Frederick County Senior Services offers a variety of programs to help you maintain wellness and independence. From speakers and workshops to special events and day trips; from enrichment and social opportunities to fitness classes and programs we offer something for everyone.
The County’s four centers (Brunswick, Emmitsburg, Frederick, & Urbana) are currently closed.
Spring Quarter Activities Canceled
Frederick County Senior Services 50+ Community Centers have canceled all scheduled classes, activities, day trips, and events for the Spring Quarter. Center supervisors will begin processing refunds for all pre-paid classes and events for the period of April 1st through June 30th. People who are due a refund can expect to receive a check from Frederick County Government for the full amount of their registration fees. Please note, due to limited staffing, refunds may take up to 30 days to process. In the event 50+ Community Centers reopen at any time during the spring quarter, fitness classes, activities, and other events will resume as pay as you go/drop-in sessions for that quarter.
The Meals on Wheels program will continue to deliver two meals a day to homebound adults, Monday through Friday, or adults of any age with a chronic health condition or disability who meet program eligibility guidelines and live in Frederick County.
Senior Services Division offices will remain open and staff are available to answer questions at 301-600-1234.
Each month Steve Stoyke, LPN, provides a brief overview and answers your questions about a current health topic. He also conducts free blood pressure screenings. Please refer to the 50+ community centers’ monthly calendar for dates and times.
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MAP provides information and assistance to area residents. Each month Joy Rowe visits the 50+ community centers to talk about a specific program or service. Please refer to the community centers’ monthly calendar for dates and times.
Space is limited! To register, call 301-600-1605.
Workshops are held at the Senior Services Division, 1440 Taney Ave., Frederick, MD 21702
The Senior Services Division in cooperation with Seeds of Life, Inc. and the Maryland Food Bank offers a monthly food distribution program for eligible seniors on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Frederick Senior Center.
This art gallery is housed in the Frederick 50+ Adult Community Center. We are currently accepting art pieces for submission in our "Sights of the Season" exhibit. Call for Art Information Artist Agreement
Please refer to the Senior Center Guidelines, Policies and Procedures for information about reservations, payments, refunds, and participation guidelines.
Two ways to register for day trips:
1. At the Senior Services Division’s eStore 24/7 using a Visa card, MasterCard or Discover card.
2. In person at one of the Frederick County’s 50+ Community Centers, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The purpose of the daily congregate meal program at each 50+ adult community center is to provide older adults with the opportunity to enjoy a nutritious meal in the company of others in order to promote good health and continued independence. Food and Friends YouTube Video
The FriendShip Cafe at the Frederick Community Center offers light fare in a friendly atmosphere for all ages. The cafe is open to seniors and the public.
Wednesday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-Noon & 12:30 -1:00 p.m.
The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, a soup of the day and salad options.
Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.
Join the Urbana Center for dinner at a local restaurant the first Tuesday evening of each month. Sign-up is required and space is limited. Individual checks.