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Office on Aging



 Office on Aging  The Howard County Office on Aging, a division of the Howard County Department of Citizen Services, is the principal agency that plans, advocates, develops, and coordinates programs and services for seniors and their family members. Office on Aging programs and activities are open to all people regardless of race, creed, or national origin. Please click here to view their website.



Senior Transporation


Neighbor Ride 

For Senior Transportation please visit Neighbor Ride 


Columbia Association  


The Columbia Association's Senior Advisory Committee sponsors a free curb-to-curb evening and
weekend transprotation shuttle to cultural events throughtout Howard County for groups of 4 or more
seniors ages 60 and over. To request a ride please call 410-715-3087.  





The Bain Center


Bain Center  5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, Maryland 21044
PHONE: 410-313-7213
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Ellicott City Senior Center


9401 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD  21042
PHONE: 410-313-1400
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Ellicott City Senior Center 



Maryland Access Point of Howard County


Maryland Access Point  Provides Information and Assistance for people over the age of 50, persons over the age of 18 with a disability, and family and caregivers who are looking for services to assist with remaining in the community and leading full lives. Information and assistance is available to individuals of all income levels in need of services that help them remain independent or persons wanting to plan for the future. They can be reached at (410)313-5980. Toll free: 1-800-506-5806. TTY: 410-313-5927. Resources available online at www.marylandaccesspoint.info.



Home Modification Program


 The Home Modification/Repair Program was established to promote safety and well-being for seniors in Howard County. The program enables a group of professional partners to provide consultation, along with home modification, repair, and retrofit services to qualified residents who want to remain in their own homes. Residents benefit from environmental modifications to suit their present or future requirements, such as handrails or grab bars, wheel chair ramps, lighting, alterations to bathrooms, improvements to existing doorways or other access areas, and some exterior work. Many services are offered free or at a reduced cost. To benefit from this program call the Office on Aging at (410) 313-5980, or E-mail at map@howardcountymd.gov   Home Modification