Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2018

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

Union County, NJ — Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age sixty and above will have a choice of five different dates and locations in September to meet staff from the Union County Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, to get information on senior services and resources.

“We are happy to continue the ASK — the Aging Services Kiosk program — into the fall season. ASK connects our seniors and their caregivers with experts from our staff, who travel to public libraries, senior center and other locations that are familiar and convenient for local residents,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. 

The ASK program provides seniors and their caregivers with person-to-person information on programs like home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care, and, support services.

Assistance with completing applications and forms is also provided.

Any Union County resident or caregiver can visit the ASK program at any location. The September 2018 dates and locations are:

Wednesday, September 5

Linden Public Library

31 E. Henry Street

Linden, NJ 07036

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Monday, September 10

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

Clark, 07066

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Thursday, September 13

Garwood Public Library

411 Third Avenue

Garwood, NJ 07027

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Wednesday, September 19

Fanwood Public Library

5 Forest Road

Fanwood, NJ 07023

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Tuesday, September 25

Union Public Library

1980 Morris Avenue

Union, 07083

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

The Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is part of the Union County Department of Human Services. As one of 670 “Area Agencies on Aging” established nationwide by the Older Americans Act, its goal is to promote wellness, independence, dignity, and choice for seniors and their families.

For more information about senior services and resources in Union County, call the Division’s toll-free number: 1-888-280-8226, or call 908-527- 4870 or 908-527-4858. Spanish speakers may call 908-527-4863.

Information may also be viewed on the Union County government website at ucnj.org, and printed information is available in both English and Spanish.

           

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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