NEPTUNE, NJ - The following events are scheduled in June at Monmouth County Connection, 3544 State Highway 66 (In the strip mall next to Home Depot), Neptune, NJ 07753.  Phone 732-303-2828: 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 • 6:00 - 7:00 pm CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER

Sponsored by the Monmouth County Office on Aging

“Caring for the Caregiver” is targeted to anyone caring for an elderly friend or loved one. Presented by Monmouth County Caregiver Special­ist Colleen Smith, the program will educate family caregivers about support and resources that are available, tools and techniques to manage stress, and more.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 • 10:30 - 12:00 pm GENEALOGY RESEARCH & THE CO. ARCHIVES

Sponsored by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office and Monmouth County Archives

Tara L. Christiansen, Reference Archivist of the Monmouth County Archives will present “Genealogy Research at the Monmouth County Archives.” The program will discuss numerous Archives record series dating back to the 1700s in which names of citizens are mentioned. This presentation will explain some of the most useful types of records for family research and how they can be used either online or at the Ar­chives.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • 11:00 - 12:00 FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR SENIORS

Sponsored by the Monmouth County Office on Aging

Presented by representatives from NJ Senior Medicare Patrol and the NJ Foundation on Aging. For seniors and the soon-to-be-seniors, this interactive seminar will present an overview of the increasingly growing challenges of financial security and the emotional impact that a lack of financial security has on the senior population. This presentation will also educate on the common do’s and don’ts concerning the creation of estate wills and the possible hereditary obstacles that a will can leave behind for one’s heirs.

Thursday, June 27, 2013 • 11:00 - 12:30 pm SPOTTING SENIOR SCAMS: Be Educated, Be Aware

Sponsored by the Monmouth County Department of Consumer Affairs

Being educated and aware is your best defense against fraud. In this informative workshop, you will hear some of the common scams perpe­trated against seniors, learn how to protect yourself from ID theft, and be educated about fraud of all kinds.

RECURRING PROGRAMS:

Every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. by appointment • Meet with a Medicare Counselor

First and Third Thursday from 11:00 -7:00 by appointment • Meet with Monmouth County Surrogate’s Officer

Second and Fourth Thursday by appointment • Meet with Monmouth County Veterans Services Officer

All programs are free, but registration is required. Call 732-303-2828 to register.