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“ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

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Union County residents seeking information about services for senior adults age 60 and up can visit ASK, the Union County Aging Service Kiosk at six locations in April for one-on-one guidance with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection.

“The ASK program helps improve access to information about resources and programs for seniors, by bringing our expert staff out to local communities,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “I encourage senior residents, their families and caregivers to use this popular service.”

The ASK schedule in April includes public libraries in Linden, Mountainside, Clark, Plainfield, Union and Fanwood. Residents from every municipality are welcome to attend these events.

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Staff from the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection will be on hand to provide information about home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care, support services for caregivers and more.

Assistance with completing applications and forms is also provided.

The April 2018 dates and locations are:

Wednesday, April 11

Linden Public Library

31 E. Henry Street

Linden, 07036

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

 

Friday, April 13

Mountainside Public Library

Constitution Plaza

Mountainside, 07092

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Monday, April 16

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

Clark, 07066

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

 

Thursday, April 19

Plainfield Public Library

800 Park Avenue

Plainfield, 07060

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

 

Tuesday, April 24

Union Public Library

1980 Morris Avenue

Union, 07083

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, April 25

Fanwood Public Library

5 Forest Road

Fanwood, 07023

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The goal of the Union County 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. 

Among its many services, the division provides information printed in both English and Spanish.

Dates and locations of upcoming ASK program stops are posted in local newspapers, the Senior News, Facebook, Twitter and the Union County website, ucnj.org.

For more information about the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection call toll-free at1-888-280-8226, call 908-527-4870 or 908-527-4858, 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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