Many of us dream of growing older in the comfort and familiarity of our own homes. The Successful Aging in Place Series, brought to you by the Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services and SCAN (Senior Citizens Activity Network), is designed to help you do just that.

This series will empower you and your loved ones to make informed decisions about aging successfully in your own home. Through educational presentations by professionals in various fields, we’ll cover essential topics like Health & Well-Being, Accessibility, Financial and Legal aspects, Home Maintenance, Socialization, and Caregiver information.

Each session will offer valuable insights on eligibility requirements, funding sources, government programs, and available community resources. We hope this series equips you to plan for a bright and fulfilling future. Don’t miss out! For more information on any of these topics, please call the Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veteran Services at 732-431-7450. Enjoy the series!

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  1. Introduction: Susan M. Kiley, Commissioner Liaison to the Department of Human Services
  2. House Call Medicine: Alex Binder, VP-Parker Advanced Care Institute, VNA Health Group
  3. Health Care Delivery in the Home: Wendy Ebner- Visiting Nurse Association Director for Home Care
  4. Dental Home Services & Dental Assistance Programs: Dr. Lindsay Rubin, DMD- Dental Home Services
  5. Community Support Grant Programs: Lynn Whitney – Director of Community Support Services at FCS
  6. Estate Planning: Adam Rubin, Esq, – Levine, Furman, & Rubin LLC
  7. Medicare & the PAAD Program: Michael Power, Volunteer SHIP Counselor- State Health Insurance Program
  8. Memory Loss & Dementia: Caitlyn Lennox, Programs & Services Coordinator -Alzheimer’s NJ
  9. Adult Medical Day Centers & Alzheimer’s Adult Day Services Program Grant: Kelli Desmond, Director of Social Services at We Care Adult Care
  10. Medical Alert Devices: Gerry Gavin, Business Development Manager -Visiting Physician Services
  11. Meals on Wheels: Marisa Kraus JFCS Kosher Meals on Wheels & Beth Paterno Interfaith Neighbors Meals on Wheels
  12. Food Pantries & SNAP: Janelle Garcia, Vice President of Community Impact at Fulfill
  13. Pet Assistance Programs: Doreen Jakubcak, Executive Director- Marty’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary
  14. Senior Centers: Randy Bishop, Director – Neptune Department of Senior Services and Senior Center
  15. Mental Health: Maureen Underwood, LCSW – Mental Health Association of Monmouth County