Senior Citizen Programs

The Maplewood Recreation Department offers a variety of programs geared for Coed Seniors (55 & older).



space is limited and pre-registrtaion is required so please register at or call      973-763-0750

Dates: Wednesday, April 24th 2019

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019

time: 11:15-1:15PM

Location: Maplewood Senior Center 106 Burnett Ave maplewood NJ, 07040

Cost: $15.00 (per class) all supplies included!


SCRABBLE FRIDAYS April 5- May 31 10AM-12PM at the Maplewood Senior Center

Come to the Senior Center on Friday mornings for some healthy competition, coffee, & conversation. Games and Scrabble dictionaries provided. FREE, but space is limited. Call (973)763-0750 or register online

Essex County Division of Senior Services:

  • Main Number: (973) 395-8375
  • Special Transportation Number: (973) 737-7200 or (973) 618-1280


Housing Forum

Get ready for the Senior Housing Forum on November 4.  Local speakers will cover a wide range of topics to help people stay in their homes or stay in Maplewood and South Orange.  Who should come?  Retirees, people who are considering whether to stay in their home or downsize, adult children who are helping their parents and people thinking ahead for the next phase in their lives and weighing options about where they live.  Free and open to all members of the community, but please register by calling or emailing  (973) 558-0863  Raffle prizes and early registrants will get extra raffle tickets!


SOMA – Two Towns For All Ages

This age-friendly initiative is committed to identify, develop and coordinate resources, policies, programs and services that support and empower all residents of Maplewood and South Orange to age in place as full members of the community.

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages Presents: The Conversation of Your Life/ Senior Legal Series 

Join us for various events throughout Maplewood and South Orange to preapre yourself, friends, and family for your wishes regarding guardianship, caretaking, power of attorney, conquering lonliness and more. A list of the series can be found here.