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.
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.
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.
Compass Regional Hospice provides hospice care for 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 owned by the Caroline Hospice Foundation and operated by Compass Regional Hospice opened in 2015. For patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who are not yet ready for hospice the Bridges pre-hospice program offers care and support for patients and their families. Through the Hope & Healing Center Compass Regional Hospice offers support groups, individual counseling, workshops and other programs that help adults, children and teens cope with grief following the death of a loved one.
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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.
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.
The facility offers two levels of care to meet the needs of residents. Some of the services include medication management, laundry and linen service, assistance with activities of daily living, three meals per day in the dining room, activity programs, private rooms with bath and handicapped accessible shower, free WiFi throughout the building, and a quick-call response team. Has volunteer opportunities.