Home Care in Whippany New Jersey
Whippany , N.J. is an eight-square-mile village which makes up ⅔ of the Township of Hanover (the remainder being Cedar Knolls). With it’s low taxes and easy access to major highways it is a quickly growing community. If you are looking for in-home care in Whippany NJ, Assisting Hands is the best choice for premium service. Although the search for excellent in-home care can be daunting, Assisting Hands is here to help you make the right choice. To help you in your search, we have created a list of resources for seniors in Whippany NJ. Included are referrals for medical assistance, services, and some activities that are just for fun.
Are there legal requirements for home care providers in Whippany NJ?
Yes, New Jersey State Law requires that a home care provider must be licensed, bonded, and insured to operate legally. Assisting Hands follows all procedural rules such as 30 and 60 day visits conducted by a registered nurse to perform evaluations and subsequent follow ups.
HOME CARE AGENCY
Assisting Hands Home Care
513 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Suite 111, Livingston, NJ 07039
Businesses Serving Seniors in Whippany NJ
12 Algonquin Pkwy
Municipal Programs and Senior Services in Whippany NJ
There are a number of services currently offered by the Township of Hanover including Senior Fitness, a blood pressure clinic and a Senior Club.
The Senior Center in The Township of Hanover meets at noon on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Hanover Township Community Center located at 15 N. Jefferson Road, Whippany.
Dial A Ride services are offered to Seniors and non-ambulatory disabled persons Door to door service is available. Reservations are required two weeks in advance by calling the Dial A Ride office at 973-428-2498. Vehicle is handicapped accessible.
SportsCare of Whippany is a state-of-the-art facility with highly skilled physical therapists. Therapists specialize in treating sport, geriatric, motor vehicle, and work-related injuries. SportsCare of Whippany is committed to providing excellent service to patients regardless of age or ailment. The staff is dedicated to assisting each patient in reaching a level of performance equal to or exceeding that prior to injury.
SportsCare of Whippany
70 Route 10 West
Whippany, NJ 07981
Blood Pressure Clinic
The Health Department offers a monthly Blood Pressure Screening Clinic the 1st Wednesday of every month from 11am – 12pm in the Lounge of the Township of Hanover Community Center 15 North Jefferson Road, Whippany. Residents over the age of 18 years are welcome to attend, no appointment necessary.
Morris County Division on Aging, Disabilities & Veterans
Morris County Housing Authority
Morris County Nutrition Project
Friendship at Heart Programs:
The Friendship at Heart Programs are co-sponsored by the County of Morris, Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services. These programs include the Telephone Reassurance Program, Friendly Visitor Program and Phone Buddies Program. These programs are free for all participants. Visit www.vmcnj.org or call the Volunteer Management Centers, Inc. at 973-538-7200 for more information.
The Whippanong Library is located at 1000 Route 10 West. Whippany, NJ and the phone
number is (973) 428-2460. The Library offers a variety of programs including an Adults Chess Club and a Book Club.
Parks and Rec
Malapardis Park is one large park made up of two smaller ones – the lower park is off of Malapardis Road and the upper park is located off of Mountain Ave. They are connected by an eight foot bicycle and walking path and all together the park contains tennis courts, a baseball diamond, soccer field, playground, picnic benches and restrooms. Hanover Township Day is held every September on the first Saturday after Labor Day and is held at Malapardis Park.
Central Park is located at Eden Lane and S. Jefferson Rd. and sits on 40 acres of park land with approximately 13 acres dedicated to recreational activities.
Activities for Seniors in and around Whippany NJ
1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany
2352 Route 10 West, Morris Plains
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms is an early 20th century country estate. Sitting on 30 acres it is a unique National Historic Landmark and a wonderful opportunity to step back in time to 1911 and learn about the Arts and Crafts movement.
43 S. Jefferson Rd, Hanover
9 Parsippany Road, Whippany
60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany
First Presbyterian Church
494 NJ-10, Whippany
800 Jefferson Rd, Parsippany
Church of Christ
270 Whippany Rd. #2, Whippany
901 NJ-10, Whippany
879 S. Beverwyck Rd., Parsippany
193 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave, Livingston