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Burlington County Home Healthcare and Alzheimer’s Support

Sunlight Care, LLC provides home care, skilled nursing, and recuperative services in Burlington County, NJ including:  Berlin Heights, Beverly, Bordentown, Browns Mills, Burlington, East Burlington, Fieldsboro, Florence, Fort Dix, Juliustown, Leisuretowne, Lenola, Marlton, Medford Lakes, Moorestown, Palmyra, Pemberton, Pemberton Heights, Ramblewood, Riverton, Roebling, South Pemberton and Wrightstown.

 

Burlington County Senior Resources and Helpful Links

Burlington County Office on Aging

Adult Day Care Centers fof Burlington County

Alzheimer’s Association

3 Eves Dr
Suite 310
Marlton , NJ 08053
Phone Number:  (800) 272-3900
Secondary Phone Number:  (856) 797-1212

Hours:  Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm 24 hour answering machine.

Information and referral to those afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease.

A nonprofit volunteer agency that provides information and referral services to those afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease, their caregivers and families. The Chapter also holds monthly family support group meetings.

Fees:  None

Eligibility:  Persons afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease, their caregivers and families.

Languages:  The helpline, available 24 hours, has a capacity in 140 languages.

Office On Aging

Human Services Facility

795 Woodlane Road

Westampton, NJ 08060

609-265-5069

Here are a list of Services and Entitlements offered:

You maybe Entitled to the Following Services and Programs at Age:

55 Years

Employment
Senior Community Service Employment Program
*Paid on the job training
*Free job placement
*Classroom training

Taxes/Tax Benefits
*When selling principal place of residence, up to $500,000 of capital gain is tax-free on federal income taxes and up to $125,000 on NJ income tax.  Property tax deduction of $250 for widow (er) of property owner. Volunteer Programs
*Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs: helping community agencies (Out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed).

60 Years

Area Agency on Aging
*Services provided under the Older Americans Act
*Congregate and Home Delivered Meals
*In Home services
*Transportation
*Legal Assistance
*Information and Referral Assistance

Income Maintenance Programs
*Partial Social Security/Railroad Retirement survivor benefits for widow (er).
*For widow (er) remarrying, retention of Social Security benefits.

Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly
*Protection of rights for people in certain health facilities, and investigation of complaints of abuse.

Public Guardian for Elderly Adults
*Guardian or conservator of last resort for elderly adults with no willing or responsible family members or friends who can serve in those capacities.

Recreation, Leisure, Entertainment
*Through Area Agencies on Aging, participants of professional and nonprofessional artist and sculptors in NJ Senior Citizens Annual Juried Art Contest, and Exhibition.

Taxes/Tax Benefits
*Assistance with preparation of federal and NJ income tax returns by trained tax volunteers at neighborhood locations.

Victims of Crime Compensation Board (ACT)
*For victims of crimes, there is no out-of-pocket loss required before seeking compensation with the courts.

Volunteer Programs
*Foster Grandparent Program: helping children with disabilities (small weekly stipend).^
*Senior Companion Program: assisting frail elderly (small cash allowance).^

62 Years

Education
*Rutgers University: low-cost, tuition-free courses on space available basis.

Housing/Housing Services
*Eligibility for low cost senior housing, and for Congregate Housing Services Program. ^
*Residents of multiple dwellings, rent grace of five days; protection against condo conversion. ^

Income Maintenance Programs
*80% Social Security/Railroad Retirement benefits for retirees.
*Social Security survivor benefits for parents of deceased workers. ^

Recreation, Leisure, Entertainment
*Clam, oyster digging licenses for $2.00 processing fee.
*Free senior citizen pass to NJ historic sites, recreation areas.
*Golden Age Passport to national parks, forests, historic sites, recreation areas for a lifetime fee of $10.

Taxes/Tax Benefits
*Portion of pension exempted from NJ Gross Income Tax
*Partial exemption of Realty Transfer Fee for homeowners selling home.

Transportation
*Reduced fare on all intrastate, and most interstate trains, buses.

65 Years

Education
*Public colleges, tuition-free and reduced fee courses on space available basis.

State Health Insurance Program
*Volunteer Counselors assist Medicare enrollees of all ages with questions problems and claim forms related to Medicare, supplemental policies, and long-term care insurance.

Health and Wellness Programs
*Medicare and Medicaid ^
*Medicare Prescription Plan D
*PAAD ^
*HAAAD ^
*CCPED ^
*Personal needs allowance (monthly) for residents of long term care facilities, boarding homes, and residential health care facilities. ^
*Medically Needy Program ^
*NJ Care ^
*SLMB ^

Housing Assistance
*Lifeline Credit Program ^

Income Maintenance Programs
*100% Social Security/Railroad Retirement Benefits for retirees Social Security benefits increase annually for each year benefits are not claimed.
*Supplemental Security income to aid person with low incomes. ^
*Veterans Pension. ^

Insurance
*5% reduction in charges for personal injury protection and liability insurance for automobiles.

Recreation
*Hunting and fishing licenses at reduced fees.

^ = Income or other eligibility requirement

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