The 2010 census information shows Ocean County's 60+ population at 27.2% of the
total with 157,064 individuals. The 65+ cohort accounts for 21% of the total
with 121,104. One of the fastest growing segments of the sixty plus population
in Ocean County is the eighty-five and over cohort. This group which numbered
8,697 in 1990, increased to 14,914 in 2000 and 19,610 in 2010.
The Office of Senior Services
is the focal point
that older adults and their families can turn to for information regarding
services and programs.
Our seniors are special in so many ways. In Ocean County we make certain our
programs and services – from transportation to nutrition sites – provide this
population with the assistance they need to live independently and with
The Ocean County Office of Senior Services
located at 1027 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, serves as the focal point for
services and information. Residents are encouraged to call (732)
or toll-free 1-877-222-3737
for information on available services and programs.
A representative from the Office of Senior Services
also is available at the
, the Ocean County
government service outlet located at the Ocean County Mall, as well as some of
Satellite Resource Centers.
For a comprehensive look at all the services and programs available from the
Ocean County Department of Senior Services
, please visit the
Ocean County Senior Services Consumer Resource Directory Website.