The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs offer programs for assisted living, rehabilitative services, and skilled nursing. Specialized care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other services are provided at a number of centers and homes in an effort to support recovery and independent living for veterans in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Aging also provides Maryland Access Point, a statewide resource for information pertaining to long term services and support for older adults and individuals with disabilities.
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Maryland Department of Aging: Maryland Access Point
Maryland Access Point (MAP) is a statewide resource for information and assistance about long-term services and supports, particularly for older adults and individuals with disabilities, regardless of income. Information and resources are available to address a variety of needs, health, transportation, income and financial aid, senior citizen centers and clubs, daily meals, pharmacy assistance, housing, volunteer opportunities, and more.
There are 20 local MAP Information and Assistance offices throughout the state. Trained staff can provide assistance in determining needs for services and make referrals to appropriate agencies, including case management and coordination for persons requiring ongoing services.
To speak with Maryland Access Point staff contact the local site office nearest you or call the Maryland Department of Aging at 410-767-1100
For general information regarding programs visit the Department of Aging website.
Source: Maryland Department of Aging
Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services
The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work. It is an agency of the Maryland State Department of Education. Rehabilitative Services is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation program and the Disability Determination Services. Learn more about how the Division of Rehabilitative Services can help here.
Accessible Resources for Independence, Inc.
Accessible Resources for Independence, Inc., is a center for independent living that provides support and services to people with disabilities in Anne Arundel and Howard counties in Maryland. It is a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, and nonresidential private, nonprofit agency.
For veterans, Options Counseling through the Veterans Directed Home and Community Based Services are offered.
The program provides Veterans the opportunity to self-direct their long-term supports and services and continue to live independently at home. Eligible Veterans manage their own flexible budgets, decide for themselves what mix of goods and services best meet their needs, and to hire and supervise their own workers. Through an Options Counselor, the Aging & Disability Network provides facilitated assessment and care/service planning, arranges fiscal management services, and provides ongoing options counseling and support to Veterans, their families and caregivers.
For more information visit Accessible Resources for Independence, Inc. or contact staff at 443-713-3911.
The U.S. Veterans Health Administration
The Loch Raven VA Community Living and Rehabilitation Center specializes in providing rehabilitation and care for patients in the VA Maryland Health Care System. The Center provides a number of services including physical and occupational therapy. Hospice and nursing home care is provided, as well as treatment for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
The Center is located on Loch Raven Boulevard in Baltimore, MD.
For more information visit the Loch Raven VA Community Living and Rehabilitation Center website.
To speak with the eligibility and admissions office call 800-949-1003, ext.1121.
The Martinsburg VA Medical Center offers Geriatric and Long-Term Care for patients seen by their Medical Center. Geriatric and Long-Term Care provides services for veterans who are elderly and have complex needs, and veterans of any age who need daily support and assistance. Veterans can receive care at home, at the medical center or in the community.
For more information visit the Martinsburg VA Medical Center website.
To speak with the Martinsburg VA Medical Center call 304-263-0811.
The Washington DC VA Medical Center offers Geriatric and Long-Term Care as well for patients seen by their Medical Center. Services include palliative care, geriatric medicine, community living center, and primary care.
For more information visit the Washington DC VA Medical Center website.
To speak with the Washington DC VA Medical Center call 202-745-8422.
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs