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Friday, September 30 2016 @ 11:09 PM EDT

Panel Asks: Can Seniors in Suburbia Set New Goals?


Shuffleboard was for another generation ... wasn't it?  Senior citizens in Bergen County demand an active lifestyle not dissimilar than the pace they kept in earlier years.  But, how do seniors set new goals as they transition to their “golden years?”  Sponsored by Bergen Community College’s Suburban Studies Group and the Village of Ridgewood Community Center, “Seniors in Suburbia: Setting New Goals” will offer a panel discussion on the topic Thursday, Nov. 7 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center at Ridgewood High School, 627 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood.  The event will feature an interactive audience engagement segment.

To register for this free and open to the public event, please call (201) 447-7156 or email your name, address and telephone to ilr@bergen.edu mailto:ilr@bergen.edu . Light refreshments will be served.

“Seniors in Suburbia: Setting New Goals” is sponsored in part by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County; the Ridgewood YMCA; the Christian Health Care Center; Hobbyists Unlimited; Hilt; Children’s Aid and Family Services; Ridgewood Library; Bergen County Division of Senior Services; Valley Hospital; West Bergen Mental Healthcare; and Bergen County Division of Community Development.

The panelists are:

  *   Dr. Ilene Kleinman (Moderator) – Managing Director, Lois E. Marshall Institute for Learning in Retirement, Bergen Community College
  *   Janet Sharma – Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Bergen County
  *   Sheila Brogan – Eldercare Coordinator, Children’s Aid and Family Services
  *   Rev. James Knol – Director of Pastoral Care, Christian Health Care Center
  *   Robert Norelli – Past President, Hobbyists Unlimited

Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu ) based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling nearly 17,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.


by Mel Fabrikant

Mel is a longtime Paramus resident and has belonged to many Paramus organizations. He is responsible for bringing the Scholarship Show to town and seeing to it that the initial presentation went over well. His five offspring were brought up through the Paramus school system. In addition, he is a longtime Paramus Rotary member.

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