Senior Programs

Center Activities


For those who are interested and eligible the Township offers the following:
  • Cards
  • Billiards
  • Line Dancing
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Computer Classes
  • Exercise
  • In addition to the above, there are over 15 clubs and senior organizations that provide their own programs such as: Trips, Speakers, Luncheons, picnics, shows and more. 

Special Events


  • Health Fairs (Hypertension & other health screenings are offered annually and monthly)
  • Spaghetti Dinner
  • Valentine's Day Lunch

Movies


The Senior Center has the ability to show video tapes and or movies/films upon request

Bus Transportation


  • Daily Bus Service to Shop-Rite, Union Center and Stop & Shop
  • Bus trips to points of interest outside the city are available upon request of senior trip coordinators
  • Notice to Public & Complain Form

Nutrition Site


The Senior Center has been designated as a Nutrition Site for the elderly. Well-balanced meals are served Monday through Friday (except on holidays). Hot Lunches are serves daily at the Senior Center for a suggested donation of $1.75
Reservations are required 2 days in advance by calling 908-851-5293.
For further information, call the department at 908-851-5290.


Social Services


  • Individual assistance is available for those needing help with PAAD, Lifeline and Home Energy Assistance Program applications
  • Senior ID cards are issued for use of the senior citizen shopping bus
  • Income tax assistance is provided during tax time each year. Assistance by appointment only. 

Special Services


Medical Transport to and from Doctors within Union. Pre-admission testing and physical therapy at Overlook Hospital. (This service is for Union residents only) The services runs Monday thru Thursday.