Shopping in Bergen County, NJ

Want to have a shopping outing or looking to find holiday or birthday gifts? Whether it’s a shopping spree or you have specific items or a certain someone in mind, Bergen County has numerous shopping areas and malls to choose from for all of your shopping needs. If you’re looking for places to shop in Wyckoff and Bergen County, New Jersey we’ve got …
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Why Downsizing Means Right-Sizing for Seniors

Downsizing your home and moving to a CCRC offers several benefits including  a healthier, safer, and more vibrant lifestyle. Moving is difficult at any age. Between hiring the movers, going through decades’ worth of belongings, and packing and unpacking, moving is a process that takes a lot of time, organizational skills, and an extra dose of patience. However, as the baby boomer generation …
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Independent Living: Who Benefits the Most?

Independent living communities, sometimes called independent living centers, are designed for active senior adults. Centers for independent living offer various types of living arrangements, including apartments, condominiums, townhomes, cottages and single-family homes. These housing options vary from community to community. What is an Independent Living community? Independent living residents are able to live on their own in an apartment, cottage or townhome, but …
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Resources for Retirement in NJ

Information to help you prepare for retirement in New Jersey Federal and State Resources There are various resources from both local and state governments about retirement to help you become better informed. Retirement is an adjustment, so it is beneficial to know the facts in advance. It can only help you to be as informed as possible when preparing for retirement; including understanding …
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Getting Ready for Retirement in NJ

Tips for Retirement Save as much as possible. Cut extra expenses. Maybe you go out for lunch every day or most days at work or stop to get coffee on the way into the office. These expenses add up quickly and cutting them out by bringing your lunch or making coffee at home can save a sizeable chunk of change over the long …
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Things to do in Wayne, NJ

Wayne, New Jersey offers a variety of things to do, including both indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy with friends and family. The Wayne Township is located in Passaic County, New Jersey, only about twenty minutes from Wyckoff, NJ and twenty-five miles from New York City, NY. If you’re looking for something to do or have guests visiting, below is a brief list …
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Restaurants in and near Wyckoff, NJ

Need to plan a dinner outing or simply want to dine out tonight? No matter the occasion, Wyckoff, New Jersey and its surrounding areas have plenty of dining offerings including family-friendly casual restaurants, Mediterranean cuisines, as well as fine dining and steakhouse options. Below is a list of some nearby restaurants we enjoy and hope you will too! Restaurants Serving Dinner in and …
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The 16 Best Retirement Planning Resources: Websites, Blogs, Books, and Podcasts

There are so many different ways to get information about retirement planning that one would think that planning for retirement has never been easier. However, the overabundance of information, opinions, and recommendations coming from every direction makes it difficult to narrow down the choices into a more narrow and manageable grouping of resources.  So how do you choose? Look no further. We’ve outlined …
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How to Get An Estimate of Your Retirement Benefits in New Jersey

One of the most essential steps in preparing for retirement is getting an estimate of your benefits. Even if you’re still a couple of years out from retirement in New Jersey, it’s still important to occasionally get an estimate of your benefits based on your most recent financial earnings. To calculate your retirement estimate, all you need to do is: Choose the New …
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What I Love about our Pastoral Care Team

As an organization founded on Christian principles, we believe that every person has a spiritual need and identity that deserves to be affirmed and nurtured. Our pastoral care staff is here not to preach or evangelize, but to accompany each individual on his or her journey—with eyes to see and ears to hear needs, open hearts and minds to understand different perspectives, and …
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