Information for Caregivers
Through a grant from the National Family Caregivers Support Program (NFCSP), the Caregivers Program serves family members caring for Baltimore County older adults, as well as grandparents with primary care responsibility for grandchildren.
The Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) Caregivers Program offers a variety of services and resources to help family caregivers to provide good care for their relatives, while also taking care of themselves.
Annual Caregivers Mini-Conference
The Annual Caregivers Mini-Conference will be held on Saturday, April 5 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Catonsville Senior Center, 501 N. Rolling Road, Catonsville 21228.
- This half day mini-conference is for family caregivers of older adults.
- Learn about basic legal considerations for your loved one, proper hands-on care techniques, and safe driving tips for older drivers.
- Resource tables staffed by BCDA specialists will be full of helpful literature.
- Admission is free, the event is open to the public, and there is no pre-registration.
For more information, call 410-887-4724.
Free Quarterly Newsletter
Local Support Groups are an important resource for caregivers to talk with others about problems and solutions. Some support groups are general, and others are disease specific.
Community Resource Guide
An annual directory of services and resources for seniors and people with disabilities, the Community Resource Guide is available online at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/seniorresources and in paper version at your local senior center and public library.
Education and Outreach
Outreach events are offered to the general public throughout Baltimore County in a variety of locations including senior centers, the work place, houses of worship, and area universities.
To learn about upcoming events, contact Maryland Access Point (MAP) of Baltimore County, by calling 410-887-2594.
Caregivers Program Specialists offer free individual Consultations to eligible family caregivers who would like support, guidance, and resources regarding the care of their loved one. Limited respite stipends are available to eligible families to help them pay for care so they can take a break from their caregiving responsibilities.
Contact Baltimore County Department of Aging
For more information, call MAP at 410-887-2594 Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revised March 6, 2014