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Union County Residents Can “ASK” About Services for the Aging at Six Events in September

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County’s new mobile Aging Service Kiosk (ASK) will host free information events at six public locations this September. The events are designed to provide residents with a convenient, friendly way to find out about services for the aging, and for their families and caregivers.

“Our seniors have found the new ASK program to be helpful this summer, and we are glad to be able to extend it into the fall,” said Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, who is a member of the Union County Human Services Advisory Board. “If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, I encourage you to stop by at any one of the six upcoming events.

ASK is staffed by professionals with the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection of the Union County Department of Human Services. They will provide information and guidance on home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care and other services.

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They can also provide help with filling out applications and other forms, if needed. 

Union County residents may attend ASK events in any municipality. The events scheduled for September are:

Linden: Wednesday, September 7

Linden Public Library

31 E. Henry Street

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

 

Clark: Monday, September 12

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

 

Westfield: Thursday, September 15

Westfield Community Center

558 West Broad Street

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Mountainside: Friday, September 16

Mountainside Municipal Building

1385 Route 22 East

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

Fanwood: Wednesday, September 21

Fanwood Public Library

5 Forest Road

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

 

Berkeley Heights: Thursday, September 22

Berkeley Heights Public Library

290 Plainfield Avenue

10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

ASK is a program of the Union County Department of Human Services Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection. The Division on Aging is an Area Agency on Aging  established under the Older Americans Act, as part of a national initiative to improve services for older adults since 1965.

For more information about ASK and other programs of the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, call 1-888-280-8226 toll free or visit online at ucnj.org.

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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