Links to Senior Organizations & Associations
These links provide useful information for senior citizens and their families. Don't forget to bookmark us before you go!

AARP - The American Association of Retired Persons is the nation's leading organization for people 50 and older.

Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization supporting Alzheimer's research and care. On this site, you'll find information about the disease, our programs and services, and our advocacy efforts.

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

American Parkinson's Disease Association

American Red Cross

Arthritis Foundation

Brain Injury Association of America

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)
Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease. CAN (the National Family Caregivers Association) is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

Kidney & Urology Foundation of America, Inc.

Mesothelioma Treatment Centers The Mesothelioma Prognosis

National Stroke Association - Reducing the Incidence & Impact of Stroke.

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer, has a database which is the largest compilation of clinical trials against pancreatic cancer in the world, comprised of almost 370 trials in more than 1,000 locations throughout the world, more than five times larger than NCI's PDQ database. Pancreatica is available for patient or physician study and review and receives no remuneration if patients join any of the trials.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)
A non profit organization founded in 1999 by surviving family members of individuals who have died of pancreatic cancer. A national public-benefit advocacy organization for the pancreatic cancer community.

Savvy Senior - A question-and-answer weekly newspaper column that channels useful information and valuable resources to the growing senior population and the families who support them.

 Senior Planet - Aging with attitude. Senior Planet, powered by OATS (Older Adults Technology Services), harnesses technology to change the way we age. Our courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends.

Senior Shape - Montgomery County Recreation partners with Suburban Hospital to offer Senior Shape, a low-cost, certified instructor-led, exercise program.

Active Adult 55+ Programs: Fitness, games, lectures, parties, entertainment, sports, and many other programs and classes are available.

Senior Services

Senior Programs within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Montgomery County Senior Site - Senior Services from Health and Human Services: such as Caregiver support,
financial assistance, health and mental health, long term care ombudsman and.

Senior Transportation - Montgomery County, MD - CAR is a free information & referral service that helps adults over 50 and adults with disabilities find transportation for medical services, errands, social activities.

Transportation Services for Older Adults & Persons with Disabilities - Seniors and Persons with Disabilities ride free on Ride On and Metro buses in Montgomery County during these times: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Social Services - Montgomery County, MD - Find out about senior services available in your community. If in doubt, call us!

Senior Centers - Department of Recreation - Montgomery County - Our seven Senior Centers are full-service facilities providing a wide range of programs, services, and activities that are open five to six days a week.

Thrive at Home - Check out these fun and useful websites.

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI) Community Outreach and Health Education

Assistance Completing Department of Health and Human Services Forms or Applications

City of Rockville Senior Center

Connect-A-Ride Senior Transportation Programs and Services

Elder or Senior Care Locator Nationwide

Employment Resources for People 50 Years and Older

Grocery Delivery Services

In Home Mental Health Services for Seniors

Vision Center - We provide medically accurate content for all things vision. Learn about eye conditions and vision correction practices. Explore treatment options today.

Senior Sneaker ProgramMontgomery County Recreation’s popular Senior Sneaker Program gives adults age 55+ access to 19 quality exercise/weight rooms across the County for a very affordable $50 annual membership fee.

Transportation Programs: Montgomery County has several low cost and no cost programs to get from one place to another.

Senior Call Check is a FREE service available to adults 65+ in Maryland. Receive an automated daily call at a time you designate. After 3 attempts and no answer, we will contact your alternate person to check on you. Registration is easy – online or over the phone!

The Positive Aging Sourcebook provides a great database of resources for Older Adults including housing options.

Voice Your Choice, a program of Nexus Montgomery, is a community-based program led by JSSA that promotes advance care planning through training, education, and public awareness.

The Beacon Newspapers - The Beacon’s award-winning content covers health, financial, technology, housing, travel and arts topics, as well as local events and feature stories