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Program Description

  Senior Adult Programs

The Senior Programs Team offers a wide range of supports, opportunities, programs, services and facilities, which are designed to enhance the quality of life and help community members 55 and over remain active, engaged, and independent in their communities. Lifestyle and leisure program offerings such as fitness & wellness, sports, arts and culture, social clubs, trips, and special events help to attract and retain active retirees while providing critical tools and resources to improve and maintain the health span and independence of those who are isolated or more vulnerable.

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Program Contacts

Contact Traci Anderson of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6801 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of senior meals served 166,664132,432100,00075,00070,000
Number of senior program registrants 55 or better 222,24019,89110,00015,00020,000
Percent of senior program resources leveraged from partners 329.70%27.96%14.00%21.00%28.00%
1  In March of FY20, the Department, with support from partners, began widespread meal delivery and distribution to vulnerable citizens 55 years of age or older to address food insecurity of older adults resulting from COVID-19. The Department traditionally operates an on-site congregate meal program for vulnerable adults in partnership with HHS. Despite the pandemic the Department has continued some programs, which have been a lifeline for the well-being of people who live in the County.
2  FY20 changes and future trends are due to COVID-19 safety related cancellations, closures, restrictions and impacts. Senior Centers were ordered to remain closed until after termination of the state of emergency and the proclamation of the catastrophic health emergency has been rescinded. Despite the pandemic the Department has continued some programs, which have been a lifeline for the well-being of people who live in the County.
3  Data not collected prior to FY19. FY20 changes and future trends are due to COVID-19 safety related cancellations, closures, restrictions and impacts. Senior Centers were ordered to remain closed until after termination of the state of emergency and the proclamation of the catastrophic health emergency has been rescinded. Despite the pandemic the Department has continued some programs, which have been a lifeline for the well-being of people who live in the County.
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Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved268407729.89
Enhance: Recreation programs, classes, events, clubs and trips to help older adults overcome the long-term effects of COVID.2500000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.285860.00
FY22 Approved296266329.89