Office on Aging and Independence (OAI)

ABOUT US

The Office on Aging and Independence promotes the full inclusion of persons with disabilities, addresses the needs of an increasingly diverse cultural community, and supports the desires of our citizens to remain independent as they grow older. Our commitment to a No Wrong Door approach makes it easier for older adults, caregivers, adults with disabilities and their families to find the services they need.

9830 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-6410 (voice/relay)
Email: aging@howardcountymd.gov

For general information and assistance, please contact Maryland Access Point (MAP) at 410-313-1234 or email map@howardcountymd.gov.

Searchable online MAP database: www.marylandaccesspoint.info

Read The 50+ Connection

 

Get Fit With OAI in 2018!

Photo of a fitness class at the Ellicott City 50+ Fitness Center

Register for OAI Programs

The Office on Aging and Independence offers a variety of art, fitness, and continuing education classes, at six convenient 50+ centers throughout the community and at the Ellicott City 50+ Fitness Center, pictured above. Use the link below to view our offerings.

 

 

News and Upcoming Events

Explore options to enhance the ability to live independently in the community. This seven-session series will cover a spectrum of topics essential in the planning process and preparing for the future. Admission is FREE. View the Series Flier.

 

An Ounce of Prevention Caregiver Conference

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Saturday, November 3 / 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ellicott City 50+ Center / 9401 Frederick Road / Ellicott City 21042

Free admission with registration; includes continental breakfast and box lunch. Free respite care provided. Register at caregiverjourney2018.eventbrite.com