News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners

Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director Ÿ Sara Sooy, Commissioner Deputy Director

Melonie Marano, Commissioner Ÿ Paul M. Drake, Commissioner Ÿ Douglas Singleterry, Commissioner

 

For Immediate Release

February 7, 2024

 

Office on Aging & Disability Services Seeking Community Organizations to Showcase Resources at Somerset County Aging Well Expo

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County’s Office on Aging & Disability Services is seeking community organizations to participate in the free Somerset County Aging Well Expo. Organizations that provide programs and services for the aging population are welcome to apply. The event will take place on Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Somerset County Bridgewater Senior Wellness Center, at 876 Main St., in Bridgewater. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 1.

The purpose of the event is to provide the aging population, their family, and caregivers with tools and resources to help them live their best lives. Organizations that would like to participate should provide health education, social services, social events, or cultural resources to the aging population. Organizations can display informational resources at a booth, or provide demonstrations, speakers, and health screenings.

Applications

Organizations must submit applications by April 1. To fill out an application online, click SC Aging Well Expo online application.

Print an application and submit it via email to officeaging@co.somerset.nj.us, or fax to 908-595-0194.

For more information about the event, send an email to officeaging@co.somerset.nj.us.

Donations

The Somerset County Aging Well Expo Committee is seeking donations for prize drawings and giveaways to be used at the expo. Organizations that would like to donate can contact Lisa De Los Santos at lsantos@co.somerset.nj.us, or call 908-704-6346.

 

About Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services

Somerset County has a population of over 60,000 residents ages 65 and above, according to census.gov. The county is also the first in New Jersey to be recognized as an AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities member.

 

The Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services (AAA/ADRC) ensures seniors ages 60-plus, adults with disabilities ages 18-plus, and their caregivers have easy access to information, long-term services, and support  including caregiving questions, information, or referral to services.

 

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