Office on Aging and Independence Events

The Office on Aging and Independence holds several annual events and conferences to provide a variety of educational opportunities for consumers.  Event pages are updated regularly and include helpful links to schedules/programs, registration forms and program descriptions.  


EXPO Logo 2017

Howard County's 19th annual 50+EXPO was held on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, featuring 160+ vendors and exhibitors of interest to older adults, families, caregivers, care providers and professionals.  Join us to explore aspects of Preparedness, Information and Education to help you plan a healthy future for yourself and your family. Limited vendor and exhibitor space is still available. For more information, please click the 50+EXPO logo above or visit the 50+EXPO information page



Caregiving Journey 2017 conference logo

The Office on Aging and Independence also holds an annual Caregiver Conference, designed to support and educate those providing care to a loved one.  The 2017 conference, "The Caregiver Journey, A Universal Voyage" was held at the Glenwood 50+ Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, MD 21723 on Saturday, March 25. To be placed on a contact list for the next caregiver event, call 410-313-5969 (voice/relay) or email us