Ridge, NY, June 2013 –Legislator Sarah Anker recently attended Town of Brookhaven’s Annual Senior Citizens Picnic and Barbecue on Thursday, June 20. The picnic offered a great opportunity for constituents to learn about senior services and meet elected officials. Over 900 seniors attend the event held at the Longwood Estate in Ridge.
“The picnic is a wonderful opportunity to meet with constituents and listen to their concerns,” said Legislator Anker. “I will continue to work with our senior residents to ensure that they are receiving the best quality of life possible.”
Brookhaven Town’s Division of Senior Services provides information and assistance with social events, transportation, home repair, and volunteer opportunities for Brookhaven’s seniors. For more information about the department call 631-451-9191. Suffolk County Office for the Aging also provides services for local seniors and can be contacted at 631-853-8200.