Somerset County Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater
876 East Main Street
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Closures Extended for County-Operated Senior Centers
Virtual Programs Are Available Via Zoom
Office on Aging & Disability Services Are Temporarily Closed to Walk-Ins
All Somerset County-operated senior centers will continue to adhere to public health guidelines for the safety of clients and caregivers by remaining temporarily closed until August 31.
The Office on Aging & Disability Services is temporarily closed to walk-ins, but the staff is available to answer questions via telephone. Clients who are seeking assistance can call 908-704-6346 or toll-free at 1–888 –747–1122 and leave their name, phone number and a brief message. Calls will be returned as soon as possible. For up-to-date information, visit Office on Aging & Disability Services.
Somerset County Senior Centers offer challenge, inspiring educational programs, recreation, community service opportunities and wellness programs for Lifelong Enrichment.
HEALTH PROMOTION INITIATIVES FOR PEOPLE 60+
For more information, please contact Caitlin Witucki, Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services, Health Promotion Specialist: 908-704-6346 or Toll Free: 888-747-1122 .
Chronic Disease Diabetes Self-Management Workshop
Six-week workshop (2½ hour sessions) for people with ongoing or long-term health conditions. You will learn practical skills helping you to live a healthy and fulfilling life; includes the book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions. Locations: Throughout Somerset County. FREE!
Project Healthy Bones
Peer-led, 24-week exercise and education program (1½ hour sessions) for individuals who are at risk or who have osteoporosis. Exercises focus on balance, strength, flexibility, and posture. Exercise manual and ankle weights provided. Locations: Throughout the county. Fee: First 24-week session is $45.00 (new participants only); each additional 24-week session is $10.00.
Low impact, slow motion exercise comprised of a series of gentle movements while breathing deeply and naturally. Tai chi has been known to improve muscle strength, balance, and flexibility. Locations: Montgomery, Quail Brook, and Basking Ridge Senior Centers. Fee: $40.00 for 8 weeks.
Combines Latin and international music with easy-to-follow dance moves to create fun and effective fitness classes. The class design is for all levels of fitness and no experience is needed. Locations: Warrenbrook, Manville, Montgomery, and Basking Ridge Senior Centers. Fee: $40.00 for 8 weeks.
Not only is dancing an exceptional way to let loose and have fun, but it also provides some terrific health benefits including increased endurance, reduced stress, improved strength, increased muscle tone, and coordination. Locations: Quail Brook Senior Center and Warrenbrook Senior Center. FREE!
One-on-One Computer Instruction
Instruction is customized to cover areas that participants want to learn about. Topics can include basic computer use, word processing, the internet, and email. Locations: Senior Wellness Center, Quail Brook Senior Center and Warrenbrook Senior Center. FREE!
Includes Water Pilates, Deep Water Exercise, Water Walking, Aqua Boot Camp, Hydro Exercise Program. Location: Somerset Valley YMCA. Fee: $35.00 for 10 weeks.
Managing Concerns about Falls
Peer-led, eight session program (2 hours each) that offers practical strategies to reduce your fear of falling, address safety issues, increase activity levels, and improve balance, flexibility, and strength through exercise. FREE!