The City of Trenton's Division of Community Relations and Social Services provides senior services to older adults, aged 60 or over, who are Trenton residents. There is no fee for services.
Assistance for Seniors
The Division's Office on Aging provides information and referral assistance, linkages to community resources, and help completing various forms, such as those for:
- Health insurance
- Home Energy
- Rent abatement
- Social Security
Any assistance that can be provided to a senior is given by the Office on Aging. Home visits are often provided for incapacitated and home-bound senior customers.
The transportation unit provides transportation to and from senior centers. It also serves as a means to assist the elderly with grocery shopping, medical or dental appointments, or any other emergency issues.
Currently, there are four City-operated senior centers:
Programs & Activities
Senior centers provide a variety of programs and recreational activities, which promote socialization and assist in maintaining economic self-support for the older adults. Activities include, but are not limited to:
- Card playing
- Cultural and recreation trips
- Health workshops
- On-site social services
- Sign language classes