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Resource Table - Monmouth County Department of Aging

Monmouth County Office on Aging will be in our Lobby sharing information about how they enhance the quality of life of Monmouth County Older Adults and their caregivers through a their programs.

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Resource Table - Monmouth County Department of Aging
Resource Table - Monmouth County Department of Aging

Time & Location

05 mar 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Brielle, 610 South St, Brielle, NJ 08730, USA

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About the Event

About the Programs:

The Resource Table Tuesday 3/5: is where a staff member from Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services displays and distributes informational materials on benefits, programs and services available for eligible Monmouth County  seniors, adults with disabilities, veterans and their dependents, and caregivers.

The Ready Go Bag Wednesday 3/6: is a water-resistant canvas messenger bag designed to accompany an evacuee to a shelter, hospital or evacuation site. Each bag is packed with information on disaster preparedness, a form to note emergency contacts and medical  conditions, and a checklist for vital documents. It is designed for Monmouth County residents in coastal communities and anyone who may feel vulnerable should they need to evacuate their home due to a disaster. It can be paired with Register Ready which is  a voluntary and free program designed to identify residents who may need assistance evacuating in advance of an emergency and aid in the development of shelter plans for those with access and functional needs. Information is collected through a secure portal  that is only accessible by emergency management and first responders. Anyone who may find it difficult relocating to safety with family or friends or to a public shelter during an emergency evacuation because of a physical or cognitive limitation, language  barrier, or lack of transportation may wish to register. Staff from Monmouth County Office on Aging and Monmouth County Sheriff's Office and Office of Emergency Management provide a brief presentation on disaster preparedness and Register Ready then distribute  the Ready Go Bags. A caregiver may bring identification and emergency contact information to receive a Ready Go Bag on behalf of a care recipient.

Here are two Ready Go Bag informational videos.

Monmouth County and Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services Present the Ready Go Bag

https://youtu.be/AVMOJt8udqM?feature=shared

Monmouth County introduces 'Ready Go Bag'

https://youtu.be/_J8HKl2n_I4?feature=shared

About Department of Aging:

The Office on Aging was established by the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners in 1975 and utilizes federal, state, and county funds to develop programs and partnerships to deliver essential services to the seniors of Monmouth County. The Office on Aging is the primary planning, coordinating and funding agency for senior programs and services, promoting the well-being, health and independence of Monmouth County’s older adults. The Office targets especially those vulnerable and in greatest social and economic need. As the lead agency for the Monmouth County’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC), the Division helps older adults, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities over the age of 18, access the complex, long-term care, community-based, health and human services.Free Information provided. For more information visit: https://www.visitmonmouth.com/page.aspx?ID=2297

Lead Representative for Display Table in Lobby Contact: Joseph Corcione Email: Joseph.corcione@co.monmouth.nj.us Phone: 732.431.7450

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