and intensely emotional journey. If you are a caregiver and feel overwhelmed, challenged and confused, you are...

Getting Your Flu Shot Is Even More Important During A Pandemic. Here’s Why

You should get a flu shot every year (and we've been telling you for years), but even if you've never gotten one before, this is the year to start. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes...

Montclair Cooperative Alum, Now Student Entrepreneur, Launches ‘Stay Safely Away’

Rising New College third-year Aleah Colón-Alfonso, a graduate of Montclair Cooperative School an an immunocompromised student with an entrepreneurial spirit, is designing health-centric products to help people like her thrive. Two years into her collegiate...
The Women's Therapy Service of Montclair

SPONSORED: The Daybreak DBT Program – Summer Support

A great support in helping our families maintain a sense of sanity, normalcy, and human connection.

Family Service League Expands To New Space in Bloomfield to Better Serve Essex County

Family Service League (FSL), a nationally recognized nonprofit that aims to help strengthen and support families in need, is moving to a new office space at 440 Franklin Street, Suite 200 in Bloomfield. The...

Connections at Home Awarded Grants To Serve Socially Isolated Seniors

Connections at Home (CAH), a non-profit based in Verona, and serving Montclair, Bloomfield and many other neighboring towns, is the recipient of several grants to further its mission of helping socially isolated, homebound seniors. The...

2nd Annual Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship – Deadline Extended

The Baillargeon-Zimmerman family is proud to announce that the deadline for the second annual Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship (JFYF) has been extended. Applicants may apply through May 27, 2020. These paid fellowships are offered to...

Local Couple is Running #EverySingleStreet in Montclair to Raise Funds for Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

Steven Seighman loves animals, and that's why he supports the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in its mission to rescue and care for farmed animals. To help raise funds to ensure the Sanctuary can continue supporting...

Montclair Students, Alumni Can Apply For Jared’s Fund 2nd Annual Summer Fellowship

Montclair, NJ - The Baillargeon-Zimmerman family is proud to announce the second annual Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship (JFYF). In light of the global pandemic and its economic consequences, the importance of young people...

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey Remains Open, Changes Service Model

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey (PPMNJ), which serves Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties, remains open to serve patients. Three out of five health centers are open with some changes to operating hours. PPMNJ...

Diabetes Foundation to Offer Free Diabetes Emergency Kits for Vulnerable Population during COVID-19 Coronavirus...

HACKENSACK, NJ –The Diabetes Foundationwill be offering free Diabetes Backup Emergency Kits early next week for individuals with all types of diabetes in cooperation with local and regional partners. “We are hoping...

Plofker and Patel Open New Montclair Physical Therapy Clinic

Montclair, NJ - Adapt Physical Therapy, co-owned by longtime Montclair resident Cody Plofker and girlfriend and physical therapist Dr. Payal Patel, is celebrating a “Grand Re-Opening” in Montclair. After working and living in Montclair...

Sponsored: Be Well at Brookdale ShopRite – Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Prescriptions And More

With temperatures turning crisp and cold, the beauty of Autumn is fading and the magic of winter soon upon us. Apples, pumpkins, cider and comfort cooking yes, but for many of us that also...

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Launches Helpline to Assist Medicare Beneficiaries

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center announced the launch of a toll-free helpline designed to help Medicare beneficiaries select a health plan that fits their needs and budget while also retaining their existing hospital...