Union County, NJ -- Union residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit the Aging Services Kiosk (ASK) event on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Avenue, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Experienced staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, will be available to answer questions. There are several other ASK events throughout the County in October.
“Each of our ASK events is open to all County residents, so please come and join us as at any convenient location,” said Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, who is the Freeholder Board liaison to the Human Services Advisory Board. “The ASK program gives you a chance to discuss your situation with our experienced staff, and learn about resources available to help you.”
The Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is based in Elizabeth. Through the ASK community outreach program, members of the staff travel throughout Union County to help connect residents with information about home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care support services for caregivers, and more.
The ASK program also enables residents to obtain assistance with completing applications and forms. The program is also available at:
Wednesday, October 25, Elizabeth Public Library, 11 South Broad Street, Elizabeth, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 25, Fanwood Public Library, 5 Forest Road, Fanwood, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 26, Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, 800 Park Avenue, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
All Union County residents are welcome to attend any ASK event.
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. Information is available in both English and Spanish.
Upcoming ASK events are posted on the County website and social media. Residents can also check their local newspapers and websites for ASK dates and locations.