Baltimore County Dept. of Aging
- Senior resources, takingcareofmomanddad.net
- More senior resources, baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/aging
- Community health screenings and health education sessions, baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/health
Baltimore City Office of Aging and CARE Services
- Community health screenings and health education sessions, baltimorehealth.org/care
Maryland Dept. of Aging, mdoa.state.md.us
Information, education, programs and services for older Marylanders and their families.
Meals on Wheels, mealsonwheelsmd.org
Delivery of nutritious meals to homebound individuals and persons unable to prepare food for themselves due to serious disability or convalescence.
Baltimore County Dept. of Social Services, dhr.state.md.us/baltocounty.htm
Provides information emergency food and housing assistance programs, medical assistance, energy assistance and other programs.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Stroke Support Group, hopkinsbayview.org/neurology/strokecenter/community.html
Provides free education and support to stroke survivors and their families and caregivers.
American Senior Safety Agency, seniorsafety.com
Medical alert system.
Life Link by BGE Home, bgehome.com/monitoring_services.php?section=lifeLinkContent
Medical alert system.
AmRamp - American Ramp System, americanramp.com
Ramps for purchase or rental.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), carf.org
The mission of CARF is to promote the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services on enhancing the lives of persons served. CARF reviews and grants accreditation services nationally and internationally on request of a facility or program. Their standards are rigorous, so those services that meet them are among the best available.
American Stroke Association, strokeassociation.org
The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund-raising and advocacy.
National Stroke Association, stroke.org
Provides information, resources, and services for patients, caregivers and health professionals on stroke risk factors, prevention and recovery.
Alzheimer's Association - Greater Maryland Chapter, alz.org/maryland
Provides information, education and support for Alzheimer's Disease and care.
Brain Injury Association - Maryland Affiliate, biamd.org
Provides information, education and support to assist people currently living with traumatic brain injury and their families.
Amputee Coalition of America (ACA), amputee-coalition.org
The ACA is a consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.
National Limb Loss Information Center, amputee-coalition.org/nllic_about.html
Operated by the Amputee Coalition of America. Provides answers to questions on topics such as technology, services, resources, rights, funding and peer support.
Family Caregiver Alliance, caregiver.org
National center on caregiving.
Advance Directives Information for Maryland, oag.state.md.us/Healthpol/AdvanceDirectives.htm
Maryland Attorney General's Office Web site.
Guide to Retirement Living, retirement-living.com
Complete online database of senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes, home health care services and professional resources in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Washington DC, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
DHMH Long Term Care Information, dhmh.state.md.us/mma/longtermcare
A comprehensive list of useful documents for long term care planning from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Aging Parents Nursing Home Checklist, aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/Pages/Checklists/Nursing_Home_Checklist.html
Nursing home checklist to help people overcome the challenges of elder care.