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.
Monmouth County Department of Aging 21 West Main Street Freehold NJ 07728 732-431-7450
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.
Freehold Senior Center 116 Jackson Mills Road Freehold NJ 07728 732-390-6809
Howell Township Senior Center 251 Preventorium Road Howell NJ 07731 732-938-3950
Middletown New Jersey Senior Center 1 Oakdale Drive Middletown NJ 07748 732-671-1629
Red Bank Senior Center 65 Chestnut Street Red Bank NJ 07701 732-747-5204