Government Resources

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council Legislative Branch
To learn more about the County Council, to see who your representative is or for contact information please go to

Montgomery County is designated by the World Health Organization/ AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities as an Age-Friendly County. Start at the Montgomery County website to find many of the resources available to our older adults living in the community.

Aging and Disability Services

Care Giver Support

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.

Montgomery County - Senior Services - Montgomery County
A nursing facility shall provide care for residents in a manner and in an
environment that maintains or enhances each resident's dignity and respect.

Montgomery County - Senior Services - Montgomery County
Department of Health and Human Services. Aging and Disability Services. LONG

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


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

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 ...

Visit MontgomeryMontgomery County, Maryland puts endless art, entertainment, attractions, and some of the country’s most beloved historical sites right at your fingertips. There's something for everyone - with classic Maryland flavor.


Maryland Department of Aging


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The federal agency that administers the Medicare, Medicaid and Child Health Insurance Programs.

The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information with available inspection reports on nursing homes.

The National Institute on Aging
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.

NIH Senior Health

Organ Donation
This site is devoted to providing information and resources on organ donation and transplantation issues and to promote organ and tissue donation awareness.

Senior Living Foundation of the American Foreign Service
A private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization established to assist retired members of the American Foreign Service who are physically or mentally unable to cope with old age. The Foundation provides information about and assistance in obtaining community, State, Federal and private resources. The Foundation offers senior citizens guidance through the often difficult process of gaining access to available resources.