Middlesex County Social Services for the Elderly

A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.

Carteret Department of Aging 100 Cooke Avenue Carteret NJ 07008 732-802-3014

Middlesex County Department of Aging 75 Bayard Street New Brunswick NJ 08901 732-745-3295

A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.

Edison Senior Center 2963 Woodbridge Avenue Edison NJ 08837 732-248-7345