Baltimore offers area seniors various programs and health care. Some programs are based on Catholic practices to serve spiritual needs. There are non-profit organizations that assist with medical care, in-home care, transportation, activities, rehabilitation, and meals.
Catholic Charities provides various programs for seniors including apartment communities, adult day services, assisted living, nursing home care, and rehabilitation. To help you find local programs and services available, the Answers for Aging offers a free telephone line at 410.646.1000. Senior Support Services provides residents of any of the Catholic Charities Senior Communities meals, housekeeping, laundry, and other assistance for daily living. If you are interested in Adult Day Services for a fun, engaging day while being medically supervised, you can contact St. Ann Adult Day Services at 410.646.0320.
Bon Secours Hospital is affiliated with the Catholic Church and believes in compassionate health care. They offer services in Baltimore including community support services, behavioral health, renal dialysis, substance abuse, primary care, and outpatient services. Bon Secours Health System is a not-for-profit Catholic health system headquartered in Maryland.
Catholic Medical Association is the largest group of Catholic individuals in health care field. This organization believes that medical care and the Church should be together. There are various chapters throughout the country, and you can find area members.
Catholic Health Association of the United States offers senior services for members. If you join, you can learn more about services and find referrals for the following:
Skilled nursing facilities
Primary care physicians
Adult day care
Senior housing complexes and assistance
In-home care services both medical and non-medical
Assisted living communities
There are additional resources on their website to assist with senior spiritual healing including prayers, devotions, and medical articles.
St. Leo the Great offers a Seniors Program for area seniors to gather for prayer, coffee, games, lunch, bingo, and birthday celebrations. All seniors from the parish are welcome to join and can contact Sister Mary Catherine at 410.727.5880 for more information.
St. Vincent de Paul offers community outreach throughout the Baltimore community including healthy food, emergency assistance, and housing services.
Baltimore has 14 senior centers in Baltimore City. These centers offer a broad range of programs to meet social, intellectual, and physical needs of older adults. Most of these centers are non-profit, so they operate to serve the needs of older adults.
Senior centers offer activities such as exercise, games, trips, arts, educational workshops, and more. They also provide services such as lunch, transportation, computer labs, and more. Here is a listing of all of the senior centers along with contact information from Baltimore City.
If you are looking for assisted living, visit SeniorAdvisor.com. You can find some facilities that are Catholic-based communities. Most communities offer religious services, including Catholic mass.
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