Bergen County’s Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ARDC)
If you need help and you are:
*an adult 60 years of age or older
*an adult with a disability 18 years of age or older
*a family member-a caregiver-human services or healthcare professional
Call: (201) 336-7400/877-222-3737
The Bergen County Division of Senior Services was established in 1966 under Federal Legislation of the Older Americans Act. The Division of Senior Services is the primary planning, coordinating and funding agency for senior programs and services, promoting the well-being, health and independence of Bergen County’s more than 190,000 older adults. The Division targets especially those vulnerable and in greatest social and economic need.
As the lead agency for the Bergen County’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC), the Division helps older adults, individuals with disabilities over the age of 18 and their caregivers, access the complex, long term care, community-based, health and human services.
The Division can provide information about links to and assistance with completing applications for available resources below:
*Adult Day Care
*Age-Friendly Community Initiatives (AFCI)
*Home Care Programs
*Long Term Care Facilities
*Meals on Wheels
*Reverse Mortgage Counseling
*SAVVERS Discount Program
*Senior Activity Centers
*Senior Lunch Program
*Wellness Check Program
And much more.
**Many of these programs are mentioned in more length on the this blog, “BergenCountyCaregiver.com”.
Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Bergen County’s Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ARDC) pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call or email the above numbers for more information.