PACCAL'S SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS
This is PACCAL's Flagship Program for our Older Adults.
The program's goal is to provide information on health topics that is helpful for older adults. Topic include diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, and health concerns that our Older Adult requests to learn about... A light exercise with an Online Fitness Instructor for Older Adults also follows the lecture.
We currently run this on the first 3 Tuesdays via Zoom and the 4th Tuesday at Harborview Senior Center (Live).
Since we wish to keep our participants engaged in a private environment during the Online workshops, we encourage participants to register with our Staff. To ensure the legitimacy of our staff, we advise that you call our staff member Rochelle at 917-297-1490.
For schedule purposes, the Calendar is available at
If you are on our roster, a text reminder will be sent to you (unless you opt out).
- First reminder will be prior to the workshop,
- Scond reminder will be an hour prior to the workshop.
There is no cost to this initiative. But participants are requested to registe.
This program is partially funded by the Hudson County Office of the Aging. And partly funded also by the Annual Fundraising events during March and October. As a 501c3 organization, donations are welcome anytime and a receipt can be provided upon request.
For a list of our past topics and past facilitators, please see this link:
As part of our outreach work, PACCAL helps our Older Adults in registering them for the Year's Farmer's Market Voucher. This usually happens in May. This is a first come first serve basis.
If you are 60+ and are within the year's Low-Income Status. Click here to see if you qualify. Low Income Guidelines for 2022
Here is the 2023 Registration Form for the FARMER'S MARKET voucher this year.
You may send the registration back to our office via mail or drop it off on Tiuesdays at:the PACCAL CENTER at 380 Monmouth St. Jersey City, NJ 07302.
We will coordinat with you when to pick up the vouchers or we will designate a staff and call you when it becomes available.
There is no cost to this initiative. But participants are requested to register. Donations are also welcome.
This program is funded by the Hudson County Office of the Aging.
As part of our outreach work, PACCAL helps our Older Adults in ensuring that they also have the proper medical coverage.
Medicare is not an automatic coverage when you reach 65. So, as you get nearer and you are 3 months away from 65, please reach our Benefits Navigator who can help you plan based on your medical concerns.
There is no cost to this initiative.
NJ SOCIAL SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS
This site will help to see if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance, and health insurance (NJ Family Care/Medicaid). From there you can apply for services or learn about additional resources. Part of the New Jersey Department of Human Services.
Senior Services from NJ 211 Call 211, New Jersey's social services help line.
ADRC provides information and assistance to older persons, adults with physical disabilities, caregivers and professionals looking for services or programs. Find local offices on aging here. A program of the Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services.
A list of senior services offered by the State of New Jersey.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE & SAFETY
The office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults makes legal, financial and healthcare decision for individuals aged 60 and older who have been determined by a Superior Court judge to be incapacitated. The office also administers the Adult Protective Services Program.
Senior citizens - individuals 60 and over - are targeted more frequently by financial fraud and scams than any other age group. The 'Anti-Fraud' Toolkit" was designed to provide senior citizens with the information they need to recognize and avoid scams. Published by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.
Enter your zipcode to find local providers of daily meals delivered to senior citizens
The Home Energy Assistance Program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance within the Home Energy Assistance Program.
Find information about long-term care facilities in New Jersey. Published by the New Jersey Department of Health.
HEALTH CARE FOR SENIORS
The New Jersey Medicaid program provides medical assistance to people who qualify.
Assistance for Medicare recipients 1-800-792-8820
A state-funded program that helps eligible seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on their prescription drug costs
The Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program (Senior Gold) is a state funded prescription program with a different co-payment structure and income eligibility guidelines than those of PAAD.