DOH Home  >>  Press Releases
 
PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
May 02, 2005

Fred M. Jacobs, M.D., J.D.
Commissioner

For Further Information Contact:
Donna Leusner
609-984-7160


 
State to Hold Hearing on Plan for Services to Senior Citizens


 

TRENTON - New Jersey residents will have the opportunity to provide input into the state’s plans for services to senior citizens for the period 2006-2008, when the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Aging, conducts the second of two public hearings later this week in Atlantic County.

The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, starting at 11:00 a.m., at the Herman Pogachefsky Senior Services Pavillion, 1102 Atlantic Avenue, in Atlantic City.  The first hearing was held in Warren County in April.

State Units on Aging are required to submit service plans to the U.S. Administration on Aging every three years.  The plans detail service needs, establish priorities, and outline how each state plans to utilize federal Older Americans Act and state funding to accomplish established goals.

Anyone interested in senior issues may attend the public hearing.  Written testimony can be submitted at the hearing or can be mailed to the attention of Assistant Commissioner Patricia Polansky, New Jersey Division of Aging and Community Services, PO Box 807, Trenton, NJ 08625-0807 by June 15, 2005.

# # #

Note:  Reporters seeking directions to the center can contact Adrienne Epstein at 609-345-5555.

 
 
Previous Screen

 

Department of Health

P. O. Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
Our Locations
Privacy policy, terms of use and contact form links State Privacy Notice legal statement DOH Feedback Page New Jersey Home


OPRA- Open Public RecordAct
department: njdoh home | index by topic | programs/services
statewide:njhome | services A to Z  | Departments/Agencies | FAQs
Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-