Women’s Workshops are open to all women and cover family matters, life skills, health and wellness and other topics of interest. These one-session seminars, designed to enrich and enhance your life, are offered throughout the year.

For a complete list of current Workshops, see below.

Registration is required; cost is $7 per session. As a benefit of membership, workshops are free to NCJW/Essex members if you register in advance. Unless otherwise noted, Women’s Workshops are held in the NCJW/Essex Conference Room, 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston, NJ.


  • Sep 7, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you or someone you know turning 65 or retiring this year? Feeling overwhelmed by the choices surrounding Medicare and how to enroll? Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage Read More


  • Sep 13, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Marc Cohen, FACC, Director of Cardiology at Beth Israel Medical Center, will explain how women are treated differently than men with regard to Heart Disease. He will discuss and answer questions highlighting gender difference regarding prevention and treatment of cholesterol, hypertension, chest pain, and warning signs of heart attacks, He will advise women of Read More


  • Oct 18, 2017
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Contemplating divorce can be overwhelming without understanding available alternatives and New Jersey laws. However, easy steps can be taken to minimize your out-of-pocket cost and maximize your time to move swiftly forward in your life. Joanna Brick , Esq. of Brick Law, LLC, will discuss how to navigate this process.Read More


  • Oct 26, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Charles Ziss, a Social Security Assistant District Manager, who will explain and discuss the requirements, benefits, and choices of when to file for Social Security.  In addition, this workshop will review and explain the online services available for those already receiving Social Security as well as those applying for the first time.Read More