SCAC Accomplishments

SCAC Accomplishments of 2014

  1. Collaboration with Nia Gil’s Office- 4 Bills to Improve Lives of NJ Seniors – Status- Pending
  2. Successful grant application with Essex Mental Health Assn. for a new senior case management program called Life Transitions for Seniors
  3. Successful collaboration with YMCA in establishing the Senior/Team Room
  4. Instrumental contribution to development of Lifelong Montclair Guide to Public Transportation
  5. Support for United Methodist Homes and Public Library collaboration on Senior Space project
  6. SCAC Web Site, On-line Event Calendar, E-mail Distribution
  7. Collaboration with Partners for Health –funded Lifelong Montclair and A-I-P Project Mgmt.
  8. 2 White Papers on Senior Housing Needs, presented to Planning Board
  9. New Senior Bus on street
  10. Snow Buddies Pilot Project
  11. Collaboration with Lifelong Montclair in development of Guide to Senior- Friendly Business
  12. Collaboration with Lifelong Montclair/Adult School in developing a Lifelong Learning program
  13. Collaboration with Lifelong Montclair in obtaining Partners for Health funding for Montclair Home-Sharing project
  14. JAM award for News & Views Celebration of 100th Program
  15. Doubling number of senior residents who applied for township property rebate- Tally: 49 applications filed
  16. Ongoing liaison with AARP, MSU, Montclair Public Library, YMCA, Pedestrian Safety Committee, Essex Mental Health Assn of Essex Co.,  Bike/Walk Mtc., EAT,PLAY,LIVE Better Mtc., HOMECorp, Mtc. Art Museum,  League of Women Voters
  17. Wrote grant for proposed taxi cab voucher program [Seniors in Transit]. Status: Seeking Funding Source
  18. Organized Stoop Time with Dept. of Health