For any questions, please call our 24/7 Hotline: MD 1-866-930-CARE (2273), VA 1-855-766-CARE (2257)

Serving Montgomery County MD, Prince George’s County, Howard County, Frederick County, Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Washington County, Anne Arundel County, since 2002.

Serving Berryville Clarke, Loudoun, Frauquier, Fairfax, Manassas, Prince William, Staffor, Arlington

1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org/maryland / info.maryland@alz.org

Provides support services, such as support groups, early-stage programs, educational events, care consultation, and more for families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Also, offers many opportunities to get involved with awareness-building and fund-raising activities to help us move closer to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Offices in Timonium, Frederick, Salisbury and nationwide.

Arthritis Foundation
Maryland Chapter 410-654-6570
Southern Maryland 410-544-5433
Self-help classes, warm water and land exercise programs and support and education groups.

Maryland Relay

Department of Budget and Management

301 West Preston Street, Suite 1008A
Baltimore, MD 21201

1-800-552-7724 (voice/TTY)
www.mdrelay.org

— As part of Maryland Relay, Maryland Accessible Telecommunications provides free hands-free phones, amplified phones, ring signalers, captioned phones, and other assistive devices to qualified applicants who have difficulty using a standard telephone.

Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Helping seniors understand Medicare and complicated health insurance matters, as well as deal with the inevitable paperwork, is the task of the Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Trained volunteers offer free, confidential, one-on-one medical claims assistance and health insurance counseling at most county senior centers.
Anne Arundel County 410-222-4464
Baltimore County 410-887-2594

American Cancer Society
Gambrills 410-721-4304
White Marsh Office 410-931-6850
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

HopeWell Cancer Support
410-832-2719
Helping to create a community of support, hope, and learning, free of charge, to empower people with cancer and their loved ones to improve the quality of their lives.

Prostate Cancer Network
410-468-1812
A conduit linking prostate cancer organizations, survivors, advocates and friends. Responsible for the publication and distribution of the Prostate Cancer Resource Guide and state and national grassroots advocacy initiatives, including town meetings, seminars and national programs.

Baltimore County Department of Health
410-887-2781
Dental Access and Referral Program
Homebound seniors or those with physical/mental limitations may be eligible. Medicaid is accepted, and customary private practice fees are discounted. Must be a Baltimore County resident.

24 Hour Crisis Center
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Program.aspx?id=BHCS/BHCS24hrcrisiscenter-p204.html

The Crisis Center provides crisis services 24 hours a day/ 365 days a year. These services are provided over the telephone (240-777-4000) or in person at 1301 Piccard Drive in Rockville (no appointment needed). Mobile Crisis Outreach will respond anywhere within Montgomery County to provide emergency psychiatric evaluations

The Montgomery County Stroke Association
http://www.mcstroke.org/tiki-page.php?pageName=Home Page

The Montgomery County Stroke Association, Inc. (MCSA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization established in 1981 in Montgomery County, Maryland, to provide help and hope to stroke survivors and their family caregivers. MCSA has four local chapters which meet monthly.

www.aarp.org

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

The Maryland Department of Aging

http://www.aging.maryland.gov/

The Department of Aging 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. Area agencies administer State and federal funds for local senior citizen programs.