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Maryland Access Point

Maryland Access Point (MAP) is the Aging and Disability Resource Program in Maryland, designed to assist individuals with long term care needs and their caregivers identify and locate services in their community. MAP is a centralized, single point of entry for access to the services provided by state agencies such as the Department of Aging, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Disabilities, as well as other private, public and community based resources.

Options Counseling

Maryland Access Point provides free Options help individuals and their caregivers develop long term care plans. Counselors meet with individuals and match their needs with services available in their community. Contact your local MAP office to make an appointment.

Senior Care System

The Maryland Department of Aging Senior Care System assists people 65 or older who may be at risk of nursing home placement by providing case management and gap-filling funds for services to enable them to continue living in the comfort of their own homes. The Senior Care program will assess an individual's needs, provide a case manager to coordinate services, and provide funding to purchase services for individuals who meet program eligibility requirements. Services include assistance with activities of daily living, as well as medications, medical supplies, adult day care, respite care, home delivered meals, transportation, and emergency response systems. For further information and to access to Senior Care Services, please contact your local MAP office.

To visit the MAP website, go to:

To find the MAP office in your county, click here or call the statewide number 1-844-627-5465 or TTY #711 to get more in-depth assistance.

Other Maryland County Web Sites

The link below will take you to a list of Maryland counties; you can reach any county web site as well as finding specific services in a county.

Services Search

Use Services Search to locate LTC Providers and obtain detailed information on:

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