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§ 10-1101. Health Aging Program

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHuman ServicesEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Human Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Department of Aging (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Healthy Aging Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-1101
§ 10-1101. Health Aging Program
In general
(a) There is a Healthy Aging Program in the Department.
Purpose of program
(b) The purposes of the Program are to:
(1) promote healthy aging and healthy living by older adults at both the State and local levels;
(2) encourage aging safely at home and in the community;
(3) raise public awareness about the importance of healthy aging and aging safely for both individuals and the public at large;
(4) evaluate the need for improving the quality and accessibility of existing healthy aging opportunities and services;
(5) improve the quality of life and contain health care costs of older adults;
(6) provide competitive funding grants to design and test programs and services that help older adults achieve healthy and safe aging and healthy living; and
(7) publicly disseminate the outcomes of the grants awarded under the Program.

Credits

Added by Acts 2017, c. 206, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
MD Code, Human Services, § 10-1101, MD HUMAN SERV § 10-1101
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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