About the Maryland Department of Aging


Change the Trajectory of Aging


The Maryland Department of Aging helps establish Maryland as an attractive location for all older adults through vibrant communities and supportive services that offer the opportunity to live healthy and meaningful lives.

Key Goals

Goal 1: Ensure the rights of older adults and their families and prevent their abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Goal 2: Support and encourage older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their loved ones to easily access and make informed choices about services that support them in their home or community.

Goal 3: Create opportunities for older adults and their families to lead active and healthy lives.

Goal 4: Finance and coordinate high quality services that support individuals with long term needs in a home or community setting. 

Goal 5: Lead efforts to strengthen service delivery and capacity by engaging community partners to increase and leverage resources.

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The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with services in the following manner:

  • Friendly and Courteous:​​ We will be helpful and supportive and have a positive attitude and passion for what we do.
  • Timely and Responsive: We will be proactive, take initiative, and will try to anticipate your needs.
  • Accurate and Consistent: We will always aim for 100% accuracy, and be consistent in how we interpret and implement State policies and procedures.
  • Accessible and Convenient: We will continue to simplify and improve access to information and resources.
  • Truthful and Transparent: We will advance a culture of honesty, clarity, and trust.


Click here to view our custom​er service overview.

Click here to view our FY2018 Customer Service Annual Report.​

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