Aging Services in Maryland

Aging Services in Maryland

Consumer Guide to Long Term Care: The Maryland Healthcare Commission developed the Consumer Guide to Long Term Care as an online resource to services that can be received in your home or that are available in the community. These services include at-home skilled nursing care; rehabilitation services, such as physical and speech therapy; assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping and chores, and meal preparation.

Maryland Access Point: Maryland Access Point (MAP) is the Aging and Disability Resource Program in Maryland. It is designed to assist individuals with long term care needs and their caregivers identify and locate services in their community. MAP is a centralized, single point of entry for access to the services provided by state agencies such as the Department of Aging, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Disabilities, as well as other private, public, and community-based resources.

Maryland Commission on Aging: A division of the Maryland Department of Aging, the Maryland Commission on Aging is a proactive body that provides statewide leadership on diverse senior issues and advocates for practical solutions. This site links to information for each Maryland county.

Maryland Department of Aging: The Maryland Department of Aging oversees the delivery of programs, services, and benefits through Maryland's network of nineteen local Area Agencies on Aging. This website is your gateway to these agencies, as well as programs and services for older adults. Maryland programs and services include senior medicare patrol, the state health insurance program (SHIP), the senior call check program, as well as community wellness & nutrition programs and long-term services and supports, including Maryland’s Community for Life program.

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland: The mission of Meals on Wheels is to enable people to live independently at home through the provision of nutritious meals, personal contact, and support services so that they may age in place with dignity.

Mental Health Association of Maryland: The Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) Older Adult Program addresses the need for widespread education and advocacy regarding mental wellness and the aging process. MHAMD offers resources, workshops, and important programs aimed at improving the landscape of mental health for older Marylanders.

West Baltimore Community Engagement Center: The University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center (CEC) positions the University’s people, resources, and scholarship toward helping improve the lives of its West Baltimore neighbors and partners with them in sustaining and accelerating progress toward community goals. Initiatives include development of strategies to engage older persons. For more information, contact the CEC at 410-706-8260.