Older Adult Services

Tel: 301-265-8450  |  Fax: (301) 248-5358

There are a growing number of people who are faced with making life-changing decisions for themselves and elderly family members. The Aging Services Division provides and supports a broad range of services and programs for seniors and their families.

The purpose of the Area Agency on Aging is to support older adults so they can maintain the highest possible quality of life with independence and dignity, and to assist seniors and their family members with the many challenges of the aging process. The Area Agency on Aging acts as the first resource you can turn to for help.  In Prince George’s County, the Area Agency on Aging is part of the Department of Family Services. The Area Agency on Aging provides the following services and programs for seniors and their families.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs are designed to provide knowledge, skills and training to assist in improving overall health and working towards a healthier lifestyle.  Programs and activities are provided the following areas:

Health Screening – Blood Pressure Checks, Diabetes screening, Cholesterol

To qualify, an individual must:

  • Be a Prince George’s County resident;
  • Be elderly (62+); and
  • Meet the following income and assets requirements
    • Monthly income cannot exceed $2,637 (individual), $3,448 (couple)
    • Assets cannot exceed $11,000 (individual), $14,000 (couple).

For More Information, Contact:
Prince George's County, Department of Family Services, Aging Services Division
6420 Allentown Road
Camps Springs, MD 20748
301) 265-8450
Fax (301) 248-5362

Senior Care

The Senior Care Program provides services for seniors who may be at risk for nursing home placement. Older adults can access publicly funded services, or if they are not available, the Senior Care staff will make arrangements with private vendors. Services can include personal care, chore, adult day care, financial help for medications, medical supplies, respite care, home delivered meals, emergency response system, transportation, and others.;

To qualify, an individual must:

  • Be a Prince George’s County resident;
  • Be elderly (65+); and
  • Meet the following income and assets requirements:
    • Monthly income cannot exceed $2,637 (individual), $3,448 (couple)
    • Assets cannot exceed $11,000 (individual), $14,000 (couple).

For More Information, Contact:
Prince George's County, Department of Family Services, Aging Services Division
6420 Allentown Road
Camps Springs, MD 20748
(301) 265-8450
Fax (301) 248-5362