Seniors

Services Provided: 

Meetings on the second Monday of every month start with a covered dish luncheon at noon, followed by a program of guest speakers or entertainment. Meetings are held at the Denton Church of the Nazarene, 10660 Greensboro Road, Denton. There are no meetings in July and August. Members donate their time, money, and goods to local non-profit organizations in the area. The group also sponsors a yearly free tax assistance service at each of the library branches. The tour committee sponsors trips that are open to the public.

Contact: 
Mary Lou Schoonover, Program Coordinator
410-482-6039
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Adult Protective Services Unit investigates vulnerable adult abuse (elder and non-elder), neglect, self-neglect and exploitation. The Adult Services Unit also offers services to seniors, services to non-aged adults, Project Home licensing and case management, In-Home Aide service, and Emergency Assistance to Adults. Provides referrals to homeless individuals during business hours, but those requiring homeless assistance outside of regular business hours can contact the Sheriff's Department at 410-479-2515.

410-819-4500
P.O. Box 400
Denton, MD 21629
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MEDICAL ADULT DAY CARE CENTER - DENTON. Call us at 410-479-8065.
Caring for Senior Citizens needs & helping them live independently in our community. Transportation for Caroline Residents included; others provide their own transport. Sliding scale pricing, Veterans Served and clients physician orders reviewed.

CAROLINE COUNSELING CENTER / ADDICTIONS. Call us at 410-479-1882
Saving Lives by helping all ages from negative effects from drug & alcohol abuse. Vivitrol & Medication Assisted / Walk-In Clinic / Outpatient Treatments, Individual & Group Counseling, Co-Occurring Disorders Therapy, DWI Ed classes, School Based Counseling & Housing referrals.

BEHAVIORAL / MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT CLINIC. Call us at 410-479-3800
Providing a full range of psychiatric services and supportive counseling to individuals, groups, and families. 606 Sunnyside, Ave, Denton.

MIDSHORE WIC. Please call 410-479-8060 to make an appointment.
A supplemental nutrition program for woman, infants and children under 5. Providing nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, referrals to other health and social agencies, and free healthy food. Offices located in Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties.

COMMUNITY MEDICINE / DISEASE PREVENTION. Call us at 410-479-8000.
Immunizations, TB/ STD's, Family Planning Education & Medicine, TB/ STD HIV case management, Nurse of the Day, Children's Medical Services & Insurance MA/MCHP, Lead Poisoning Prevention.

DDA (DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES). Call us at 410-479-8075
Locates and Obtains resources for residents, conducts Assessments/ Life Plans, Transition & Coordinated Community Care for their needs.

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE - MA PROGRAM. Call us at 410-479-8014
Provides transportation to medical appointments for persons receiving Medical Assistance. Pre-Approval needed before scheduling.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. Call us at 410-479-8045.
Septic System / BAT Fund, Plat Review, Water Supplies, Food Safety / Inspection; Environmental Health Protections, Property Status Reports, Rabies Clinics / Exposure, Licences.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - PUBLIC HEALTH. Call us at 410-479-8006
Protecting the health and safety of residents during man-made and natural health emergencies.

VITAL RECORDS / BIRTH / DEATH CERTIFICATES. Call us at 410-479-8030.
Records available between 8:30am to 4:00 pm M-F. Call for details.

WELLNESS PROMOTION Call us at 410-479-8080
Tobacco/electronic cigarette prevention & education in schools and community/ Quit smoking classes/ youth tobacco enforcement program
Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for uninsured and under-insured clients.
Chronic disease prevention programs focusing on the prevention of Diabetes, Stroke, High Blood Pressure and Obesity. All programs at NO COST to the client.

Contact: 
Scott LeRoy, Caroline County Health Officer
410-479-8030
403 S. 7th St
Denton, MD 21629
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Runs the Meals on Wheels program, sponsors trips, has congregate meals, games, crafts, presentations, music, and blood pressure screening. Every Monday and Friday they take participants to the bank and shopping. Operates a program called SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) that assists Medicare beneficiaries, including those disabled medicare beneficiaries under age 65. Volunteers accepted. Always in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels program. Wheelchairs are available to be borrowed. Occasionally offers classes on how to use iphones, ipads, and laptops.

Contact: 
Carol Donohue, Senior Center Manager
410-479-2535
403 South Seventh Street
Suite 127
Denton, MD 21629
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Compass Regional Hospice provides hospice care to people of all ages in Caroline, Queen Anne's and Kent Counties. Hospice care is provided wherever you call home, including private residences, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The six-bed Hospice Center in Centreville is a home-like setting in which patients receive around-the-clock residential and general inpatient hospice care. The three-bed residential Hospice Home in Denton is owned by our fundraising partners, Caroline Hospice Foundation, and operated by Compass Regional Hospice. For patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who are not yet ready for hospice the Bridges Program offers care and support for patients and their families. The Compass Regional Hospice Hope & Healing Center offers hospice patients and their families, as well as community members grief support through support groups, individual counseling, workshops and other programs that help adults, children and teens cope with grief following the death of a loved one.

Contact: 
Shelby Farmer, Communications Specialist
443-262-4100
160 Coursevall Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
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Offers a broad spectrum of support to disabled students and adults, ranging from equipment to vocational training. Can assist with vehicle adaptations to customers based on eligibility and financial need. We also provide independent living services for vision disabled adults over 55.

410-770-4646 or 1-800-586-3824
8737 Brooks Drive
Suite 106
Easton, MD 21629
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Apartments for seniors and the disabled. Rent based on income. No Section 8 accepted. Management can also be reached at the Riverview Gardens office, 410-479-3654.

Contact: 
Penny Patrick, Regional Manager
410-479-2058
906 Gay St.
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Both Fairhaven Manor I & II are single bedroom apartments designed for the elderly, disabled, and handicapped. Rent is based on income. You must provide proof of your income and disability.

1-410-754-3466
P.O. Box 499
Denton, MD 21629
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One bedroom elderly and 2 bedroom family apartments available. Rent based on income. Call or stop by for more details and an application. There is a waiting list.

Contact: 
Lynn Greene, Property Manager
410-754-5872
P.O. Box 163
Federalsburg, MD 21632
Services Provided: 

Activities include but are not limited to music appreciation, physical fitness, wellness programs, arts and crafts, educational presentations, day trips, and special events. Seniors can also learn how to access the programs and services offered by Upper Shore Aging, Inc. in Caroline County. The Senior Center enjoys the support of many volunteers. Donations of cash or other gifts are used to expand Senior Center activities and programs, and are welcomed.

Contact: 
Jackie Acree, Director/Manager
410-754-9754
118 N. Main Street, Second Floor
Federalsburg, MD 21632