On Campus WPUNJ Institute for Creative AgingCollege Hall, Room 350Phone: 973-720-3692 Hours: M-F, 8:30am - 4pmArea Served: Greater WPUNJ CommunityEligibility: NoneFees Charged: NoneAs a resource for the region, the Institute sponsors roundtables on aging-related issues and involves older adults in the University community. The Institute initiates programs that enhance the well being of older adults through public education, professional development, and public advocacy. CONCERN EAP1-800-242-7371Hours: Monday through Saturday, with hours on campus by appointment. Employee Assistance ProgramArea Served: William Paterson UniversityEligibility: Faculty, staff and their household members Fees charged: Free The EAP is a service for William Paterson University faculty and staff and their household members. The EAP offers confidential short term counseling and referral for problems ranging from work-related concerns to personal difficulties that affect an individual's everyday life. Trained counselors help with problems such as career issues, child care, elder care, family and workplace relationship problems, finances, health care, mental health, retirement, substance abuse, and Work/Life balance. Off Campus National Institute on Aging/Information CenterNIA Information Center31 Center Drive, MSC, 2292Bethesda, MD 20892Phone: 800-222-2225Hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon - FriArea Served: NationwideEligibility: NoneFees Charged: NoneOffers publications and videos on health promotion, disease prevention, safety, nutrition, the body, medical care, and medications, diseases and disorders, and planning for later years. Publishes the NIA Resource Directory for Older People.Copsa Institute for Alzheimers and Alzheimer's Disease Helpline667 Hoes Lane, PO Box 1392Piscataway, NJ 08855Phone: (800) 424-2494Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30Area Served: New JerseyEligibility: NoneFees Charged: Insurance accepted, charity care available Evaluations of people with memory problems. Eldercare Locatorwww.eldercare.gov1-800-677-1116The Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers Elder Care Onlinewww.ec-online.net ElderCare Online is a beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, they provide an online community where supportive peers and professionals help you improve quality of life for yourself and your elder. Information on Alzheimer's & Dementia Care, Home Care & Independent Living, I. Caregiver, Insurance Coverage, Legal & Financial Matters, Healthy Aging, Residential Options, and Transitions & Spirituality. Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center/I&RADEAR Center PO Box 8250Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250Phone: (800) 438-4380Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgHours: M-F 8:30-5Area Served: United StatesFees Charged: None Collects and disseminates information about Alzheimer's disease to health professionals, patients, family members, and the general public. Provides information about symptoms and the latest research into possible causes and treatments. Referrals to other national resource organizations. Publications available. Spanish speaking staff available. Sponsored by National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health. VNA/Northern NJFriendship House Alzheimer's Day Care CenterCalvary Presbyterian Church, 144 Ridgedale Ave.Florham Park, NJ 07932Phone: (973) 822-1670www.vhsmc.comHours: 8 am - 5 pm, Mon, Tue, Thu, FriArea Served: Morris CountyFees Charged: Sliding scale A program of activities specifically designed for people with Alzheimer's and/or a related memory disorder. Operates four days a week. Facility is accessible for wheelchairs. Supervised by a registered nurse. Program located at the Calvary Presbyterian Church in Florham Park. Cancer Care/Counseling & Financial Assistance Programs141 Dayton St.Ridgewood, NJ 07450Phone: (800) 813-4673 Toll FreeEmail: email@example.comHours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri, (evening and daytime support groups available)Area Served: New JerseyEligibility: Diagnosis of cancer in self or family member, loss of loved one due to cancerFees Charged: None Free professional counseling for patients and/or their family members and bereaved relatives. Helps families find appropriate home services and can provide some financial support toward the cost. Education and outreach programs provided through seminars and workshops. Support groups available. Daughters of Miriam Adult Medical Day Center and Nursing Home155 Hazel StreetClifton, NJ 07015Phone: 973-253-5703Hours: M-F 9 am - 2:30 pmArea Served: United States/New JerseyEligibility: NoneFees Charged: None Collects and disseminates information about Alzheimer's disease to health professionals, patients, family members, and the general public. Provides information about symptoms and the latest research into possible causes and treatments. Referrals to other national resource organizations. Publications available. Spanish speaking staff available. Sponsored by National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health. ElderCare Resources6 Grace WayMorristown, NJ 07960Phone: (973) 897-3821Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgHours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - FriArea Served: No limitationsEligibility: None. Private PaymentFees Charged: Upon request. Medicare accepted for mental health services. ElderCare Resources is a private service specializing in coordinating health and community services and providing counseling services for adults and families dealing with chronic illness and disability. It provides information, referral, and oversight of medical and psychiatric care, legal services, financial services, health and long term care insurance, home care options, adult care and socialization, transportation, home delivered meals, energy assistance, and pharmaceutical programs.Provides counseling for individuals and families who are having difficulty coping with long-term illness and disability or a traumatic reaction to sudden, critical loss of functioning. MCDHS/Division on Aging/Information & Referral340 West Hanover Ave.Morris Twsp., NJ 07963Phone: (973) 285-6848, (800) 564-4656 NJ EASEEmail: email@example.comHours: 8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon - FriArea Served: Morris CountyEligibility: 60 + residents of Morris County and/or their Caregivers Provides response to individuals and groups seeking information and linkages to aging networks, services, programs, and benefits. SAGE/InfoCare/Eldercare Consultation50 DeForest Ave.Summit, NJ 07901Phone: (908) 273-4598Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgHours: 9 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - FridayArea Served: Not limited to those residing in SAGE Summit areaEligibility: Older adult, family caregiver or friend who needs assistance or advice about services for the elderly SAGE InfoCare is an information and referral program designed to help older adults and family caregivers who need assistance or advice about services for the elderly. Information available includes community resources, general information ranging from housing to long term care insurance, eldercare specialists and more. May be used by long distance caregivers. NJ Department of Health/Office of the Public GuardianPO Box 812Trenton, NJ 08625-0800Phone: (609) 943-3440www.state.nj.us/healthHours: 8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon - FriArea Served: New JerseyProvides public guardianship for an elderly adult when private guardianship is not feasible because there is no willing/responsible family member/friend available to serve. This office is part of the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. Passaic BSS/Senior Community Independent Living Services (SCILS)80 Hamilton St.Paterson, NJ 07505Phone: (973) 881-2624Email: email@example.comHours: 8 am - 5 pm, Mon - FriArea Served: Passaic, Bergen, Sussex, and Warren countiesEligibility: Those with vision impairment or eye disease. Services available without regard to income.Fees Charged: None Jointly administered by the BSS and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Assists blind or visually impaired elderly residents in maintaining independence. Services include outreach, case management, I & R, vision screening, examination by an ophthalmologist, vision aids and devices orientation, mobility training, home instruction in personal care and activities of daily living, restoration surgery (cataract removal), lens implants, volunteer companions, self-help support groups, community services advocacy, and recreation services.