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“ASK” about Senior Services in Union County

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors can visit the traveling “ASK” Aging Services Kiosk program. Five ASK sessions are scheduled for five different locations in January.

The ASK program visits libraries and other public facilities in communities throughout Union County. Each ASK session is staffed by experienced personnel from the Union County Department of Human Services Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection.

“The ASK program enables residents to speak with an expert and ask questions in person at a convenient location,” Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, the Freeholder Board liaison to the Human Services Advisory Board said. “ASK has become an important part of our community outreach efforts, helping to ensure that every senior can connect with the resources and services available to them.”

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Seniors and caregivers can come to an ASK session for information about home-delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care and other services.

Assistance with completing applications and forms is also provided.

Any Union County resident or caregiver can visit any of the ASK sessions. The dates and locations for ASK sessions in January are:

Wednesday, January 10

Linden Public Library

31 E. Henry Street

Linden, 07036

10:00 – 12:00

Monday, January 22

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

Clark, 07066

10:00 – 12:00

Wednesday, January 24

Fanwood Public Library

5 Forest Road

Fanwood, 07023

10:00 – 12:00

Monday, January 29

Summit Public Library

75 Maple Street

Summit, 07901

10:30 – 12:30

Tuesday, January 30

Union Public Library

1980 Morris Avenue

Union, 07083

12:00 – 2:00

The mission of the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is to promote wellness, independence, dignity, and choice for seniors and their families. It is one of 670 Area Agencies on Aging nationwide established under the federal Older Americans Act. The division has printed information available in English and Spanish.

For more information call 888-280-8226 toll-free, or 908-527-4870 or 908-527-4858, or visit the Union County website 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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