March 2024


The March news e-blast sent yesterday contained incorrect information about events planned by Holy Name. Age-Friendly Teaneck regrets these errors and asks that all recipients disregard the previous version of this newsletter.

Age-Friendly Teaneck News & Updates

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Applications are Open for Senior Housing at 1425 Teaneck Road

Dedicated to Former Mayor Lizette Parker, this is an age-restricted rental community for people 62+ years of age who meet low and moderate-income criteria

Click here to download the application and information/instructions

Teaneck seniors who need help or who have questions about this housing application can receive assistance at these upcoming times and locations:

Teaneck Public Library (auditorium), 840 Teaneck R

Thur., 3/7 at 1 to 3 pm

The Brookdale (front entrance), 60 Bergen Ave

Tues., 3/12 at 2:30 to 4:30 pm

Rodda Community Center (MP 2A/B), 250 Colonial Ct

Thur, 3/14, 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Thur., 3/21, 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Thur. 3/28, 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Applications must be submitted by mail and received no later than April 2

More info can be found at this website:

Email questions about this property to:

You may also email or call us at 201-530-6756

Help Spread the Word - Two Initiatives Focused on Safety at Home

Community Begins at Home Project Conducting Survey

If you or someone you care for is aging with a disability or is challenged with chronic conditions, please help inform this important project to address livability challenges in Teaneck by filling out our survey.

Click Flyer for More Info about new Community Begins at Home survey

Teaneck Fire Department Helping Install Smoke Detectors

Under a new initiative called You Call, We'll Install, the Fire Department will send a team to visit your home and conduct a safety inspection and install combination smoke and carbon dioxide inspection.

Call 201-808-8080 or email

Important Township News and Events....... click fliers for details

Crescent Lighting Ceremony

To signify the start of Ramadan, the Muslim month of worship and charity

Thursday, March 7

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Richard Rodda Center

250 Colonial Court

Leadership Teaneck -

Free Classes

Interested in Learning more about Teaneck's governance?

Click the press release above to learn more about Leadership Teaneck, a free 10-week course is scheduled for Monday beginning April 1

Click here to register

Veterans/Military Tribute Banners

Teaneck is honoroing local veteran and military members with tribute banners displayed on streetlights

Interested? Click the Flyer above for the submission form.

Click here to see a sample of what these tribute banners look like

March is Women's History Month - Lots of Interesting Programs

Click fliers for registration details

Making Good Trouble

A Teaneck League of Women Voters-led discussion of equity and social justice legislation

Wed., March 20

7:30 to 9 pm

Teaneck High School 2nd Floor Media Center

100 Elizabeth Ave.

Remember the Ladies of The Revolutionary War,

a Lecture

March 8

10 am

Teaneck Library Auditorium

Women's Work

A virtual presentation on the history of the demeaning term of "Women's Work, which often refers to essential roles in society

Friday, March 22

10 am

Interested in Meeting New People? Try Speed Friending

Age-Friendly is Co-Sponsoring "Speed Friending" Event with Teaneck Public Library

Friday March 15


Teaneck Public Library

840 Teaneck Road

Click Here to Register

Some more Teaneck Library Events

To register for any of the below, go to the Library's Events Page and use to search engine to find the event by name or date

Canasta for Beginners

Thursdays, 10 am

Botanical Drawing

Wed., March 27

6:30 pm

Writer's Workshop

Tues., March 12

6:30 pm

Still Lifes with Pen and Ink

Wed., March 20

6:30 pm

Everybody Can Sing

Tuesday, March 26

6:30 pm

Check out these Teaneck Creek Conservancy activities

Click fliers for details

New Jersey Makers Day

Sun., March 10

1 to 4 pm

Teaneck Public Library

840 Teaneck Road

Bergen County Audubon

Easter Walk

Sun., March 31

10 am

Teaneck Creek Conservancy

20 Puffin Way

An Updated Older Americans Act is up For Reauthorization in 2024

This year could mark the first major revisions in more than 35 years to the rules governing the Older Americans Act, the federal law that backbones many of the community-level programs that provide meals, senior center programs, transportation, home-care and much more. Aging advocates are urging older adults and stakeholders to monitor the re-authorization and budget process and be ready to speak up in support of the crucial programs and policies set forth in the law.

Read more on the Age-Friendly North Jersey blog

Need Individual Help? Reach Out to Teaneck's Social Worker

Alex Cerbone, MSW, LSW

Phone: 201-837-1600, ext.1503

Fax: 201-837-5948

Email Social Services

Office Hours:

Mon - Thurs, 8 am to 5 pm

Office Location:

Teaneck Township Municipal Building-South Entrance

Health Dept-1st Floor

Cerbone's role is to assist residents with social, emotional, physical and mental health issues and crises. Based on individual needs, his department can also help navigate residents to available social services resources, including financial service through the Public Assistance Trust Fund. On Wednesdays, Cerbone is located on the Upper Level of the Rodda Center in the Medical Outreach offices of the Senior Center for easier accessibility.

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