Caregiver Tips for the Holidays

For some family caregivers, the holidays can be a joyful time when spirits are lighter. It feels good to care for loved ones and enjoy time together, celebrating with family traditions. But for many the holidays also bring added stress — an already busy caregiver finds there’s even more to do during the holidays. Something’s…

Edition #1 | September 2019

Your quarterly news & updates We’re thrilled to bring you, Connections!, the first edition of our quarterly newsletter! You’ll read about news and updates happening at CAHNJ. This is an exciting year for us. Please read on to learn more.   A word from our Founder In 2014, Connections at Home (CAH) was founded in…

Members of the board of Directors of Connections at Home celebrated their fourth anniversary September 24 in their offices in Vanguard Medical Group.

Helping Socially Isolated Seniors, Connections at Home Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Connections at Home (CAHNJ), the Verona based non-profit organization dedicated to helping socially isolated, homebound Essex County seniors celebrated its fourth anniversary September 24 in its offices at Vanguard Medical Group. Since its inception in the fall of 2014, CAHNJ has been providing program participants with a free, senior-friendly, computer or tablet so that they…

(l. to r.) Chris Petermann, Chair, Board of Trustees, Partners for Health Foundation; Mike Bruno, Human Needs Food Pantry; Pam Scott, Executive Director, Partners for Health Foundation; Rich McMahon, Councilor-at-Large; Ann Lippel, Senior Citizens Advisory Council; William Hurlock, 1st Ward Councilor; Latifah Jannah, Sister to Sister, who accepted on behalf of Adele Katz; Mayor Robert Jackson; Robin Schlager, 2nd Ward Councilwoman; Anne Mernin, Toni’s Kitchen; Carolyn Lack, Aging in Montclair; Katie York, Lifelong Montclair; Robert J. Russo, Councilor-at-Large; Buddy Evans, YMCA of Montclair; not pictured: Wally Weikert, Family Service League Photo Credit: Neil Grabowsky / Partners for Health Foundation

Partners For Health Foundation Awards $100,000

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, chronic disease prevention,…