World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2022 Proclamation Maryland
Older Marylanders Month May 2022 Governor's Proclamation
Goodwin House Inc. and Maryland Department of Aging Partner to Launch Innovative Brain Health Program for Older Adults in Maryland
50th Anniversary Senior Nutrition Program 2022 Proclamation
PHOTO RELEASE: Secretaries from Maryland Departments of Health, Aging, and Planning visit new Durable Medical Equipment Program headquarters in Cheltenham, Maryland
Maryland Residents Eligible for Free Medical Equipment
National Long Term Care Residents' Rights Month Proclamation October 2021
Falls Prevention Awareness Week Proclamation September 20-24 2021
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2021 Proclamation Maryland
State Employee Recognition Day Proclamation May 5 2021
Older Marylanders Month May 2021 Proclamation
Maryland Departments of Health and Aging collaborate on vaccine outreach for vulnerable populations
Enhanced Access to Aging and Disability Information – Maryland Access Point and 211 Maryland
National Long Term Care Residents' Rights Month Proclamation 2020
Falls Prevention Week Proclamation 2020
Maryland Department of Aging Launches Community for LifeSM Program in Four New Jurisdictions
Maryland Department of Aging Launches Caregiver Services Corps to Support Seniors in their Homes During COVID-19
Governor Hogan Announces Caregiver Services Corps To Help Maryland’s Seniors
Released Video Messages from Secretary Rona E. Kramer as it relates to COVID-19 and older adults
FAQs for Older Adults as it relates to COVID-19
Introducing Senior Call Check Program as a Free Service to MD Residents 65+ 1-28-2020
Howard Loan Closet, which provides medical equipment to residents, reopens in new Columbia location 1-9-2020
WTOP shares: Maryland debuts new program offering routine calls to check on older residents 12-31-2019
Elderly Isolation Information Segment on MPT's Direct Connection 7-16-2018
Secretary Kramer Announces Mid-Shore Town Hall Meeting 7-5-2018
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018
Innovations in Aging Town Hall Meeting 2-12-2018
Communities for Life - Request for Proposals
Grant Announcement - Community for Life Program: Helping Maryland Seniors Stay in Their Homes Healthy and Fulfilled
A SAFE Bet - Elder abuse program at CHANA comes into its own
The Baltimore Sun – Steadfast Advocate: An interview with Secretary Kramer
Food Program for Older Marylanders to be Launched, Baltimore Sun
MDoA on MPT
- Dating and the Single Senior - aired February 8, 2016
In this first episode of Prime Time Living, our new co-production with the Maryland Department of Aging, we are exploring dating options, importance and advice for single seniors.
Guest: Meredith Ritchie, the IMAGE Center
- Home Modifications and Safety - aired February 18, 2016
According to the CDC, every 13 seconds an older U.S. adult goes to the ER for fall- related injuries. Jim Resnick, Program Manager for Senior Outreach and Education for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, addresses the cost of home modifications and safety steps that people can take to prevent falls at home.
Guest: Jim Resnick, Program Manager for Senior Outreach & Education, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service
- Savor the Flavor of Eating Right – aired March 7, 2016
Making healthy food choices when visiting grocery store meal buffets can be challenging. We discuss the dos and don'ts and how to reach your optimal heath.
Guest: Erin Peisach, Nutrition by Erin
- Move Toward Better Health– aired March 21, 2016
How often and how long should the older adult exercise? We discuss fitness, wellness and motivational tips for seniors.
Guest: Deborah Shanks, Physical Fitness Coordinator, Charles County Senior Centers
- Emergency Preparedness – aired June 2, 2016
What older adults and people with disabilities need to know before an emergency.
Guest: Cecilia Warren, Director, Emergency Preparedness Policy, Dept. of Disabilities
- Stroke - aired June 13, 2016
The signs of stroke, how can it be prevented and a look at the Stroke Rehabilitation Program that helps stroke patients recover and maximize their potential.
Guest: Dr. Peter Gorman, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopedic Institute
- Older Drivers Safety – aired July 7, 2016
An educational program called CarFit is helping older adults keep their driving skills sharp while on the road. The CarFit program also provides information and materials on community-specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers, and/or increase their mobility in the community.
- Mental Health & You – aired August 1, 2016
A discussion on mental health issues that can arise later in life due to unforeseen changes and stress, and how to best address them.
Guest: Kim Burton, Mental Health Association of Maryland
- Managing the Medicare Maze – aired November 14, 2016
Annual open enrollment is underway, but it can be really confusing. Bernice Hutchinson of the Maryland Department of Aging will address the facts and discuss the options.
Guest: Melissa Moreno, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services