Department of Aging Overview
New and Upcoming Services and Programs
Learn more about Department of Aging Services
The Department of Aging has a lot to offer Baltimore County seniors and their families. Learn more about our programs and services by watching a video that will help you Energize your Life.
Discover the power of age at Baby Boomer and Senior Expo on Wednesday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday October 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
Older adults, baby boomers, caregivers, and professionals visit Expo to explore 300-plus exhibitors and vendors, to enjoy continuous entertainment, to bid on incredible silent auction items, to take advantage of free health screenings, to delight in the talents of older adult artists competing in the Art and Craft Contest and Show and more. Admission is $2 or two cans of non-perishable food.
For more information see the Expo website.
Join us at the 13th Annual Advocacy Conference
Presented by the Baltimore County Consortium for Professional Education in the Field of Aging, this year's Advocacy Conference addresses "Housing, Employment and Transportation: The Keys to Independence for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities." The conference will be on Thursday, November 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hunt Valley Inn in Cockeysville, Maryland. For more information and a brochure, see the conference website or call 410-887-2594.
Frequently Requested Services
- Information and Assistance
Learn more about how Maryland Access Point (MAP) of Baltimore County can assist you in finding resources for seniors and adults with disabilities.
- Housing Options
Find information about nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or other housing options, including listings of facilities in Baltimore County.
- Senior Centers
The 20 senior centers located throughout Baltimore County serve as community focal points for programs, activities and services for County residents age 60 and older and their spouses.
CountyRide is a transportation program providing service to Baltimore County residents 60 years of age and over, disabled residents aged 21 through 59 and persons of all ages living in the rural area.
RSVP has a partnership with Volunteer Solutions and the United Way to help you volunteer. Search for volunteer opportunities that match your skills and interests.
- Travel Opportunities
Check the travel calendar for a list of upcoming travel opportunities.
- Caregivers Information
The Caregivers Program offers a variety of resources to help family caregivers to provide good care for older relatives, while also taking care of themselves.
Sign-up to receive informative e-newsletters such as The Friendly Visitor and Caregiver Connection.
For information or comments, contact the Department of Aging or call 410-887-2594.
- Find latest information about closings or late openings of seniors centers and CountyRide due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
- Visit Aging's Taking Care of Mom and Dad website and find copies of two of the Department of Aging's newest publications: It May Be Your Third Largest Purchase; an informative discussion of funeral planning and A Legal Guide for the Aging Family; that discusses a myriad of topics, from Grandparent's Rights to Advance Directives.
- Community Resources 2015 is now available online. Get information about services available to Baltimore County seniors and their families.
The Baltimore County Department of Aging strengthens lives by connecting individuals to community resources, programs and services.
Revised September 21, 2015