ELIZABETH, NJ - Summit residents seeking reliable information about Union County services for adults age 60 and older can can visit the Summit Free Public Library on May 20, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., to speak in person with experienced staff from the Union County Aging and Disability Resource Connection, a division of the Department of Human Services.
The community visit -- scheduled each month through Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk (ASK) program -- will also make stops at public libraries in Elizabeth, Clark, Cranford, Garwood, Mountainside, Summit and Union, as well as the Rahway Senior Center, in May.
The Summit Free Public Library is located at 75 Maple Street.
Guidance offered through the ASK program includes home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care, and support services for caregivers. Assistance with completing applications and forms is also provided.
All Union County residents are welcome to attend any ASK event. In addition to the May 20 Summit visit, dates and locations for May include:
Monday, May 6
Elizabeth Public Library / LaCorte Branch - 418 Palmer Street, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8
Cranford Public Library - 224 Walnut Avenue, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, May 9
Rahway Senior Center - 1306 Esterbrook Avenue, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday, May 16
Garwood Public Library - 411 Third Avenue, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Friday, May 17
Mountainside Public Library - 1 Constitution Plaza, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Monday, May 20
Clark Public Library - 303 Westfield Avenue, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday, May 28
Union Public Library - 1980 Morris Avenue, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is modeled on a national initiative aimed at promoting wellness, independence, dignity and choice. In addition to ASK and other outreach events, printed information is available in English and Spanish.
For more information about the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, visit ucnj.org/departments/human-services or call 888-280-8226 (toll free), 908-527-4870, or 908-527-4858. Spanish speakers may call 908-527-4863.