Resources for Seniors

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Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Maryland
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Works to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Maryland Coalition of Mental Health and Aging
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Provides a forum for aging, mental health, consumer, family and professional associations and government agencies to work together to address concerns and improve the situation of older adults with mental health needs.

Maryland Department of Aging
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Protects the rights and quality of life of older persons in Maryland. To meet the needs of senior citizens, the Department administers programs throughout the State, primarily through local "area agencies" on aging. These programs include advocacy services, health education, housing, information and referral, in-home services, and nutrition.

    Long-Term Care Ombudsman
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    The Maryland Long Term Care Ombudsman Program helps residents in long term care facilities maintain their legal rights, control over their own lives, and personal dignity. Long term care facilities include nursing homes and assisted living communities.

    Senior Medicare Patrol
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    Seeks to develop a program that enlists senior volunteers to teach Medicare and Medicaid clients how to recognize and report health care fraud, waste, abuse, or error.

Maryland Insurance Administration: Resources for Senior Citizens
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This page is devoted to helping Maryland Senior Citizens and their family members access information and assistance they need related to their health and other insurance needs.

Maryland Senior Olympics
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A non-profit organization for proactive residents aged 50 and above. Since 1980, the State games have provided great competition and camaraderie for mature adults as many have advanced to the National Senior Games and returned as U.S. champions.

University of Maryland Center on Aging
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Founded in 1974, the University of Maryland Center on Aging is an all-university, interdisciplinary institution designed to foster basic, applied and policy research, education and public service in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention and human aging. Philosophically, the Center is dedicated to "healthy and productive" aging.


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