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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Prince George’s County Launches Senior Resource Guide

2019 Prince Georges Senior Resource Guide - Cover

County Partners with Prince George’s Provider Network to Produce a Comprehensive Directory of Local Agencies, Business and Non-Profit Organizations Dedicated to Serving Older Adults.

Camp Springs, MD – In an effort to expand and create a more comprehensive resource directory of information and referral services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, the Prince George’s County, Department of Family Services, Aging and Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC) has partnered with the Prince George’s County Provider Network to announce the 2019 Senior Resource Guide. The guide will serve as a reference tool, including a listing of services provided by county agencies, businesses and non-profits serving older adults.

“There are more than 170,000 adults over the age of 60 in Prince George’s County, and we are dedicated to providing exceptional services to seniors, caregivers, and their family members,” said County Executive, Angela Alsobrooks. “Together, with the Prince George’s Senior Provider Network, the 2019 Senior Resource Directory can help meet the emerging needs of our treasured seniors by providing resources available right here in the county.”

The Prince George’s Senior Provider Network will begin distributing over 17,000 copies of the resource guide during the month of February to the Aging and Disability Resource Center, senior activity centers, public libraries and various community partners. Resource information within the guide will include:
•    A Senior Transportation Guide
•    A Listing of Subsidized, Affordable Senior Housing
•    An Overview of Senior Program and Services
•    A Listing of Support Groups
•    Recreational Opportunities, and more.

For more information about services, programs, or activities for older adults and persons with disabilities, please call 301-265-8450 or Maryland Relay 711.

About the Department of Family Services, Aging and Disabilities Services Division:
The Aging & Disabilities Services Division assists older adults, persons with disabilities, and their family members with navigating long-term care service and support systems.  Through a broad range of comprehensive services and programs, the purpose of the Aging and Disabilities Services Division is to help seniors maintain the highest possible quality of life, with independence and dignity and help family members with the challenges of the aging process.

About the Prince George’s Senior Provider Network (PGSPN):
The PGSPN is a non-profit, 501C3 organization whose mission is to improve and enrich the quality of life for Prince George’s County seniors and their caregivers. Members of PGSPN include businesses, non-profits and government representatives dedicated to serving County seniors through collaboration, education, and service to the community.

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