Community

Links to Senior Organizations & Associations
These links provide useful information for senior citizens and their families. Don't forget to bookmark us before you go!

AARP - The American Association of Retired Persons is the nation's leading organization for people 50 and older.
http://www.aarp.org

Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization supporting Alzheimer's research and care. On this site, you'll find information about the disease, our programs and services, and our advocacy efforts.
http://www.alz.org

American Academy of Ophthalmology
http://www.aao.org

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org

American Parkinson's Disease Association
http://www.apdaparkinson.com

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org

Arthritis Foundation
www.arthritis.org

Brain Injury Association of America
http://www.biausa.org

Kidney & Urology Foundation of America, Inc.
http://www.kidneyurology.org

Mesothelioma Treatment Centers The Mesothelioma Prognosis
mesotheliomaprognosis.com/doctors/treatment-centers/

National Stroke Association - Reducing the Incidence & Impact of Stroke.
http://www.stroke.org

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer, has a database which is the largest compilation of clinical trials against pancreatic cancer in the world, comprised of almost 370 trials in more than 1,000 locations throughout the world, more than five times larger than NCI's PDQ database. Pancreatica is available for patient or physician study and review and receives no remuneration if patients join any of the trials.
http://www.Pancreatica.org

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
A non profit organization founded in 1999 by surviving family members of individuals who have died of pancreatic cancer. A national public-benefit advocacy organization for the pancreatic cancer community.
http://www.pancan.org

Savvy Senior - A question-and-answer weekly newspaper column that channels useful information and valuable resources to the growing senior population and the families who support them.
http://www.savvysenior.org

 Senior Planet - Aging with attitude. Senior Planet, powered by OATS (Older Adults Technology Services), harnesses technology to change the way we age. Our courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends. https://seniorplanet.org/

Senior Shape - Montgomery County Recreation partners with Suburban Hospital to offer Senior Shape, a low-cost, certified instructor-led, exercise program.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/activitiesandprograms/seniors/shape.html

Active Adult 55+ Programs: Fitness, games, lectures, parties, entertainment, sports, and many other programs and classes are available.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/facilities/seniorcenters/55activeadultprograms.html

Senior Services

Senior Programs within the Department of Health and Human Services.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS/ProgramIndex/SeniorServicesindex.html

Montgomery County Senior Site - Senior Services from Health and Human Services: such as Caregiver support,
financial assistance, health and mental health, long term care ombudsman and.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/

Senior Transportation - Montgomery County, MD - CAR is a free information & referral service that helps adults over 50 and adults with disabilities find transportation for medical services, errands, social activities.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/transportation.html

Transportation Services for Older Adults & Persons with Disabilities - Seniors and Persons with Disabilities ride free on Ride On and Metro buses in Montgomery County during these times: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-Transit/seniors.html

Social Services - Montgomery County, MD - Find out about senior services available in your community. If in doubt, call us!
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/caregiver.html

Senior Centers - Department of Recreation - Montgomery County - Our seven Senior Centers are full-service facilities providing a wide range of programs, services, and activities that are open five to six days a week.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/facilities/seniorcenters/

Thrive at Home - Check out these fun and useful websites.
montgomerycountymd.gov/thrive

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI) Community Outreach and Health Education
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-6T3R81

Assistance Completing Department of Health and Human Services Forms or Applications
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-4FAQXO

City of Rockville Senior Center
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-SVVB7

Connect-A-Ride Senior Transportation Programs and Services
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-3ETRXO

Elder or Senior Care Locator Nationwide
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-68940

Employment Resources for People 50 Years and Older
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-4O3URN&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Grocery Delivery Services
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-4V55Y

In Home Mental Health Services for Seniors
https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-5QVTQN

Vision Center - We provide medically accurate content for all things vision. Learn about eye conditions and vision correction practices. Explore treatment options today.
https://www.visioncenter.org/

Senior Sneaker ProgramMontgomery County Recreation’s popular Senior Sneaker Program gives adults age 55+ access to 19 quality exercise/weight rooms across the County for a very affordable $50 annual membership fee.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/activitiesandprograms/seniors/sneakers.html

Transportation Programs: Montgomery County has several low cost and no cost programs to get from one place to another.
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec/activitiesandprograms/Seniors/Transportation.html

Senior Call Check is a FREE service available to adults 65+ in Maryland. Receive an automated daily call at a time you designate. After 3 attempts and no answer, we will contact your alternate person to check on you. Registration is easy – online or over the phone!
https://aging.maryland.gov/Pages/senior-call-check.aspx

The Positive Aging Sourcebook provides a great database of resources for Older Adults including housing options.
www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com

Voice Your Choice, a program of Nexus Montgomery, is a community-based program led by JSSA that promotes advance care planning through training, education, and public awareness.
Voiceyourchoice.org.

The Beacon Newspapers - The Beacon’s award-winning content covers health, financial, technology, housing, travel and arts topics, as well as local events and feature stories
https://www.thebeaconnewspapers.com

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION
www.hocmc.org
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF AGING
www.mdoa.state.md.us/services.html
MARYLAND INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION
www.mdinsurance.state.md.us
MEDLINEPLUS
www.medlineplus.gov 

STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
https://medicareabcd.org