Sites of Interest
AliMed - AliMed is a leading provider of medical, healthcare, and ergonomic products serving all segments of the healthcare market including hospitals and clinics, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, private medical practices, therapists, and more.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Legal Planning - A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and their Families
Assisted Living Directory - Assisted Living Directory strives to be the model of honesty and transparency in the assisted living and senior care industry by providing accurate and highly trustworthy facility information, caregiver support, and in-depth, original content, videos, and interviews.
assistedliving.com - Get free expert guidance on choosing the right senior housing from a local Senior Living Advisor. Our compassionate advisors will work with you to understand your loved one's needs and help you find the best-assisted living options for your unique needs and budget.
Assisted Living Facilities - Making the Move
Benefits Checkup - Quickly find benefit programs that could help you pay for medications, health care, food, and more.
Care Compare - Find a Care Advisor near you to answer questions and help you find the best care for your loved one.
Drug Watch: Drug Watch helps people who were injured by dangerous drugs and medical advice.
Other helpful topics from Drug Watch:
Senior Health - Thanks to modern medicine, seniors are living longer. But with old age comes additional concerns about health and well-being. The key is making sure the extra years are as healthy, fruitful, and enjoyable as possible.
Type 2 Diabetes Information - Patients with Type 2 diabetes have excess sugar in their blood, which can cause a number of complications, including nerve and kidney damage. The disease is usually treated with medication, but some come with serious side effects.
Common Antibiotic Information - basic information regarding Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox.
Federal Trade Commission - Consumer Information - Scam Alerts
Health Finder - Get information to help you and your loved ones stay healthy.
Hunterdon Helpline - Hunterdon Helpline is available to help, 24-7, 365 days of the year, for any need at any time, including information about COVID-19 tests and vaccines. Whatever challenge you are facing, call Hunterdon Helpline’s First Assist hotline at 908.782.HELP.
In addition to our 24-7 hotline, we offer a selection of Senior Services programs focused on providing wellness services, as well as community connections:
Telephone Reassurance: If you feel isolated, Telephone Reassurance provides daily calls once or several times a day from 8 am to 9 pm. The calls could simply be a social chat or provide reminders for medications and other daily life needs.
Friendly Visitor: The Friendly Visitor program matches seniors with volunteers who have similar interests and who make visits at least once a week, providing social interaction, wellness checks and community news and information.
Volunteer Shopper: Can’t get out to the grocery store or the food pantry during this pandemic or at any time? Register for our Volunteer Shopper program and we will pick up and deliver your food from grocery stores and food pantries. The service is free, but you pay for the groceries.
Whether financial, physical or mental health, food access, housing or other issues, our Community Resource Specialists are here to help you round the clock with an abundance of resources. We can also help you register for Citizen Alert and Register Ready. Or we can just listen, any time of day or night. All of our services are free.
CIRA for COVID Information, Referral and Assistance: Are you over 60? We can help you with your COVID questions and needs.
Hunterdon County Offices & Services
- Hunterdon County Department of Health
- Hunterdon County Division of Housing
- Hunterdon County Housing Resource Guide (PDF)
- Hunterdon County Department of Human Services
- Hunterdon County Division of Social Services
- Hunterdon County Surrogate
Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon, Inc. - call 908-284-0735. The objective of each Meal on Wheels in Hunterdon, Inc. nutrition program is to assist the elderly and disabled of Hunterdon County, NJ avoid unwanted institutionalization by making it possible for them to live at home in comfort, safety, and dignity.
Medicaid Official Medicaid Benefits website.
Medicare Official Medicare website.
Mesothelioma Hospice Care Hospice care may be a consideration for mesothelioma patients and families because of the short life expectancy of the disease. Hospice can be a compassionate option for end-of-life care.
National Association for Area Agencies on Aging - The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501c(3) membership association representing America's national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation's capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Fraud Alerts
NJ Helps is a free service offered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Welfare Services. It is an easy way for you to prescreen for several welfare programs that are available to help you and your family. NJHelps is private. They do not ask who you are and do not share your information with anyone. NJHelps will tell you where to go for help and what to bring with you when you visit your County's Division of Social Services. Just answer some simple questions and they will assist you.
- Planning for the Future for Special Needs Seniors
- Preparing for Your Senior Years - a Road Map for Boomers
- Senior Living - Guide to Senior Living and Retirement - A comprehensive guide to Senior living and retirement.
- Senior Health Resources
- Social Security Administration - Official Social Security Administration website.
- Third Age - Healthy Living for Women and their Families.
- Veterans Service Alliance for Senior Veterans