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senior walkingThrough Senior Information and Assistance, the elderly age 60 and older and their families may access information about programs, services, and benefits offered both through the Aging and Human Services Division and other agencies.

For information on the programs and services listed below please call 301-609-5712 or 301-870-3388 ext. 5118 or email us at MDAccessPoint@charlescountymd.gov .

Benefit Programs

  • Social Security
  • SSI
  • Food Stamps
  • Pharmacy Assistance
  • Medicare/Medicaid Assistance
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
  • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)

Frail Elderly

  • Adult Day Care
  • Nursing Home Care
  • Needs Assessment/Geriatric Evaluation
  • Telephone Reassurance/Friendly Visiting
  • In-Home Services
  • Respite Care
  • Protective Services
  • Meals on Wheels/Home Delivered Meals

Housing

  • Subsidized Housing
  • Tax Credit for Homeowners and Renters
  • Weatherization and Home Repair
  • Energy Assistance
  • Shared Housing
  • Assisted Living

Transportation

  • Medical
  • Shopping
  • Senior Centers

Senior Centers

  • Daily Meals/Nutrition Programs
  • Social Activities
  • Physical Fitness
  • Educational Programs
  • Senior Center Plus/Special Assistance
  • Health Screenings
  • Senior Citizen Clubs
  • Special Events

Other Programs

  • Health Insurance Counseling
  • Income Tax Assistance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Loan Closet
  • Volunteer Opportunities