Aging & Disability Resource Connection


Mission Statement

The Mission of the Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services is to promote the well-being and inclusion of older persons and those adults with disabilities in Cape May County, by providing information and education, and developing and advocating for services that assist these citizens to maintain independence and quality of life and make informed choices about their long-term care needs.

Main Activities/Programs

  • Information and Assistance
  • Congregate Nutrition at all four of our senior centers
  • Mobile Meals (Meals on Wheels)
  • JACC Program (Jersey Assistance for Community Care Giving)
  • Prescription Card Program
  • Senior Centers  
          Lower Cape Senior Center - 609-886-5161
    North Wildwood Senior Center - 609-522-7611
          Upper Township Wellness Center - 609-390-9409
          Ocean City Senior Center - 609-399-0055
  • State Health Insurance and Assistance Program (SHIP)

Schedule of Public Meetings

Department of Aging Advisory Council / APG Service Provider Meetings for 2016

  • Location (March, September, December meetings only)
    Social Services Building
    4005 Route 9 South
    Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Service Providers Meeting Dates
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2016 - 10a.m.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2016 - 10a.m.                                                                                (Lower Township Senior Center 2612 Bayshore Road Villas, NJ 08251)
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2016 - 10a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2016 - 10a.m.
Advisory Council Meeting Dates
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2016 - 11a.m.
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2016 - 11a.m.                                                                            (Lower Township Senior Center 2612 Bayshore Road Villas, NJ 08251)
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2016 - 11a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2016 - 11a.m.


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42nd Annual Cape May County Senior Art Show was June 8, 2016

The Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services held its 42nd Annual Senior Art Show on June 8, 2016 at the Cape May County Administration building in Cape May Court House. The show was open to county residents who are 60 years of age or older. Professional and non-professional artists of all skill levels were encouraged to enter.

The categories this year were; Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Digital/Computer Art, Mixed Media, Craft, and Print. 

Winners of this show may be eligible for entry into the 50th Annual NJ State Senior Citizens Art Show held in East Windsor, NJ.

For information, please call the Department of Aging & Disability Services and ask for Evelyn or Patty @ 609-886-2784.

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Americans are living longer and staying healthier than ever before. More and more people are remaining in their own homes and communities.

The Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services is proud to provide Administration on Aging-sponsored programs to help older citizens. We encourage older persons to eat better and keep active. It’s never too early to begin exploring options available to you or to a loved one. We urge you to begin planning now.

For more information, please call us at 609-886-2784.
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