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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 the Aging Service Kiosk (ASK) program at five public libraries in July to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging.

“This person-to-person service is designed to help seniors access resources that can help them live independently and with dignity in their neighborhoods,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “By bringing our staff into local communities, we also hope to reach seniors in a relaxed environment where they feel comfortable.”

Staff will be present at public libraries in Mountainside, Linden, Clark, Fanwood and Union.

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Any Union County resident, caregiver or family member can visit any of the ASK locations.

Through the ASK program, staff from the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection travel throughout Union County providing 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 July 2018 dates and locations are:

Friday, July 6

Mountainside Public Library

Constitution Plaza

Mountainside, 07092

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Wednesday, July 11

Linden Public Library

31 E. Henry Street

Linden, 07036

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Monday, July 16

Clark Public Library

303 Westfield Avenue

Clark, 07066

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

Wednesday, July 25

Fanwood Public Library

5 Forest Road

Fanwood, 07023

10:00 am – 12:00 noon

 

Tuesday, July 31

Union Public Library

1980 Morris Avenue

Union, 07083

12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

All Union County residents are welcome to attend the ASK events.

The Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection’s goal 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. The division has 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 further information about the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, call the division’s toll-free number: 1-888-280-8226, 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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