Now is the time to think about your changing needs and their effect on where you will live. You may want to stay in your home, move in to a new residence or even move in with friends or family.
It may be less stressful to move into a new independent living situation before it becomes urgent. Some options include a single-level home, a condominium, an apartment, or a retirement community.
The topics covered on this page include:
Look for safety and accessibility features to meet your needs if you become less independent. Consider a single-level dwelling, accessible condominium or apartment, or a retirement community that provides support services such as transportation and housekeeping.
Before you decide to move, also consider:
Visit the Explore of the MAP website to learn more about housing options that offer more support.
Most people plan to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. Some important things to consider include:
Some changes may need to be made to your home for you to continue to live independently and safely. Changes range from adding assistive technology to much larger projects such as making structural changes. Some common types of home modifications include:
The Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) can help qualified households with assistance with their for their energy bills and make their energy costs more affordable, and help with the prevention of loss and the restoration of energy service. This will prevent loss of service, and restore turned off home energy service. Qualified households may apply for electric bill, heating bill , and electric assistance.
There are three ways you can apply:
301 West Preston Street Suite 1007, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410)-767-1100, or 1 (844) 627 5465