Baltimore County

Baltimore City

Washington, DC Metro Area

New Jersey

General Resources


Resources for Baltimore County Seniors

·    Baltimore County Department of Aging  - 410-887-2594
This site contains several links to county programs that serve the senior population.  

·    “Taking Care of Mom and Dad,” an interactive program designed by the Baltimore County Department of Aging that contains a wealth of information. A free interactive CD-ROM of this website can be found at your local Baltimore County senior center or library.

·   Baltimore County senior centers

·   Baltimore County Government

·   Medicare Part D information

·   Curb Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid (CAMM). Developed to increase senior awareness of healthcare fraud, waste and abuse.
Call 410-396-2273. 

·   Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Trained volunteers help seniors understand Medicare and complicated health insurance matters. Call 410-887-2594 or visit your local senior center.

·   Baltimore County Department of Social Services – providing protective services for residents, case management, residential services, financial services, and assessments. Call 410-853-3000. 

·   Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)- providing information on public housing, rental assistance, and fair housing.
Call 410-962-2520. 

·   Home Delivered Meals – call 410-887-2594.


    Resources for Baltimore City Seniors

    ·    Baltimore City Commission on Aging 
                CARE Services – 410-396-4932
                Assisted Living - 410-396-4932
                Family Caregiver Program - 410-396-CARE (2273)
                Home Delivered Meals and Services - 410-558-0827
                Legal Services for the Elderly - 410-396-1322
                Medicaid Waiver for Home and Community Based Services - 410-396-4932
                Ombudsman/Advocacy - 410-396-3144
                Senior Centers - 410-396-CARE (2273)

    ·    Baltimore City Senior Centers

    ·    Jewish Family Resources - 410-466-9200


    MD Statewide resources

·    Maryland Department of Aging – providing information, resources, education, programs and services for older Marylanders and their families.
Phone: 410-767-1100, Toll Free: 1-800-243-3425 

·    Senior Information and Assistance Local Offices - offering convenient access to information on services and benefits for older persons. This includes, but is not limited to information on transportation, income and financial aid, senior citizens centers and clubs, daily meals, pharmacy assistance, housing, volunteer opportunities, and more! In Baltimore County, call 410-887-2594.

·   AARP Maryland State Office – Call 410-837-4300.

·   MD Health Care Commission - Health Care Links
        Medicaid Waiver Programs
        Issues Regarding Substance Abuse
        Maryland Department of Disabilities
        Insurance: Maryland Insurance Administration
        Elderly and Aging Services


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    Resources for seniors in the Washington, DC metropolitan area

Montgomery County

        ·   Montgomery County Commission on Aging: 240-777-1120

        ·   Montgomery County Quick Guide to Community Resources
            This site includes many resources such as Meals on Wheels, Senior Centers, etc.  

        ·   Montgomery County Recreation Department
            A link to senior programs

        ·   Rockville Senior Center

        ·   Gaithersburg Senior Center

      ·   Over 60 Counseling & Employment Service of the Montgomery County Federation
            of Women's Clubs, Inc.
            A non-profit organization providing a free community service to metropolitan DC area.

        ·   The Adult Health & Development Program
            Students work with adults age 50 & older as "personal coaches" to improve health,
            well-being and health knowledge.

         ·   Interages was founded in Montgomery County in 1986 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a
            mission to address community needs through caring and supportive partnerships
            between older adults and children and youth. Volunteer opportunities are always


        Prince Georges County

        ·   Administration on Aging: 301-265-8450

        ·   Click link for: Information & Assistance; Aging Advisory Committee; Long-Term Care;
             Volunteer Opportunities

        ·   Prince Georges County Senior Centers

        ·   Public Transportation
            This is a listing of public transportation available. It contains Metro information,
            timetables and schedules, etc.


        Washington DC

        ·   Office on Aging    
            This site includes several links to community-based agencies.

        ·   Transportation
            This link contains a listing of public transportation for medical appointments, recreation
            and social outings, and other needs.

        ·   Elder Care Locator
            The Elder Care Locator is a public service of the US Administration on Aging. The        
            National Association of Area Agencies on Aging administers the program in cooperation
            with the National Association of State Units on Aging.
            Elder Care Locator toll-free number: (800) 677-1116

        ·   Employment/Volunteer Opportunities
            This site includes information on ways you can volunteer in the community and ways to
            find employment.

        ·   Energy/Utility Assistance
            Programs are available to low-income and other District residents, including seniors,
            through the DC Energy Office (DCEO). The DCEO helps low-income consumers pay for
            the cost of energy and make their homes more energy efficient. Energy Hotline serves
            as the agency's major clearinghouse for information on DC Energy Office services and
            programs. The Hotline number is (202) 673-6750, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


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    New Jersey Statewide and General Resources

·   New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

        ·   County offices on Aging:  1-877-222-3737

·   SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) for Medicare counseling 

·   Community Education and Wellness: 1-609-943-3499
    Health promotion to foster well-being of older adults and their caregivers. 

·   Adult Protective Services: 1-800-792-8820

·   The Official US Government Site for People with Medicare

·, a directory of all New Jersey websites

·   CCPED-Community Care Program for the Elderly and Disabled; Help individuals     
    remain in the community or return to the community rather than be cared for
    in a nursing home or a hospital setting.


Senior Services

·   Division of Senior Affairs:  1-800-792-8820
Senior Benefits:  1-800-792-9745, support services and Medicare D information

·   Public Awareness, Information, Assistance and Outreach: 1-800-792-8820
    Resources are available for federal, state and local programs.
    For your county, call NJ EASE at 1-877-222-3737

·   Aging and Disability Resource Connection  (ADRC)
            Disabilities:  1-888-285-3036
            Aging:  1-877-222-3737 (EASE)

·   Catholic Charities USA: 703-549-1390

·   Senior Adult and Frail Elderly (SAFE) Advocacy Center Information
    on referral services to older adults 908-497-3950

·   Jewish Family Services

·   Emergency Preparedness



·   Transportation information and benefits for seniors in the state of NJ

·   Contact County offices of Aging for paratransit information.
            NJ Transit:  1-800-772-3606
            Motor Vehicles:  1-888-486-3339


Nursing Homes, Long Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities,
Independent Care, and Retirement Communities

·   Search for Long Term Care facilities  

·, a guide to Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and Other   
    Elder Living Communities

·, an Internet guide to senior housing

·   Senior Transitions is dedicated to assisting seniors in finding communities that will
    meet their increasing needs as they age.

    You can call Senior Transitions for a referral at: 1-866-353-5337


Adult Day Services

·   New Jersey Adult Day Services Assocation-NJADSA:1-732-329-8954

·   To find a day center:


Elder Law

·   National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys: 1-520-881-4005
    Information on and how to find an elder care law attorney in New Jersey.


Home Health Care

·   Home Care Association of New Jersey: 1-609-275-6100

·   Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey; This Web site will give you
    important information about the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New
   Jersey and their services.
   Call 1-800-938-4748

·   ElderCarelink eases the stress of managing the care of your elderly loved ones
    by quickly connecting you with the providers who meet the needs of your aging
    family member—and you.

·   Expert Home Care; The Live-In Home Health Care Specialists

·; Senior Home Care, Assisted Living, and Resources

·   NJHA's Continuing Care Services Department is your one-stop for all post-acute
    care topics - long-term acute care hospitals, nursing facilities, adult and pediatric
    rehabilitation hospitals, assisted living, home health agencies, hospice agencies
    and adult and pediatric day health.

·   CaregiverNJ is a guide to available resources for adults and their families living
    in New Jersey.

Volunteer Opportunities

·   The United Way

·   Volunteer Match

·   Corporation for National and Community Service


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    General Resources

·    “Guide to Retirement Living” in print and on the Internet is an excellent source for all senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes, home health care services in Maryland and New Jersey.  Visit their website at or call
1-800-394-9990 for a free copy of the magazine.

·   “Senior Resources Booklet” is a free, yearly resource directory published by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. Copies are available at senior centers and libraries around Baltimore County.

·   Association of Jewish Families and Children's Agencies

·   Catholic Charities, USA


    Associations in which Friends Care, Inc. is a member:


Friends Services for the Aging    

1777 Sentry Parkway West, Suite 208, Blue Bell, PA 19422
Phone: 215 619-7949
The FSA website is an excellent source for understanding Quaker philosophy and finding a listing of Quaker organizations around the United States.


American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging      

2519 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
phone 202-783-2242


10280 Old Columbia Road, #220, Columbia, Maryland 21046
Phone: 410-381-1176


New Jersey Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging
13 Roszel Road, Suite B113, Princeton, NJ 08540-6211 
Phone: (609)452-1161 


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