The Senior Social Program, which meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, is included in the Senior Social Membership and open to adults 65+. The Senior Social program provides a wide range of activities and an opportunity to develop and maintain friendships. Community participants are welcome to come for a trial period. A well balanced Kosher meal is served three days a week. The Senior Social Program is supported by generous grants from the Union County Division on Aging and other foundations.
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Senior Social Membership Resources
Round-trip, door-to-door transportation to the JCC is available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for most senior residents of Union County. This transportation is provided by the Union County Paratransit System and the JCC. There is a small fee per trip.
The JCC is a designated Kosher nutrition site, funded by the Union County Division on Aging. Kosher lunches are served to seniors on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Please note that we need notice at least 24 hours in advance for seniors planning to have lunch here. Menus are published one month in advance. This program is open to the community; a small voluntary contribution is recommended.
Services & Referrals
The JCC works closely with Jewish Family Services, the Union County Paratransit System, the Union County Division on Aging and other agencies to provide a full range of services to senior participants.
Senior Social Programs
Now Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays! Open to adults 65+. A well balanced Kosher meal is served. We will also have a social worker who will be on-site once a week through a Grotta Foundation Grant. Pick up a copy of the Senior Newsletter at the Member Services Desk or visit www.jccnj.org for the up-to-date schedule of all Senior Adult programs.
Mondays • 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Each Monday during the program season, we will have a social worker available to meet with individual seniors one-on-one or to lead group discussions on relevant topics. Sponsored by The Grotta Foundation.
Book Group Discussions
One Monday of the month • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Discover the joy of learning about excellent books and receive suggestions for good current books to read.
Coffee, Tea and Conversation
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays • 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Meet new and old friends in an informal social gathering.
One Thursday of the month • 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Join us for informal conversation about local, national and international events with a thought-provoking. moderator.
Mosaics and Ceramics for All
Wednesdays • 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Create beautiful mosaic and ceramic accent pieces for the home or as gifts. No prior experience required.
Arts & Crafts
Mondays • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Have fun creating projects using paints, collage, etc.
Getting to Know Us Discussion
One Tuesday of the month • 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Share and discuss topics from the past and present.
One Tuesday of the month • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Explore current science topics and issues in the news.
Short Stories & Literature
Two Wednesdays of the month • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Read and discuss short stories, poems and essays. All stories are read out loud by the instructor.
Singing Along with Mitch
One Thursday of the month • 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Sing along with your favorite songs.
Thursdays • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Relax and relieve stress and tension through guided stretches and breathing. All moves practiced in chairs.
Cost for all Senior Adult Programs: Price: $4, Member Price: Free, Lunch: $3.75