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Are you seeking information about long term services for older adults and individuals with disabilities?  If so, Maryland Access Point can help.

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.

Are you looking for a state veterans home for a veteran or their spouse?  If so, Charlotte Hall Veterans Home can help.

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home has been proudly “Serving Those Who Served” since 1985.  The Home is situated on 126 beautiful acres in St. Mary’s County, and offers and a continuum of care from the 168-bed assisted living program to the 286-bed skilled nursing program.   Charlotte Hall Veterans Home also offers memory care in secure units. The Home is Medicare/Medicaid certified, and all veterans receive a per diem subsidy from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that reduces their cost of care. The Home is inspected annually, as required by the Office of Health Care Quality, MD Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene, and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Our vision is to continually develop and deliver a safe, dignified and compassionate health care system; and provide a nurturing and engaging home environment for Maryland’s veterans.For more information, visit Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.

Are you looking for long term care for an aging veteran or a veteran with complex needs?  The VA has options in Maryland, Martinsburg and Washington DC. 

VA Healthcare: Community Living and Geriatric Care

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.

If you are local to Anne Arundel or Howard County, this organization provides support to people with disabilities allowing them to live independently at home.

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.

Learn what you need to know about possible asbestos exposure during military service.

US Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans Asbestos Exposure

 

 


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