Medicare & Senior Health Insurance (SHIP)

Information and assistance is the gateway for information about services and benefits available to seniors, their families, caregivers and professionals. Trained staff provide comprehensive screening and referrals to appropriate services and benefits.

In addition to information, the program can help with assistance and referrals can help with applications for homeowner's/renter's tax credits, public benefits, and energy assistance.

Do you meet the income eligibility guidelines for financial help with Medicare B premiums, prescription drug costs, or energy assistance? View the Income Eligibility Guidelines to find out.

Middletown Outreach

Program Specialists from the Frederick County Department of Aging will be at the Middletown Town Hall the first Monday of every month from 1-3:30 p.m. to answer questions, provide information and provide application assistance to seniors, their families and caregivers on Medicare benefits, housing options, medical and dental services, the Meals on Wheels program and other county services and resources. Please see the press release for additional information.

Medicare & Medigap Workshops

Space is limited! To register, call 301-600-1605.
Workshops are held at the Department of Aging,
1440 Taney Ave., Frederick, MD 21702 

Tuesday, June 26, 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 17, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 25, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, August 8, 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, August 21, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 5, 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25, 9:30 a.m.

2018 Client Survey

It is our goal to serve our clients with excellence and we want to hear from you about your experience with the Department. Your feedback will enable us to continue to enhance our services and better respond to your needs.
If you have contacted the Department of Aging or used a Department of Aging service in 2018, please take a moment to complete this survey.