Home health care Chester, NJ
When looking for in home health care Chester there are many options and we know that it can be difficult to determine how to manage the needs of your loved one. Here at Assisting Hands we want to make your search for solutions as easy as possible. To help you in making these decisions we’ve created a comprehensive list of useful resources for senior care, assistance, and some fun activities to enjoy in the historic town of Chester.
Are there legal requirements for home care providers in Chester NJ?
Yes, but they apply to all of NJ as they are state laws. In short, a home care provider must be licensed, bonded, and insured to operate legally in NJ. There are also procedural rules such as visits conducted by a registered nurse to perform an evaluation and subsequent follow ups. Assisting Hands Home Care complies with all regulations in the state of New Jersey to ensure your loved ones are safe and cared for.
Home Care Agency
- Assisting Hands Home Care
316 Mendham Rd, Mendham NJ 07945
- Assisting Hands Home Care
513 W. Mt Pleasant Avenue Suite 111
Livingston NJ 07039
Businesses Serving Seniors in Chester NJ
Our senior residents in Chester NJ are fortunate to have great businesses in town and in surrounding neighborhoods. Whether Chester NJ residents have the same amount of home grown businesses or not, they are always thriving.
183 US-206 Chester NJ
Rite Aid Pharmacy
Chester Shopping Mall
11 W. Main Street, Chester NJ
One Heritage Manor Drive, Mendham NJ, 07945
Mendham Area Senior Housing Corporation (MASH) in Mendham NJ is a 40-unit apartment community providing subsidized rents for qualified tenants in 35 of those units. Partners with local individuals houses of worship, schools and clubs to provide a variety of support activities such as senior dinners, exercise classes, yoga, bingo, student and scout visits and Meals on Wheels services. MASH is conveniently located next door to King’s supermarket and provides transportation for any Mendham seniors for shopping, doctor’s appointments and other needs in the local area.
Municipal Senior and Social Programs in Chester
50 Old Route 24 (located in the Church of the Messiah) Chester NJ
The Senior Resource Center (SRC) provides support, information, education, training and referrals for seniors. Activities include “lunch and Learn” educational workshops on various topics that are of special interest to seniors.
Through the efforts of the Morris County Sheriff’s office, Project Life Saver now keeps seniors of Chester NJ and Morris county much safer. Some seniors, especially those afflicted with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can become confused and wander from home. To reduce the time it takes to bring your loved ones home, seniors can receive a wrist or ankle bracelet that tracks their location to help rescuers find them.
Senior Activities In and Around Chester NJ
When you start to get cabin fever from being home all day, we at Assisting Hands understand the need to stretch your legs and stimulate your mind. Life needs a little excitement and something new from time to time. We have compiled a list of activities for seniors in Chester NJ that can help break the daily routine with something fun.
The Fifty Plus Club of the Chesters invites all seniors from the local areas to join and provides social activities, educational and recreational programs. Meetings take place the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Presbyterian Church Hall on Main Street. For further information call Holly Simmenroth at (908) 879-5932.
Monday thru Thursday. To reserve call (908) 879-5100 ext. 390
For Chester residents ages 60 and over.
250 W. Main St. Chester
There are a variety of programs including Friday Afternoon at the movies, Senior Lunch and Learn, classes, book discussion groups plus more. Other free events are offered several times per month. Check the Chester Library calendar for further information.
Screenings and other proactive measures are important for keeping seniors safe. Radon test kits are available to all residents who would like to test their homes. Blood pressure screenings are held at the Long Valley Pharmacy the 4th Thursday of the month from 12:30 to 2:30.
You can use the U.S. Social Security Administration’s website to request a social security card, find out what benefits you can apply for, estimate your future benefits, apply for Social Security retirement or disability benefits or even apply for extra help with your Medicare prescription drug costs.
State-funded prescription program which helps eligible New Jersey seniors with the cost of prescribed medications.
Provides prescription drugs, insulin, insulin supplies and diabetic testing material to eligible New Jersey residents for $15.00 per prescription plus one half of the cost of the prescription.
1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Alstede Farms is famous for its corn maze. Try the new Historic Chester Courtesy Coach operating weekends and holidays between Alstede Farms and 92 Main Street (by the Chester Clock)
Volunteering is a wonderful way for Seniors to get out, keep busy and make new friends. For a list of organizations looking for volunteers, click here.
Chester Fall Craft Fair comes to town where talented artists from all over the east coast exhibit and sell hand-crafted items. Rated #1 in New Jersey and one of the Top 50 “Best Crafts Show in The Nation” by America’s Premier Art and Craft Show Magazine, Sunshine Artist. September 12th and 13th from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
For Chester NJ seniors, there are great opportunities for community building among places of worship. They offer many volunteer and outreach events for the entire community. Below is a list of religious institutions accessible to Chester NJ residents both in and around town.
Community Presbyterian Church
220 Main St. Chester
St. Lawrence Church
375 Main St. Chester
First Congregational Church of Chester
30 Hillside Road Chester
215 S. Hillside Avenue, Succasunna NJ 07876
P.O. Box 673 Flanders NJ, 07836