“Health Literacy Tote Bags”

A wealth of free information in the form of “Health Literacy Tote Bags” is now available to be
borrowed from the office of the Chester Senior Resource Center located in the lower floor of the
Church of the Messiah on Rte. 24 in Chester N.J.
Donated by the Overlook Medical Center, the bags contain medical information in the form of
books, CDs, DVDs, and pamphlets which can help local residents to understand and take control
of their health issues.

Topics available:
Fall and Injury Prevention
Healthy Weight
Heart Health
Hospice/Palliative Care
Mental Health
Opioid and Substance Abuse
Parkinson’s Disease
Stroke Recovery

Besides the items to be returned, borrowers may keep the valuable pamphlets included in the
totes.  People who check out items will find that many of their specific health related questions will be
answered without having to dig through the mounds of information found in libraries and on-
line.  To schedule a time to pick up a bag at the Senior Resource Center please call the director,
Martha Toledo, at (908) 879-2202. SRC hours are: Mondays 9:30 – 4:30, Tuesdays 9:30 – 4:30
and Thursdays 12:30 – 4:30.


Government Agency

Morris County Div. on Aging Disabilities and Veterans
  Phone –  877-222-3737



United Way of Northern New Jersey
  Phone  973-993-1160



Norwescap Phone – 908-454-7000


Non-Medical Home Care Services

Home Instead Senior Care
  Phone – 973-970-9250


Freedom Elder Care  Phone – 866-737-3336

Nursing Care (In-Home)

VNA Visiting Nurse association of New Jersey
  Phone – 800-938-4748


Misc. Services

 Cornerstone Family Programs  Phone – 973-538-0989


Mental Health Association of Morris County Phone 973-334-3496


Legal Services of New Jersey Phone 888-576-5529


Volunteers Wanted

The Senior Resource Center (SRC) is always searching for community members interested in assisting with the daily operations of our great program.  Contact us here.


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    Contact Information

    (908) 879-2202
    50 Route 24
    Chester, NJ 07930
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