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Older Adults Can Enjoy Two Free Programs from NewBridge

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Programs for older adults. Seniors exercising outdoors.NewBridge Services is offering two free programs designed for older adults’ healthy aging.

Get Connected! Get Moving! is a three-session workshop available to organizations and communities. Participants will learn about:

  • Life transitions associated with aging
  • The impact of medication and alcohol misuse in older adults
  • Resources for healthy aging

The program also features a session of NewBridge’s Bodies in Motion!, a class that teaches older adults how to ease tension and pain through music and movement. No experience is necessary, and any level of ability can participate.

NewBridge can offer Get Connected! Get Moving! free to communities and organizations thanks to a grant from  the New Jersey Department of Human Services. 

Contact Beth Jacobson, NewBridge’s director of Community Response and Education, at (973) 686-2242 or ejacobson@newbridge.org for more information. 

Older adults can sign up for a free, six-week virtual session of Bodies in Motion! beginning Thursday, Feb. 2. Bodies in Motion is geared toward adults ages 60+, caregivers, and those living with chronic pain. Hourlong sessions run on Thursdays at 1 p.m., through March 9. Register here: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/seniorsinmotion. All participants receive a gift card.

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About NewBridge 

NewBridge Services, a 501c(3) nonprofit, is a leading provider of counseling services, housing and educational programs in northern New Jersey, helping thousands of children, adults and seniors each year. NewBridge treats mental illnesses and addictions; teaches skills for coping with stress, grief and challenging relationships; helps children who have been abused and neglected — and their families — heal; builds and manages affordable housing; offers school-based programs that teach children and adolescents resiliency skills for healthy emotional development; helps young adults succeed in their education and prepare for careers; and supports seniors so they can remain independent. Throughout its 60-year history, NewBridge has remained true to its mission of bringing balance to people’s lives by tracking shifts in communities’ needs and providing innovative, effective programs to meet them.

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