Empowering Seniors: The E’Port Senior Program and Naloxone Campaign

In the heart of Elizabeth, NJ, E’Port is committed to fostering vibrant communities for all its residents, regardless of age. Today, we shine a spotlight on a remarkable initiative that bridges generations and empowers our seniors—the E’Port Senior Program.

Connecting Seniors, Enriching Lives

The E’Port Senior Program is a testament to the spirit of community and inclusivity. Here, seniors from the Port section of Elizabeth come together to socialize, learn, and thrive. With two distinct senior groups—one centered around African American culture and the other Spanish-speaking—the program ensures that every senior feels valued and engaged.

More Than Just Socialization

Our seniors participate in a wide range of activities designed to enrich their lives. From financial awareness and avoiding elder scams to honing computer and internet skills, the program equips them with valuable knowledge. Health and wellness take center stage too, with cooking and exercise classes, as well as health screenings.

Community, Culture, and Connectivity

But it’s not just about lectures and classes. E’Port’s Senior Program fosters a sense of belonging and connection. Seniors plan monthly outings to explore educational, cultural, and shopping venues. Our library, stocked with magazines and books, offers a quiet space for reflection and learning.

Naloxone: A Lifesaving Connection

Now, you might wonder how the E’Port Senior Program ties into the Naloxone Campaign. The answer is simple—our commitment to the health and well-being of Elizabeth residents knows no age limits. Addiction and opioid overdose can affect anyone, regardless of age.

Save A Life with Naloxone

Naloxone (Narcan) is a powerful tool in the fight against opioid overdose. It’s about saving lives, and that includes the lives of our cherished seniors. Through this campaign, we’re making Naloxone accessible to all Elizabeth residents, free of charge and without the need for insurance. Click the link eportpres.org/naloxone to locate the nearest participating pharmacy near you.

Take Action, Make a Difference

As we celebrate the E’Port Senior Program and its positive impact on our seniors, let’s also remember that Naloxone is a vital resource for everyone in our community. Together, we can ensure that age is never a barrier to safety and well-being.

Join Us in This Lifesaving Mission

Watch our video highlighting the E’Port Senior Program and the Naloxone Campaign. Click [here] to see how we’re building a safer and healthier Elizabeth for all.

E’Port is committed to creating a community where every resident, young or old, can thrive. Together, we are the change-makers, the connectors, and the lifelines.

Visit eportpres.org/naloxone to learn more and get involved.

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