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Department of Aging
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  Carolyn B. True,
  Director
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  Department of Aging
  1440 Taney Avenue
  Frederick, MD 21702

  301-600-1605
  Fax: 301-600-3554
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  Hours
  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  Monday - Friday
The Department of Aging offers programs and activities that support older adults in their effort to remain healthy, active and independent and to age in place with dignity.

MAP
The Maryland Access Point (MAP) is your link to long-term support information and services for adults with disabilities throughout Maryland.

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The Silver Messenger Newsletter: Your link to health and support services. 
    May 2014 Newsletter

Partners in Care 
Partners in Care has moved to their new location at 22 South Market St., Suite 15, Frederick MD 21701  (the Federated Charities building. 
Their new phone number is 301-682-7433.

Old and Poor: America's Forgotten
Written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, this short video provides a portrait of seniors who are living in poverty, in both urban and rural areas across the United States. Featuring first-hand interviews with low-income seniors living in Baltimore, rural West Virginia, and Los Angeles, our new video provides context for ongoing discussions about policy changes to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). 

Assessing the Needs of the Older Adult Population in Frederick County
As a result of a request by the Commission on Aging, the Board of County Commissioners authorized staff to hire a consultant to assess the needs of the older adult population in Frederick County.  The consultant, Just Partners, Inc., held focus groups with senior services providers and other stakeholders, interviewed county staff and municipal planners, asked for input from older adults, caregivers and other interested persons.  Over 1,000 responses were received.  Just Partners, Inc. prepared a comprehensive document and an executive summary. Included in the report is an action plan that will take a collaborative effort on the part of government, nonprofits, and the private sector to ensure that Frederick County remains a senior-friendly community.