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“ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Fanwood on Jan. 18

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UNION COUNTY -- Residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60+ can visit Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk (ASK) program in at the Fanwood Memorial Library on Jan. 18 from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon. Staff from the Union County Department of Human Services Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection will answer questions and offer guidance.

“The goal of ASK is to help seniors and their caregivers access programs and services available to them, by conducting outreach events in their communities,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen. 

Staff from the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) travel throughout the County, providing information about senior services including home-delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care and support services for caregivers. Assistance with completing applications and forms is also available at ASK events.

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“For services that require an application, ADRC staff can help make the process go more smoothly,” said Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski. “I encourage seniors and caregivers to visit a nearby ASK event and avail themselves of the opportunity to get accurate, reliable information about resources that can help improve their quality of life.”

Wednesday, Jan. 18
Fanwood Public Library
5 Forest Road, Fanwood
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

If you are unable to attend the event in Fanwood, there will be opportunities to obtain information at the following locations:

Monday, Jan. 9
Clark Public Library
303 Westfield Ave., Clark
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 11
Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry Street, Linden
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 12
Westfield Community Center
558 West Broad Street, Westfield 
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 20
Mountainside Municipal Building
1385 Route 22 East, Mountainside
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 24
Union Public Library
1080 Morris Avenue, Union
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

The ADRC provides services that enable seniors and the disabled to remain in their homes and communities with the goal of promoting wellness, independence, dignity and choice for seniors and their families. Union County ADRC has information printed in both English and Spanish. For more information, call 888-280-8226, 908-527-487, or 908-527-4858 or visit www.ucnj.org.

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