Services and Programs
Referrals and information is provided through Maryland Access Point (MAP) - Information & Assistance program to include, but not limited to: Dental Programs, Energy Assistance, and SNAP Benefits. While information is provided on our webpages, it is best to call the Bureau to receive person-centered guidance and support. MAP Presentation 2021 (video)
National Family Caregiver Support Program in Carroll County provides education, support, training, referrals, respite and supplemental services for caregivers of older adults and older relatives raising children under the age of 18.
CHRONIC CONDITIONS SELF-MANAGEMENT
Living Healthy, Living Well self-management program in Carroll County offers free workshops for those with chronic conditions, diabetes and chronic pain. This evidence-based curriculum has proven results. Living Healthy, Living Well Presentation 2021 (video)
Commission on Aging & Disabilities represents the Bureau to advocate for the needs of Carroll County’s older adults, individuals with disabilities, and Veterans.
Adult Public Guardianship Program protects Carroll County’s most vulnerable individuals. In addition, they provide resources and education on Adult Guardianship in Maryland.
HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES & SUPPORTS
There are several home and community-based services and support programs in Carroll County including Community Options Waiver, Community First Choice, Community Personal Assistance Service, Senior Assisted Living Subsidy and Senior Care. Home and Community-Based Programs Presentation 2021 (video)
Whether you need assistance in navigating Medicare (State Health Insurance Assistance Program - SHIP), preventing healthcare fraud (Senior Medicare Patrol - SMP), or affording Medicare (Medicare Savings Programs), the Bureau has programs available to support you. SHIP/SMP Presentation 2021 (video)
Maryland Legal Aid Bureau provides free legal assistance to older adults via telephone or at onsite clinics at our local senior and community centers.
Durable Medical Equipment Loan closets and distribution centers are located in Carroll County and throughout Maryland.
Learn more about the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program in Carroll County and how they support and advocate for residents of long term care and assisted living facilities. Ombudsman Presentation 2021 (video)
The Bureau of Aging & Disabilities strives to educate and inform the community on available resources in Carroll County. Check out our most recent guide or request one to be mailed to you by calling the Bureau.
Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, the Bureau can assist you in completing the application for a tax credit.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNTIES AT THE BUREAU
There are many ways to volunteer at the Bureau of Aging & Disabilities and give back to your community. Find ways to make a difference among older adults, individuals with disabilities and Veterans.
Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities
125 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157, 410-386-3800, MD Relay 711/800-735-2258