Resources for Seniors

Local Resources for Seniors

State Resources for Seniors
  • Maryland Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Programexternal link
    A subsidy program established by the Maryland General Assembly in 2005 to provide financial assistance to moderate-income Maryland residents who are eligible for Medicare and are enrolled in a prescription drug plan.
  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program external link
    The Maryland SHIP program provides trained staff and volunteer counselors who provide in-person and telephone assistance to Medicare beneficiaries in understanding health insurance benefits, bills and rights.

Other Resources for Seniors
  • AARP external link
    The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older, serving their needs and interests through information and education, advocacy, and community services which are provided by a network of local chapters and experienced volunteers throughout the country.
  • AARP Money Management Information external link
    Money advice, financial tips, retirement planning, and more from the AARP.
  • Administration for Community Living external link
    The Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
  • BenefitsCheckUp external link
    There are over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help. But many people don’t know these programs exist or how they can apply. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
  • Eldercare Locator external link
    A nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
  • Family Caregiver Alliance external link
    Offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
  • Go4Life external link
    An exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH that is designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
  • Medicare external link
    Compare Medicare prescription drug plans, compare hospitals in your area, and enroll in a Medicare prescription drug program
  • National Council on Aging external link
    A national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them.
  • National Crime Prevention Council– Crimes Against Seniors external link
    Information and resources relating to crimes against seniors, including financial fraud and elder abuse.
  • National Institutes of Health Senior Health external link
    Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Savvy Senior external link
    A media/information service devoted to baby boomers and senior citizens, and the families who support them.
  • Social Security Administration external link
    Apply for disability and retirement benefits