Community Resources

Bradley & Son Funeral Homes understands the complexity of dealing with the loss of a loved one and offers the following resources that may be helpful during your time of need. The organizations below are not affiliated with Bradley & Son Funeral Homes but serve many of the same communities.
The Center for Life Transition
Scott Bradley, Founder & MSW NCPsyA, (973) 635-2428 ext. 105

AARP - Grief & Loss - Will & Estate Planning, Widower, Funeral Arrangements, Life After Loss
Tools to help bereavement, coping, wills and estate planning, checklists, memorials, and more. Read about community resources and final details in the grief and loss section of AARP.

The Centering Corporation - Your Grief Resource Center
The Centering Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for the bereaved. Centering was founded in 1978 by Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson. They continue to provide educational offerings and workshops for caregivers and families.

Community in Crisis Overdose Support Group
Parents who have lost a child to substance use disorder meet one Wednesday evening a month in an intimate and supportive gathering at the Community Hub in Bernardsville. Contact Dina for more information at or call/text (908) 507-1008.

The Compassionate Friends
If you and your family have experienced the loss of a child, The Compassionate Friends can help you find the support, understanding and healing to work through your grief.

Crisis, Grief, and Healing - Tom Golden LCSW offers multiple interactive resources useful in healing from grief and loss. Healing and supporting the bereaved is our mission.

Good Grief
Good Grief provides FREE support to children, teens, and young adults after the death of a mom, dad, brother, or sister.

Grief Speaks
Grief Speaks offers presentations, workshops, and consulting on how to cope with grief and loss due to death, divorce, job loss, moving, and other losses that cause grief.

Hearts & Crafts Counseling
Hearts & Crafts Counseling has provided individual and group counseling services. We help children, teens, and adults learn to cope, survive and ultimately thrive after suffering the loss of a loved one or experiencing any other life-altering situation.

Inner Harbor
Mandi Zucker, Founder & LSW CT, (908) 292-8039
Inner Harbor meets the needs of grieving college students through a diverse and inclusive approach that includes training, consulting and direct support.

Hearts of Hope
Hearts of Hope is a movement of hope accomplished through healing art for the benefit of those in need. Our program is nearly all volunteer-driven by those who wish to “pay it forward.” Our volunteers are often people “who have been there” and have experienced life-altering challenges of their own.

Imagine, A Center for Coping With Loss
Mary Robinson, Founder & MA CT, (908) 264-3100
Imagine is a free year-round children’s grief support center that serves NJ children age 3-18 and young adults 18-30 who are grieving the death of a parent or sibling, or who are living with a parent of sibling with a life-altering illness. Imagine also provides grief education and training for thousands of teachers, parents, coaches, youth and other adults annually.

North Jersey Consultation Center
The North Jersey Consultation Center (NJCC) is an affordable treatment service provided for the community by ACAP in Livingston, NJ. At NJCC, all applicants are accepted: individuals, couples, groups, families and children, based entirely on the client’s personal circumstances.

Assisted Living/Nursing Homes

Arbor Terrace, Morris Plains
Mary Beth Kane, Sales Director, (973) 718-3636

Arden Courts, Whippany

Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkley Heights
Alice Campbell, Director of Admission, (908) 897-1000

Brandywine at Livingston

Brighton Gardens of Florham Park
Kimberley Klapper, Director of Sales, (973) 966-8999 Ext: 223

Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

Brookdale, Florham Park
Nereida Rosado, Director of Sales & Marketing, (973) 443-0444

CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living
Irene Dougherty, Director Marketing & Sales, (973) 758-4100

CareOne at Livingston Skilled Nursing and Subacute Rehab
Catherine Bergin, Director of Admissions, (973) 758-9000

CareOne at Parsippany
Rikka Libatique, Regional Director Marketing & Development, (973) 656-2700

CareOne at Parsippany Assisted Living
Laura Keane, Director of Sales & Marketing, (973) 463-5800

CareOne at Parsippany Skilled Nursing
Rikka Libatique, Regional Director of Marketing & Business Development, (973) 656-2700

CareOne at Somerset Valley Assisted Living
Kaylee Shvetz, Director of Sales & Marketing, (732) 469-2000

CareOne at Somerset Valley Skilled Nursing
Samantha Dorlus, Director of Admission, (732) 469-2000

CareOne at Madison Ave
Rikka Libatique, Regional Director Marketing & Development, (973) 656-2700
CareOne at Madison Avenue Information Sheet

CareOne at Hanover
Rikka Libatique, Regional Director Marketing & Development, (973) 656-2700

Harmony Village at CareOne Hanover
Christina Brophy, Director of Sales & Marketing, (201) 370-4592

Chatham Hills Subacute Care Center

The Chelsea at Montville
Louise Imperiale, Director of Community Relations, (973) 402-1100

Cornell Care & Rehabilitation Center Union

Cranes Mill at West Caldwell
Kelly Berkemeyer, Director of Community Outreach, (862) 250-3022

Fellowship Village Senior Living - Basking Ridge

Garden Terrace Nursing Home - Chatham

Inglemoor Rehabilitation & Care Center
Helyne Czajkowski, Admisions Director, (973) 994-0221

Juniper Village - Chatham

Lantern Hill, New Providence

Livia Health & Senior Living
Monica Panetta, Director of Marketing, (973) 995-6700 ext. 4106

Manor Care Mountainside

Morris Hills Center Morristown

Morris View Healthcare Center Morris Plains

Pine Acres Rehab & Healthcare Center

South Mountain Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

Spring Hills, Morristown

Spring Meadows, Summit

Sunrise of Madison

Sunrise of Morris Plains
Anna Marie Bergus, Director of Sales, (973) 538-7878

Sunrise of Summit
Christine Arway, Director of Sales, (908) 376-8900

Troy Hills Center, Parsippany

Winchester Gardens, Maplewood


Oasis Senior Advisors
Connie Pizarro, Owner & Certified Senior Advisor, (732) 524-8864
The dedicated and compassionate Senior Living Advisors at Oasis have extensive knowledge about senior living options in our area, and they will work with you and your loved ones to find the perfect fit. *Twilight Done Right Partner *

Aging, Eldercare & Home Care

Alzheimer's Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter

Atlantic Private Care Services - Morris Plains

Brightstar Home Care
Alexandra Allison, Community Liaison, 973-898-0800

Eldercare Locator

Fall Prevention Facts & Tips

Fellowship Freedom Plans
Jennifer Kohan, Director of Membership Development, 908-580-3886

Golden Living Guidance

Home Care Assistance Morristown
Maria Andrew, Home Care Liaison, 973-538-4357

HomeWell Care Services of New Jersey
Jennifer Kelber, Client Relations Manager, 908-302-0200

Right at Home, In-Home Care & Assistance

SAGE Eldercare
Katie Kovar, Manager of Social Work & Community Outreach, (908) 598-5540
Nina Tiger, Project Coordinator: Your Decisions Matter, (908) 598-5511
A unique community resource that offers a comprehensive array of programs and services for older adults and caregivers, promoting independence and quality of life.

Seniors in Place
Mia Keba, Executive Vice President, 973-376-1600
Bill McCarthy, Senior Care Specialist, (973) 376-1600
Family owned and operated, award winning home care providers since 2001. Whether you need a minimal amount of assistance, or personal care with nurse oversight, we will help.

Unicity Healthcare (Homecare & Senior Advisors)
Mellissa Bressler, Community Relations Associate, 201-670-7100
Kath Bassiacos, Geriatric Care Manager, (201) 670-7100

VNA of Somerset Hills

Consumer Safety

Consumer Safety Guide

Internet Safety Guide for Seniors

Medical Alert Systems Guide

Hospice Organizations

Amedisys Hospice
Michele Smith, Hospice Liaison, (908) 798-1801

Ascend Hospice
Christine Pilkington, Community Education Liaison, 908-577-7127
Is Hospice The Answer?

Barnabas Health Home Care & Hospice - West Orange

Caring Hospice Services of Central Jersey

Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care - Scotch Plains

Community Care Hospice - Visiting Nurse Association - Somerville

Father Hudson House, Elizabeth

Grace Healthcare Services (Hospice)
Chris Cygan, Community Representative, (732) 225-4100

Greenwood House Hospice Ewing

Haven Hospice - Edison

Holy Name Hospice

Holy Redeemer Hospice

Homecare & Hospice Association of NJ

Homeside Hospice

Hospice of New Jersey
Marilynn Marino, Community Liaison, 973-893-0818
The interdisciplinary team from Hospice Care of NJ works together with the patient and family to provide the highest quality medical care, as well as social and spiritual support. * Twilight Done Right Partner *

Hunterdon Home Care & Hospice

Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Newton

Journey Hospice
Alicia Starrett, Medical Social Worker, (973) 276-3052

Kindred Hospice

Life Source Hospice - Paramus

Peggy’s House, Scotch Plains

Serenity Hospice
Jamie O’Neill, Director of Patient Relations & Network Development, (609) 227-2400

Stein Hospice Somerset

Vitas Healthcare
National Associations

Association for Death Education and Counseling

Cremation Association of North America

National Association of Social Workers

National Funeral Directors Association

Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Senior Centers

East Hanover Senior Citizens Club

Florham Park Senior Center

Hanover Township Seniors Club

Madison Senior Center

Maplewood Seniors Club

Millburn Senior Citizens Department

Morristown Senior Center

New Providence Senior Center

Parsippany Senior Center

Senior Center of the Chathams

Springfield Senior Services

Summit Community Programs Senior Club

Union Senior Center

County & State Services

Essex County Division of Senior Services

Morris County Division of Aging Services

NJ Senior Council Senior Services Non-profit

Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner of NJ

Union County Division of the Aging

Municipal Services

Chatham Borough

Chatham Board of Health

Chatham Police Department

Chatham Borough Fire Department

Chatham Emergency Squad

Chatham Township

Chatham Township Board of Health

Chatham Township Police Department

Chatham Township Fire Department

Chatham Township Emergency Squad

Hanover Township

Hanover Township Board of Health

Hanover Township Police Department

Hanover Township Fire Department

Hanover Township Emergency Squad


Springfield Board of Health

Springfield Police Department

Springfield Fire Department

Springfield Rescue Squad


Summit Board of Health

Summit Police Department

Summit Fire Department

Summit Emergency Squad


Union Board of Health

Union Police Department

Union Fire Department

Union Emergency Squad
Chatham Area

Calvary Presbyterian Church, Florham Park

Chatham Township Presbyterian Church

Chatham United Methodist Church

Chatham Church of Christ

Corpus Christi Church, Chatham

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Chatham

Good Shephard Lutheran, Florham Park

Grace Episcopal Church, Madison

Green Village Methodist Church

Holy Family Church, Florham Park

Long Hill Chapel, Chatham

Madison United Methodist Church

New Providence Methodist Church

Our Lady of Peace, New Providence

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chatham

St. Vincent Martyr Roman Catholic Church, Madison

Odgen Memorial Presbyterian Church, Chatham

St. Andrew’s Church, New Providence

St. Patrick's Church, Chatham

The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township

Presbyterian Church of Madison

Presbyterian Church, New Providence

Presbyterian Church of New Vernon

Springfield Area

Calvary Assembly of God, Springfield

Christ Church in Short Hills

Community Congregational Church, Short Hills

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Short Hills

Good Shepherd Church, Springfield

Holy Cross Lutheran, Springfield

Springfield Presbyterian Church

St. James, Springfield

St. Rosa of Lima Church, Short Hills

St. Stephen’s Church, Millburn

Wyoming Presbyterian, Millburn

Summit Area

Calvary Episcopal Church, Summit

Central Presbyterian, Summit

Christ Church of Summit

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Westfield

Our Lady of Lourdes, Mountainside

St. John's Lutheran Church, Summit

St. Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church, Summit

Unitarian Church, Summit

United Methodist Church of Summit

Union Area

Christ Community Church, Union, (908) 686-4488

Christ the King Church, Hillside

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, Union

Evangelical Baptist Church, Union

Grace Lutheran Church, Union

Holy Spirit Church, Union

Liberty Church, Union

St. Michael the Archangel Church, Union

Townley Presbyterian, Union

United Methodist Church of Union

Whippany Area

Abundant Life Worship Center, Whippany

Church of the Assumption, Morristown

Eternal Grace Church, Parsippany

First Presbyterian Church of Whippany

Hildale Park Presbyterian Church, Cedar Knolls

Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church, Cedar Knolls

Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Whippany

Presbyterian Church of Morris Plains

St. Andrew’s Lutheran, Parsippany

St. Ann Catholic Church, Parsippany

St. John’s Ukrainian, Whippany

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown

United Methodist Church of Morristown

Michael Willis Law Group, LLC
Michael T. Willis, Attorney at Law, (201) 897-7750
Estate Planning, Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

Drinker & Biddle - Florham Park

Hauptman & Hauptman PC - Livingston
Donna Brower, Community Outreach Coordinator, (973) 994-2287

NJ Elder Law Center, Goldberg Law Group

The Murray Firm, LLC - Bernardsville
Robert J. Murray, Esq. (908) 204-3477

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. – Morristown
Crystal Edwards, Esq. Elder Law Attorney, (973) 889-4263
Porzio attorneys help clients with issues such as maximizing their finances to pay for long-term care, substituted decision making in the event of reduced competency, mediation of family disputes, and guardianship. *Twilight Done Right Partner *

Leah Del Percio, Founder & CEO, (443) 599-8701

Broedlin Law
Ryan L. Broedlin, Attorney (973) 879-6117

Choosing a Charity for Memory Gifts

Charity Navigator

American Institute of Philanthropy

BBB Wise Giving Alliance


Just Giving

Financial Advisors

Edward D. Jones & Co. L.P.
Dallas J. Herold, Financial Advisor, (973) 539-2902

Funeral/Memorial Etiquette

How to Dress for a Funeral

How to Write an Obituary

Writing After-Funeral Thank You Notes


Richard Squires, Owner, (973)903-1487
Lifestory makes documenting your family heritage easy and enjoyable, resulting in a professional, elegant book written in your loved one's own words.

Retirement/Funeral/Legacy Planning

Bradley Advance Planning
Ron Mowad, Advance Planning Funeral Director, (973) 635-2428 ext. 139

Talk of a Lifetime

Twilight Done Right
Austin Bremner, Community Outreach Liaison, (973) 635-2428 ext. 140
In 2016, Bradley Funeral Homes founded a cooperative community education series called Twilight Done Right. We’ve brought together local experts in elder law, senior living options, home care and assistance, hospice, and funeral/memorial planning to provide seniors and their caregivers with free information and resources on how to live smart today and plan a cherished legacy for tomorrow.


Tara Grey, Technology Tutor, (862) 368-4893
Technology Tutor for Seniors

The Magnusson Group
Heather Zises, Director of Communications, (973) 425-1550
Estate Sales, Appraisals & Consignment

Bradley Funeral Homes
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