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A Message from the Director of the Baltimore County Department of Aging

Dear Baltimore County Resident:

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With the ever-increasing number of individuals age 60 and over, it is inevitable that you know of an older individual in need of resources to maintain independence in the community. The Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) is committed to provide information, programs and connections to resources to promote the best quality of life for Baltimore County’s older adults. We are pleased to present this website filled with information and resources to assist in supporting older adults in their efforts to live longer and live well.

Taking Care of Mom and Dad is designed to provide easy searches and access to information about many programs and services. It includes descriptions, eligibility requirements and contact information for a wide variety of local services, presented in a manner that allows you to search for a specific agency, or a general type of resource.

We encourage the use of this site as a starting point to discovering the many options available to assist older adults. We’ve included frequently asked questions based on the many experiences of our staff while assisting older adults and their families. To learn about the many resources our agency offers, please visit the Baltimore County Department of Aging section of this website by clicking on the BCDA logo in the lower left corner.

To move into the Taking Care of Mom and Dad site, use the menu on the left. For additional information about Baltimore County Department of Aging, call Maryland Access Point at 410-887-2594.


Laura D. Riley, Director
Baltimore County Department of Aging