Howard County 2022 Resource Guide

The Office on Aging and Independence presents the 2022 issue of the Resource Guide.

This guide is an essential resource for Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers. This valuable and comprehensive publication includes helpful articles, checklists, care-giving tips, information on 55+ housing, 50+ Centers, consumer resources, elder law, and many more informative categories. The guide provides the user with beneficial and relevant information about local services, products and companies serving Howard County residents.

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Howard County Age-Friendly Action Plan
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The Age-Friendly Action Plan spells out more than 80 recommendations to bring the county closer to being a more inclusive, accessible, safer and healthier community. It uses the World Health Organization’s Eight Domains of Livability as a guide to examine Howard County’s infrastructure, services, communications and ways of working together. 

Read the Action Plan to see how you, your community association, business, faith community or civic organization can join in to put this plan into effect. Join our contact list to find out how you can get involved in the implementation process.

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Resource Guide for Older Adults
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This Office on Aging & Independence annual publication features an abundance of information and local resources. 

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50+ Connection
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Published monthly as a two-page insert in the Howard County Beacon, the 50+ Connection newsletter provides valuable information regarding programs, services and events of interest to older adults. View the 50+ Connection current issue, or click below for archived editions.

Join the Office on Aging & Independence's free email subscriber list to receive the current issue of The 50+ Connection each month via Constant Contact. Be among the first to hear about upcoming special events and informative programs. Click here to subscribe or manage your subscription preferences. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Howard County Caregiver and Resource Guides
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The Howard County Caregivers Guide and the Howard County Resource Guide provide information about local, state and federal programs, businesses, and non-profit organizations serving older adults, caregivers, and their families in Howard County. The guides are free to the community; copies are available at 50+ centers, Howard County libraries and government offices.

 

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Elder Abuse Awareness Guide
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Master Plan
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In May 2014, Howard County announced the Master Plan for the Aging Population initiative, a comprehensive planning process to design the types of services, programs and facilities to address the future needs of this growing segment of the County’s population. In December 2014, a preliminary presentation of findings to date was shared at a series of public meetings. The full report was released in September 2015.

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Virtual Programs Guide
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Stay engaged and get fit while staying home with our virtual programs.

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