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OritaniBank Charitable Foundation Awards Adler Aphasia Center with $15,000 Grant

Posted on 6/1/2017 by

Township of Washington, N.J. (May 25, 2017) – The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to the Adler Aphasia Center of Maywood, NJ. The center is devoted to improving lives of individuals living with aphasia and assisting their families as well.

OritaniBank Charitable Foundation Awards Adler Aphasia Center with $15,000 Grant

 Township of Washington, N.J. (May 25, 2017) – The OritaniBank Charitable Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to the Adler Aphasia Center of Maywood, NJ. The center is devoted to improving lives of individuals living with aphasia and assisting their families as well.

 The grant will specifically benefit the continued funding and development of the core Life Skills program and its deployment through their two main centers and seven Communications Groups throughout Northern NJ. It will also assist in the center’s goal in being able to provide therapeutic support services across ten counties.

 “This disease is not only devastating for its victims, but for their families as well,” said Kevin J. Lynch, President of the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation and Chairman, President and CEO of Oritani Bank. “We applaud Adler Aphasia Center for being a pillar of education and support in the community, in addition to raising awareness about the disease as well. We are proud to support such a caring and devoted community,” he continued.

 “The Adler Aphasia Center is proud to have a longstanding partnership with OritaniBank Charitable Foundation. Since 2011, the Foundation has supported our efforts to build a better quality of life for people with aphasia and their families,” said Karen Tucker, the Executive Director of Adler Aphasia Center. “OritaniBank Charitable Foundation’s support has helped us meet the rehabilitation needs of those we serve. We are grateful for their ongoing support and for sharing our vision and our mission to the aphasia community,” she continued.

 Adler Aphasia Center provides a therapeutic environment of innovative programs that give people ways to live successfully with aphasia, create opportunities for social connection for anyone who wishes to join, trains health care professionals to improve service delivery to people with aphasia, and conducts influential research through and partner with aphasia researchers across the country. Overall, the center strives to make aphasia universally understood.

 

About Adler Aphasia Center:

Adler Aphasia Center, a non-profit organization based in Maywood and West Orange, NJ, is an innovative post-rehabilitative therapeutic program that addresses the long-term needs of people with aphasia (a language disorder caused by stroke or other brain injuries) and their families. The programs and activities offered at Adler Aphasia Center and facilitated by speech language pathologists and healthcare professionals, all share the primary goals of enhancing the communication skills of its members and providing opportunities for social and peer support, while building members’ self-esteem. There are also many benefits for the caregivers, as the center realized that this disorder affects the entire family. Training and educational programs are also offered to those in the healthcare profession, consumers, educators, students, speech-language pathologists and others interested in improving the quality of life for those persons affected by aphasia. Founded in 2003 by Elaine and Mike Adler, its mission is simple: to provide help for those living with aphasia and their caregivers and to expand awareness and knowledge of aphasia.

 About OritaniBank Charitable Foundation:

Oritani Bank established the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation in 2007 to assist not-for-profit organizations that help to improve the quality of life for area residents, especially those members of its communities most in need. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated more than $7 million to local charitable organizations, primarily in support of education, health and human services, youth programs and affordable housing.

About Oritani Bank:

Oritani Bank is a 105-year-old community bank with more than $3.8 billion in assets, based in the Township of Washington, New Jersey. The Bank has 26 branches throughout Bergen, Hudson, Passaic & Essex Counties. Oritani Bank is a publicly held company trading on the NASDAQ with the trading symbol “ORIT.” Oritani Bank offers a full line of deposit and loan services to both retail and commercial customers. For more information, call 888-ORITANI, or visit its website, www.oritani.com.

 

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