ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County seniors and their caregivers, friends, and neighbors to are invited to join 'Online with Aging', a live, online presentation about programs and services for seniors conducted in both English and Spanish. The event will be held via Zoom on December 11, beginning at 10 a.m.
A link to join is posted on the Union County Division on Aging web page at ucnj/org/aging. Participants are reminded to download Zoom before joining.
'Online with Aging' participants who have questions about senior services will be able to speak directly with specialists in the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection during the Zoom event.
Topics of discussion will include many senior services available in Union County, including:
- The Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving program
- Respite Care program
- Medicaid Managed Long Term Services & Supports
- Adult day services
- Home delivered meals
- Information about the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Union County
'Online with Aging' will also cover Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged & Disabled PAAD/Lifeline, Senior Gold, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, and Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary Program, among others.
The Division on Aging / ADRC is part of the Union County Department of Human Services, and is the federally recognized Area Agency on Aging for Union County. The nationwide Area Agency on Aging “on-the-ground” model was established under the 1973 Older Americans Act, with the goal of helping seniors live independently, and with dignity, in their communities.
As an Area Agency on Aging, the Division on Aging is authorized to issue contracts for senior service providers including health aide/homemakers, nurse visits, social work visits, hospice, home delivered meals, kosher home delivered meals, congregate nutrition, caregiver services, legal services, information & assistance, social / medical adult day services, residential maintenance, emergency energy assistance, telephone reassurance, grocery shopping, transportation, grandparents raising grandchildren, and much more.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Division’s Aging Services Kiosk and other in-person outreach events have been canceled until further notice.
For more information vist online at ucnj.org/aging or call contact the Division on Aging at 908-527-4870. Para español, llama 908-527-4863.