Resources for Seniors and their Families

Piscataway & Middlesex County

Piscataway Senior Center
For information about how to become a member of the Senior Center, please click here.
For directions to the Senior Center, please click here.
To contact the Senior Center, please click here.

Middlesex County Aging and Disabled Services
Click here for their 2017 Resource Connection Directory

Transportation

Piscataway Senior Transportation
Call 732-743-2218 for reservations
Local transportation to medical appointments, to grocery shopping, and to the Senior Center - must make reservations 24 hours in advance.

Middlesex County Area Transit (MCAT)
Call 1-800-221-3520 for reservations.
MCAT provides essential transportation services to older adults (60+) and people with disabilities through a reservation-based service. MCAT also provides community-based transportation through fixed route shuttles.

LogistiCare
Call 1-866-527-9933 for reservations.
For phone numbers for other locations, click here.

Discounted Fare on NJ Transit
Call 973-491-7112 for more information
Senior citizens 62 and older and people with disabilities may take advantage of the reduced fare at any time on trains, buses, and light rail vehicles. Check their website for additional details and an application.

Discounted Fare on Amtrack
Amtrak travelers 65 years of age and over are eligible to receive a 10% discount on most rail fares on most Amtrak trains. On cross-border services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada, a 10% Senior discount is applicable to travelers aged 60 and over.

Support

The State of New Jersey Department of Aging Services
Click here for their page on Getting Help at Home
Click here for the Getting Answers Contact Directory

Senior Freeze Program
Visit the New Jersey Department of Taxation's website to determine eligibility for the Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement program.

Friendship Line
Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities.

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline
Call 1-888-234-SAGE(7243)
Monday thru Friday from 4pm to midnight, eastern time | Saturday from noon to 5pm, eastern time
The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline provides gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender seniors the ability to talk with our trained peer-counselor volunteers about issues including isolation, relationship concerns, bullying, HIV/AIDS, and much more. We also provide local senior resource information for cities and towns across the United States.