Frederick County Senior Services offers a variety of programs to help you maintain wellness and independence. From speakers and workshops to special events and day trips; from enrichment and social opportunities to fitness classes and programs we offer something for everyone.
Senior Services Spring Activity Catalog features activities at all four county senior centers. Registration begins March 12. (New 10-week sessions start in January, April, July and October.)
The majority of programs are offered at the Frederick County Senior Services senior centers located in Brunswick, Emmitsburg, Frederick, and Urbana. We also offer programs though our Senior Center Without Walls.
Frederick County Senior Centers are community focal points offering educational programs, health and fitness activities, recreation and social opportunities, as well as access to resources and benefits to help individuals maintain wellness and independence.
Please contact your local senior center for specific information about the programs and services offered in your community. See senior centers' monthly calendars for additional activities and classes.
Please refer to the Senior Center Guidelines, Policies and Procedures for more information.
The Senior Services Division offers scholarships for exercise classes. These scholarships are based on income, residency and age. Please refer to the application for more information.
Stepping On is a fall prevention program aimed at teaching participants ways to reduce their risk of falling. It is an evidence based program, designed for older adults, proven to reduce the risk of falls by about 31%. Spring Programs offered at the Emmitsburg and Urbana Senior Centers.
These classes are being offered in partnership with AARP Frederick Chapter 636, Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Frederick County Senior Services Division.
Each month Steve Stoyke, LPN, provides a brief overview and answers your questions about a current health topic. He also conducts free blood pressure screenings. Please refer to the centers' monthly calendar for dates and times.
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MAP provides information and assistance to area residents. Each month Joy Rowe visits the centers to talk about a specific program or service. Please refer to the centers' monthly calendar for dates and times.
Space is limited! To register, call 301-600-1605.
Workshops are held at the Senior Services Division, 1440 Taney Ave., Frederick, MD 21702
Wednesday, April 3, 9:30 a.m.
Friday, April 19, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 9:30 a.m.
Friday, May 17, 12:20 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m.
Friday, June 21, 12:30 p.m.
The Senior Services Division in cooperation with Seeds of Life, Inc. and the Maryland Food Bank offers a monthly food distribution program for eligible seniors on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Frederick Senior Center.
Please refer to the Senior Center Guidelines, Policies and Procedures for information about reservations, payments, refunds, and participation guidelines.
Two ways to register for day trips:
1. At the Senior Services Division’s eStore 24/7 using a Visa card, MasterCard or Discover card.
2. In person at one of the Frederick County's senior centers, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The purpose of the daily congregate meal program at each senior center is to provide older adults with the opportunity to enjoy a nutritious meal in the company of others in order to promote good health and continued independence. Food and Friends YouTube Video
The FriendShip Cafe at the Frederick Center offers light fare in a friendly atmosphere for all ages. The cafe is open to seniors and the public.
Wednesday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-Noon & 12:30 -1:00 p.m.
The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, a soup of the day and salad options.
Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.
Join the Urbana Center for dinner at a local restaurant the first Tuesday evening of each month. Sign-up is required and space is limited. Individual checks.