Ocean County Office of Senior Services

"Leading the Way in Advancing the Well-Being of Ocean County's Older Citizens"
blue check  To Improve Access to Available Service
blue check  To Promote "Healthy Aging"
blue check  To Foster Greater Independence for Frail Older Adults
blue check  To Support Family Caregivers
blue check  To Advocate at the Local, State & Federal Level

email icon  Click here for a listing of Senior Services staff
email icon   Consumer Assistance Request Form

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 dignity.

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) 929-2091 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 County Connection, the Ocean County government service outlet located at the Ocean County Mall, as well as some of the other  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.
 Latest Information from the Office of Senior Services
 FREE Medicare Educational Seminars
 FREE Medicare Part D Days
 2015 Area Plan Contract Update Summary
 2014 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums, Deductibles & Co-Payments
 2014 PAAD & Senior Gold Comparison
 2014 Social Security Changes
 2014-2015 Energy Assistance Information Rev. 9.17.14
 2013 Property Tax Reimbursement Program Rev. 5.29.14
 2012 Homestead Benefit Information Rev. 12.24.13


 Directions to Senior Services

  Individuals with Disabilities

 Important Documents in PDF
 Commonly asked questions
 Caregiver Resources
 Safety Tips For Seniors
 Statewide Benefits for Older Persons
 Federal Benefits for Older Persons

 Important Websites


 Office of Senior Services Newsletters
 January-February 2014 Newsletter
 May 2014 Newsletter
 September - October 2014 Newsletter
 September - October 2014 Newsletter Insert