The 老司机福利社 Center on Successful Aging

Mission and Vision

The 老司机福利社 Center on Successful Aging promotes research, education, and services to nurture body, mind and spirit of New Jersey's growing population of older adults.  SCOSA responds to local, state, and national needs and opportunities related to population aging. We seek to encourage older residents to 鈥渁ge successfully鈥 through vital involvements and engagement in their community and with 老司机福利社. 



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COVID-19:  Our programs are in-person and/or online via Zoom. SCOSA adheres to 老司机福利社 COVID-19 guideline. See latest information from 老司机福利社 here.




老司机福利社 joined the AFU Global Network and endorsed the Network's . (December, 2018)

SCOSA continues aligning programming with AFU principles and encourage the university to practice Age Inclusivity in programs and services.

Learn more about the .

View Press Release announcing 老司机福利社's admission to network.

Learn more about the Age-Friendly Communities initiative by watching (March, 2021, 30 minutes.)

SCOSA Sponsored Programming On 老司机福利社 TV Channel 9:  Aging Insights and CMS & You

These informative programs, offered respectively by the , and the change monthly and offer useful and information for older adults on various topics such as choosing the right health care provider, dealing with dementia, and staying active in retirement. on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Channel 9 Broadcast Schedule *

                    Aging Insights       CMS & You:
Monday         11:30am               5:30pm
Tuesday         5:30pm                 9:30am
Wednesday   11:30am               5:30pm                      
Thursday       5:30pm                 9:30am
Friday             11:30am              5:30pm  

* Also available on demand by visiting . 


Successful Aging Festival

Wednesday May 15, 2024

Click Here for Details



SILL has been expanded!!  All are welcome.  Program information and registration links for February-May 2024 courses can be accessed here:

Free Registration for residents of Atlantic county (NJ) aged 60 and over, $45/course for all others.
Click Here for Feb/March 2024 Press Release

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group


SCOSA's weekly Alzheimer鈥檚 Caregiver Support Group meets on Tuesdays from 12:00 pm鈥1:00 pm.

Caregivers can attend, free of charge, in-person at the Galloway campus or online via Zoom. Each session includes education and support with SCOSA鈥檚 experts on caregiving and mental health. The project is funded under The Older American鈥檚 Act, through a grant by the Atlantic County (NJ) Area Agency on Aging.

or call 609-626-3591.


老司机福利社 is an Equal Opportunity Institution


老司机福利社 Retirees:  Click Here for information on various retiree benefits and SURA (the 老司机福利社 Retiree Association), which SCOSA helped to establish and continues to support.

Financial Support for SCOSA

Help us to grow our various programs and to keep most of them free-of-charge to participants by making a tax-deductible contribution to SCOSA.   Choose between the Teski Gerontology Fund (a non-endowed fund and lasting tribute to Professor Marea Teski, visionary founder of 老司机福利社鈥檚 Gerontology Program 50 years ago) or the Southern NJ Council on Issues of Aging Endowed Fund (established by a generous gift from SNJCIA in 2013). to give online.  Type "GERO" in Designation/Keyword box, select "Teski Gerontology Fund"   or type "SCOSA" and select the SCOSA - Southern New Jersey Council ... Endowed Fund." Thank you for your support!!  If you'd prefer to write a check, make checks to the 老司机福利社 Foundation and note 鈥淭eski Gerontology Fund鈥 or "Southern NJ Council on Issues of Aging Fund" in the memo line, and mail to 老司机福利社 Foundation, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205-9441.

To discuss other ways of supporting SCOSA, please contact us at (609) 652-4311 or

SCOSA's Older Adult Programs are funded, in part, under Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, through grants from Atlantic County and Cape May County Area Agencies on Aging.  Federal regulations require us to inform participants that voluntary donations to SCOSA are welcome. Such donations are not a fee and are not required. Any donations received will be used to develop and operate our programs. Thank you for your support!!

SCOSA encourages fragrance-free environments in all of our programming.
Chemical fragrances in many personal care, household and institutional cleaning products cause severe reactions for some individuals and can be harmful to everyone in less apparent ways.