AARP Maryland
Phone Number (866) 542-8163
Address 200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2510, Baltimore, MD 21202
Hours Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm
Website www.local.aarp.org/easton-md
Description Paid Membership. Benefits Include: Movies for Grownups, Driver Safety, Member Discounts, Tax-Aide, Walgreens “Way to Well” Health Tour, Create The Good, Drive to End Hunger, Livable Communities, Technology Training, Caregiving Resources, Travel discounts, etc. Visit their website for a full list of member benefits, local events, and helpful resources.
Adult Evaluation and Review Services (AERS) – Talbot County Health Dept.
Phone Number (410) 819-5640
Address 100 S. Hanson Street, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm
Website www.health.maryland.gov/talbotcounty/Adult_Services/Pages/AERS.aspx
Description AERS is a Maryland program based in local health departments which provides assistance to frail, aged, and disabled adults by conducting a comprehensive evaluation to identify public services available to help people remain in the community, or in their least restrictive environment, with as much independence as possible. Evaluations are conducted by a licensed registered nurse or social worker. Interpretation and translation services are available. Following an AERS evaluation, an individual may request case management services to assist them obtain services recommended in the plan of care. The AERS program may refer the individual to a case management provider or provide the services directly.

Referrals are accepted by telephone, fax, mail, or in person from potential clients, their relatives, staff from agencies, and any concerned individual. Referred clients or their representatives are contacted by AERS staff to schedule an evaluation in their home, or present location. Assessments are voluntary, free of charge, and confidential, in compliance with state and federal regulations. Referrals to other agencies are not made unless a consent form is signed. Visit the web for more information on when to make a referral.

· A referral to AERS should be considered whenever frail individuals, or their caregivers, need information and assistance in accessing community services such as Senior Care, medication assistance, Assisted Living, In-Home Aid services, and other public support programs.

· Individuals already in a nursing facility and on medical assistance, who are seeking assistance in obtaining services to return to the community, should contact AERS for information about the Community Options Waiver or Community First Choice services.

· An AERS evaluation is required when individuals have a positive history of mental illness, developmental disability, or both, and are seeking nursing home placement.

· An evaluation is also required for individuals age 65 and older who are referred for admission to a state psychiatric facility.
Interpretation / Translation Services Available Yes
Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Maryland Office
Phone Number (410) 543-1163 or (800) 272-3900
Address 909 Progress Circle, Suite 400, Salisbury, MD 21804
Website www.alz.org/maryland
Description Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Support Hotline: (800) 272-3900; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, more than 200 languages. Resources, event information, and support group listings for Talbot County available on their website. Call to confirm dates and times before attending as changes may occur.
Bayleigh Chase
Phone Number (410) 673-4405
Address 501 Dutchman’s Lane, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.actsretirement.org/communities/maryland/bayleigh-chase-easton
Description Located in the historic town of Easton, MD, on the state's Eastern Shore, Bayleigh Chase is set against the backdrop of a richly landscaped 35-acre campus. Our apartment homes and spacious cottages and villas provide the perfect home from which to enjoy the carefree living of the Eastern Shore. This Easton retirement community offers a lifestyle of flexibility and choice that provides each resident with new opportunities to pursue their passions and enrich their life. Easton is consistently ranked as one of the Best Small Towns in America. With its golf courses, hiking and biking trails, and parks, it is a charming and active town. It offers a wide variety of art galleries, local shopping and restaurants along with entertainment, including the historic Avalon Theatre. Golf courses, parks and walking/biking trails keep residents active.

Email actsinfo@actslife.org
BrightStar Care Easton
Phone Number (410) 820-4200
Address 8709 Brooks Drive, Unit 2A, Easton, MD
Hours 24/7
Website www.brightstarcare.com/easton
Description BrightStar Care offers quality home care in Easton, Maryland — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We live and work in the communities we serve, so there is a special dedication to our neighbors needing care. We offer a unique approach to home care assistance that allows us to create both short- and long-term home care solutions. Whether your Easton home care needs require companion care, personal care services, Alzheimer’s care, or skilled nursing, safety is our main goal. We can provide the assistance you or your loved one needs to be secure and comfortable in your own home.

- Personal Care
- Transportation Services
- Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
- Companion Care
- Senior care for companion care, personal care and Alzheimer’s/dementia care services
- Skilled nursing care for every age from newborns through aging adults
- Special needs care for children (autism, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida) and adults (spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis)
- Childcare services include newborn care, sitter services, and hospital companionship
- Medical staffing for temporary and permanent skilled care for schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.

Call for a complimentary in-home assessment.
Brookletts Place – Talbot County Senior Center
Phone Number (410) 822-2869
Address 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 3 PM
Website www.brooklettsplace.org
Description Brookletts Place is a center for seniors to gather and socialize with each other. It provides an aspect of community engagement for individuals 60 or older through the Center’s facilities and various events throughout the year. As a place with an excellent reputation among its membership, Brookletts Place strives to continuously expand to provide even more for area seniors over and above its well-rounded menu of available services and resources.

Educational, wellness, recreational and social activities are offered year-round, giving seniors a place to grow, a place to thrive and a place to connect. Meals, Senior Information and Assistance and Transportation are available.

- Daily senior programs and activities to include but not limited to: Computer Classes, Exercise Classes, Arts & Crafts Programs, Financial, Health & Nutrition sessions, Coffee Hour, exercise room, day trips and overnight trips.
- Meals on Wheels
- Congregate Meals
- State Health Insurance Program/Senior Medicare Patrol
- Maryland Access Point
- Crime Victim Clinics
Email brookletts@uppershoreaging.org
Candle Light Cove – IntegraCare
Phone Number (410) 770-9707, (888) 347-5924
Address 106 West Earl Ave, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.candlelightcove.com
Description Talk to any of our family members and you will learn that Candle Light Cove's reputation is for consistently excellent care, in large part due to the quality of our team, our small size and our low care ratio. Our team includes RN/LPN care and our nurses' roles are not only of case managers and caregivers, but of mentors to our resident care staff. Our team approach encourages each staff member develop his or her unique talents, knowledge and experience and form meaningful relationships with our residents. Our activities program, conducted by our full-time activities coordinator, includes daily exercise programs and walks, crafts and games, visits from children's groups and Pets on Wheels, outings for picnics, luncheons, local music and theater performances, tours of local attractions.

Assisted Living, 24/7 Personal Care, Memory Care, and Respite Care available!
Email: clcmarketing@integracare.com
Comfort Keepers
Phone Number (410) 822-4414
Address 8103 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.comfortkeepers.com/offices/maryland/easton
Description Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Shore on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is a leading provider of in home care and elderly care services.

Our expert caregivers provide customized care plans that may include personal care and companionship-homemaker services. Our senior care agency will help seniors and other adults live an independent, quality life. We offer many care services that are designed to help your senior loved one live independently and happily in their own homes. We will consult with your family every step of the way, and strive to do everything possible to keep your senior loved one safe and healthy.

Comfort Keepers has served families in Easton, St. Michaels, Oxford, in Talbot County, MD, the surrounding counties on the MidShore, and around the world with expert, loving senior care for many years. We personally understand that your senior loved one may wish to live their golden years at home, though they may need some extra assistance. Our in home care services make this possible.

Comfort Keepers, based in Easton, Maryland, takes a unique approach to home care through Interactive Caregiving. Our caregivers take every opportunity to upgrade everyday caregiving into significant and meaningful experiences for our senior clients. Interactive Caregiving allows Comfort Keepers to raise a senior's quality of life much higher than that of typical in home care service providers. From companionship to exercise to homemaker services, our loving caregivers will be there for your senior loved one. We will do everything possible to make sure they are living safely and happily.
Dixon House: Independent and Assisted Living
Phone Number (410) 822-6661
Address 108 N. Higgins Street, Easton, MD 21601
Hours 24/7
Website www.dixonhouse.org
Description The Dixon House maintains a reputation for consistent delivery of excellence in care, as well as a commitment to resident comfort and safety, giving peace of mind to residents and families. Professionally trained and supervised staff provide personal attention and care to each resident, encouraging a vibrant lifestyle - a hallmark of living at The Dixon House.

Services include:
- 24/7 certified nursing care, including medication administration, blood pressure, blood sugar & weight monitoring
- Full-time, Registered Nurse on site
- Three well–balanced nutritious meals, daily snacks & room service during illness
- Daily exercise and recreational activities
- Weekly linen and laundry service
- Weekly hairdresser, manicurist and pedicurist
- Daily trash removal and weekly housekeeping
- General maintenance of building & landscape
-Business Office services, i.e. stamps, copies and fax
HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton
Phone Number (410) 820-4400
Address 700 Port St, Easton, MD 21601
Hours 24/7
Website www.fivestarseniorliving.com/communities/md/easton/heartfields-assisted-living-at-easton
Description HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton is a senior living community offering spacious assisted living apartments with kitchenette, as well as secure and comfortable accommodations in our award-winning Bridge to Rediscovery program for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

Our many services and amenities include chef-inspired dining, 24-hour staff, a full slate of social, educational, and recreational activities, exercise and wellness programs, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, game room, library, wireless Internet, transportation, laundry, and housekeeping.
Home Instead Senior Care
Phone Number (410) 709-1605
Address 8626 Brooks Drive, Unit 202, Easton, MD 21601
Hours 24/7
Website www.homeinstead.com/561
Description Home Instead Senior Care provides non-medical home care services to older adults in their homes. These services include companionship, light housekeeping, safety assistance, medication reminders, meal preparation and transportation. Home Instead Senior Care is also licensed to provide personal care services, which includes assistance with toileting, bathing, transferring, feeding and dressing. Services are customized to meet the individual needs of each client and can provide up to 24 hours care.
Homecall of Easton
Phone Number (410) 822-4020
Address 29509 Canvasback Drive Suite 204, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday, 8am to 4:30pm; 24/7 nurse on-call
Website lhcgroup.com/locations/homecall-of-easton
Description Homecall provides personal services in the home including homemaker services and other help with the activities of daily living including toileting, light housekeeping, companionship, and dressing.
Maryland Access Point (MAP)
Phone Number (410) 822-2869
Address Upper Shore Aging: 100 Schauber Road, Chestertown, MD 21620
Website www.marylandaccesspoint.info
Description Maryland Access Point (MAP), part of Upper Shore Aging, provides a link for caregivers, seniors, and disabled persons with resources in the community of Caroline, Kent, and Talbot counties.

MAP empowers individuals to effectively navigate their health and support options by providing information on a full range of community resources and long-term care programs. The program provides this in the form of personalized and objective assistance so that older adults, persons with disabilities, and caregivers can make decisions about meeting their current and future needs.

MAP counselors can offer referrals for community based services to help people who live alone or with others in order to potentially avoid nursing home stays.

MAP counselors can also provide links to services such as home-delivered meals, transportation, home modifications, energy assistance, legal resources, and state health insurance program assistance (Medicaid and/or Medicare).

For local contact, visit: www.marylandaccesspoint.info/consite/connect
Maryland Community for Life-Talbot
Phone Number (410) 443-0760
Address 10 S. Hanson Street, Suite 18, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday, 9am to 3:30pm
Website www.mdcommunityforlifetalbot.org
Description Maryland Community For Life-Talbot (formerly Talbot Village Connections) offers innovative options for safe and healthy aging for seniors aged 65 and older who live in Talbot County and wish to live independently in their own homes.

Our Talbot Aging Well program offers a guaranteed package of services that include these core services and more:
- Service Navigation
- Home Maintenance
- Home Maintenance and Safety Assessment
- Transportation
- Social and Educational Programs

We are a fee-based membership program supported by a Service Navigator, licensed home maintenance professionals, and a Volunteers Corp.

We invite you to learn more about us and sign up to be a member, volunteer, service provider or supporter.

Like us on Facebook!
Email communityforlifetalbot@gmail.com
Mailing Address PO Box 272, Easton, MD 21601
Medical Assistance Personal Care Program – Talbot County Health Dept.
Phone Number (410) 767-1739, (410) 819-5640
Address 100 S Hanson St, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm
Website health.maryland.gov/talbotcounty/Adult_Services/Pages/MAPC.aspx
Description The Medical Assistance Personal Care Program helps individuals who have a chronic illness, medical condition, or disability remain in their homes. Services provided assist individuals with basic domestic activities of daily living. The program has been renamed to allow for the different levels of services provided:
- Community Options Waiver
- Community First Choice (CFC)
- Community Personal Assistance Services (CPAS)

These three programs work hand-in-hand to provide community services and supports. They empower older adults and people with disabilities to live in the community.

Referrals can be accepted at Talbot County Health Department by telephone, fax, mail, or in person. A licensed registered nurse will complete an evaluation for services in the client’s home or place of residence. Medical information from the client’s medical provider is required.

Visit the web for more information about these programs.
Nursing Home Abuse Center
Phone Number (877) 340-3714
Website www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com
Description An online resource center for information on nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, elderly injuries, legal options, compensation and other resources. Get a free legal case review!
Park View at Easton
Phone Number (410) 770-3070
Address 640 Mecklenburg Avenue, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday: 9am to 4pm
Website easton.enterpriseresidential.org
Description Senior Living in Talbot County offering:

COMMUNITY - Robust and diverse activity schedules with opportunities for entertainment, education and socializing with neighbors

AFFORDABILITY - Enjoy the highest-quality apartment home, amenities and services at a price that won't break the bank

AMENITIES - Extra touches include a beautifully landscaped courtyard and patio, lending library, game lounge and fitness room

COMFORT - Relax in your bright, spacious apartment home or enjoy a cup of tea in the beautifully appointed community room

CONVENIENCE - 24-hour emergency maintenance and easy accessibility to bus transportation, shopping, Memorial Hospital at Easton and the local senior center. The Park View bus is available for resident outings to shopping, museums, lunches and more

LOCATION - Park View at Easton serves Easton, Cordova, Preston, Cambridge and the surrounding areas
Partners in Care
Phone Number (410) 822-1803
Address 8694 Commerce Drive #1, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 5pm
Website www.partnersincare.org
Description We are the recognized leader in Maryland for programs and services that support the independence of older adults using the time and talents of our members, leadership, and staff. Partners In Care promotes active engagement of our members and their families by offering services in exchange for their donated time and talents. Our members remain actively involved in their community through transportation and home repair programs, as well as a meaningful social network of care. Our programs and services contribute to the safety and well-being of our members.
Senior Care Program – Talbot County Health Dept.
Phone Number (410) 819-5600
Address 100 S. Hanson Street, Easton, MD 21601
Hours Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm
Website www.health.maryland.gov/talbotcounty/Adult_Services/Pages/Senior_Care.aspx
Description The Talbot County Senior Care Program is funded by the Maryland Department of Aging and supplemented with County funding. It is administered by the Talbot County Health Department in partnership with Upper Shore Aging and the Department of Social Services.

The Senior Care program provides case management and funds for services for people 65 or older who may be at risk of nursing home placement. Senior Care allows seniors to live with dignity and in the comfort of their own homes and at a lower cost than nursing facility care. Senior Care provides a comprehensive assessment of an individual's needs, a case manager to secure and coordinate services, and a pool of gapfilling funds to purchase services for individuals who meet program eligibility requirements. Services may include personal care, chore service, medications, medical supplies, adult day care, respite care, home delivered meals, transportation, and emergency response systems.
Shore Home Care – University of Maryland
Phone Number (410) 820-6052
Address 121 Federal Street, Suite 3, Easton, MD, 21601
Hours Monday – Friday: 8:30am to 4:30 pm. Nursing staff is on call 24/7
Website www.umms.org/shore/locations/home-care
Description UM Shore Home care helps patients maintain optimal health and independence in their home setting, which can include a family residence, a group home or a residential care facility. We undertake several initiatives to help our patients achieve and maintain optimal health in their home settings, including:

- Educating patients and their families to properly use equipment at home
- Ensuring compliance with medication and rehabilitation regime
- Assisting hospitals and physicians in decreasing patient hospital length of stay and readmissions
- Increasing safety awareness
- Decreasing fall risk
- Learn more about UM Shore Home Care.

Working with a patient's primary health care provider, our home care team develops an individualized program of care to meet the patient's needs. Each patient will receive a detailed care plan, and progress will be reviewed and care plans updated as necessary every 60 days.

Skilled Nursing Services:
- Cardiac care
- Catheter care
- COPD care
- Diabetes care and education
- Diet instruction and nutritional support
- Dressing (bandage changes)
- Injections
- Orthopedic care
- Pain management
- Stroke care/terminal illness care
- Rehabilitation
- Wound care
St. Michaels Community Center
Phone Number (410) 745-6073
Address 103 Railroad Avenue, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Website www.stmichaelscc.org
Description The Mission statement of the Saint Michaels Community Center is to promote and provide quality activities and services that will contribute to the physical, emotional and social well being of the community.

The Vision of the Saint Michaels Community Center is to enhance the quality of life and to fill the unmet needs of our community through the following;

Provide supervised program opportunities for the enrichment of our children and teens.

Provide activities and services for senior citizens.

Provide affordable recreational, social, and educational activities to the community residents of all ages regardless of ethnicity gender or economic status.

Develop partnerships with other non-profit groups and community–oriented organizations.

Provide exemplary management of the Center and its activities.
Mailing Address P. O. Box 354, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Talbot Hospice
Phone Number (410) 822-6681, 24-Hour Access Line (410) 822-2724
Address 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.talbothospice.org
Description Talbot Hospice offers hope, compassionate support and services to all members of our community facing end-of-life issues. We provide patient and family care, community education and advocacy while respecting both curative and palliative treatment choices.
• 24/7 availability for assistance by a nurse
• Expert pain and symptom management by physicians and nursing staff
• Emotional and spiritual support for patients, families and friends by social workers and chaplains
• Regular visits in the patient's home and/or wherever they may call home such as skilled nursing or assisted living facilities
• Companionship and assistance from trained volunteers
• Therapies: speech, physical, occupational, music, massage and dietary counseling as needed
• Medications related to the hospice diagnosis
• Medical equipment and supplies related to the hospice diagnosis
• We care for patients regardless of their ability to pay
The Pines – Genesis Eldercare
Phone Number (410) 822-4000; 1-866-745-CARE (Care Helpline)
Address 610 Dutchman's Lane, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.genesishcc.com
Description The Pines is an AHCA Bronze Quality Award winner and AMDA/EverCare Award winner for improving the lives we touch through high-quality care. Provides 24 hour skilled nursing, discharge planning, case management, Individual treatment plans, nutritional needs management, wellness programs, dementia services, coordinated transportation, organized events, physical therapy, speech therapy. Visit the web for a full list of services and amenities.
Upper Shore Aging
Phone Number (410) 778-6000; (410) 758-6500
Address 100 Schauber Road, Chestertown, MD 21620
Website www.uppershoreaging.org
Description Upper Shore Aging, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that is the designated Area Agency on Aging for Talbot, Caroline and Kent counties, Maryland, serving a potential market of nearly 22,000 persons over the age of sixty years. Our organization develops and manages a coordinated program of services that work together with a goal of helping elders to remain, and live well, in the community as long as possible. Upper Shore Aging, Inc. works closely with the Maryland Department of Aging to serve the needs of its clients.

Visit: www.uppershoreaging.org/counties.php for a list of services by County.
Visiting Angels
Phone Number (443) 746-0494
Address 221 Glenwood Avenue, Easton, MD 21601
Website www.visitingangels.com/mideasternshore
Description Serving Easton, Salisbury, St. Michaels, Chestertown, Kent Island and the Eastern Shore, we are the preferred local provider of in home care services to seniors. Our agency provides non-medical senior care, elderly care, memory care, personal care, social care, companion care, and in home care to elderly persons. If you have an aging parent or loved one who wishes to remain independent at home, in home care from Visiting Angels Easton can help.

Length of Care Service
- Hourly Care
- 24/7 Multiple Shift Care
- Live In Care
- Weekends & Holidays
- Affordable Hourly Rate
- Temporary or Long Term Care

Types of Service
- “Activities of Daily Living” (ADL)
- Custodial Care
- Assistance in Dressing
- Bathing/Showering
- Medication Reminders
- Hospice support
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Errands, Shopping, Walks
- Doctors Visits
- Rewarding Companionship
- Respite for Family Caregivers
- Hygiene Assistance

Practices
- Licensed in requiring States
- Compassionate Caregivers
- Comprehensive background investigation including criminal checks
- Agencies bonded and insured
YMCA and Bay Hundred Senior Center – St. Michaels
Phone Number (410) 745-5963
Address 300 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Hours Monday - Thursday: 5am to 9pm; Friday: 5am to 8pm; Saturday: 7am to 6pm; Sunday: 11am to 6pm
Website www.ymcachesapeake.org/locations/perkins-family-ymca-and-bay-hundred-senior-center
Description Full Service Senior Center, for anyone in the community age 60 and over, operated through Upper Shore Aging, and co-located within the YMCA. Center provides congregate meals, arts enrichment, educational seminars, and access to services. Membership to the YMCA is NOT required to participate in the Bay Hundred Senior Center programs and activities.

- 3 Lane lap pool with attached shallow-water teaching area with “in-pool” seating area.
- Two spacious Group Exercise Studios
- Multipurpose room
- Conference Room
- State-of-the-art Wellness Center with Life Fitness, Cybex, Hammer Strength, Sci Fit, Concept II and Octane Fitness equipment
- Gymnasium with indoor walking track around perimeter
- Men’s and Women’s locker rooms
- Two family changing rooms with lockers
- Co-Ed sauna (available during pool hours)
- Public restrooms located at the rear of facility available for use with outdoor recreational programs and sporting events.
- Prep kitchen
- Cardio Classes
- Strength Training Classes
- Yoga
- Pilates
- Zumba
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