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AAA MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Area Agency on Aging is to plan, coordinate and advocate for the development of a comprehensive service delivery system at the local level to meet the short and long-term needs of the Garrett County senior population


  Elderly Woman

Senior Information and Assistance 

Senior Information and Assistance offers persons 60 years of age and
older access to the complex world of services and benefit programs by
providing a single point of entry for obtaining services offered by AAA, as
well as providing information and/or referral to other agencies.
 
Assistance is available with completing applications, scheduling 
appointsments, and follow-up. Appointments may be made to meet with
the I&A coordinator at the office or, if you are homebound, in your home.
 
Outreach services are available once per quarter at the senior centers
and nutrition sites. Call 301-334-9431 ext. 6168 or 6178 (toll-free 1-888-877-8403)
to receive information on the current date and time.
 

 External Information Links

The links listed below are to external sites regarding Senior information.
These websites are not afiliated with GCCAC or AAA and are provided for additional information purposes only.
If you have any questions or concerns with the content of any of these sites, please refer to the provided contact of the site.
 
Making the Move to Assisted Living
Moving Tips for Seniors
Senior Health Resources
Nutrition Guide for the Aging and Elderly
Boomer’s Roadmap to Aging in Place
Financial Resources for Seniors
Guide to Medicare and Medicaid for Seniors
Senior Wellness Guide
Doses and Interaction Resource
Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementia
Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors
https://www.caregiver.org/caregivers-guide-understanding-dementia-behaviors
The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide
http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/cooking-with-alzheimers/
10 Easy Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being
http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/easy-ways-seniors-can-boost-mental-health-well-being/
Overcoming The Loss Of A Child Without Drugs Or Alcohol — A Parent’s Guide
http://www.drugrehab.org/overcoming-loss-of-child-guide/
Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room at Home
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/meditation-room

Locations

Mary Browning Senior Center
Days of Operation: Mon., Wed., Fri.
Hours: 8:30 – 4:30
Location: 104 E. Center Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: 301-334-9431, ext. 6134
 
Grantsville Senior Center
Days of Operation: Tue., Wed., Thur.
Hours: 8:30 – 4:30
Location: 125 Durst Court
Grantsville, MD 21536
Phone: 301-895-5818
 
Friendsville Community Center
Days of Operation: Mon. and Wed.
Hours: 10:00 – 3:00
Location: 947 Community Drive
Friendsville, MD  21531
Phone: 301-746-5300
 
Flowery Vale Health & Fitness Center
Days of Operation: Tue. & Thur.
Hours: 9:00 – 3:00
Location: 204 S. South Street
Accident, MD 21520
Phone: 301-746-8050
 
Swanton Nutrition Site
Days of Operation: Mon. & Tue.
Hours: 10:00 – 2:00
Location: Swanton Community Bldg.
3335 Swanton Road
Swanton, MD  21561
Phone: 301-387-9191
 
Kitzmiller Nutrition Site
Days of Operation: Wed. & Thur.
Hours: 9:30 – 1:30
Location: Kitzmiller Community Bldg.
104 W. Center St.
Kitzmiller, MD  21538
Phone: 301-453-3445