Support group

A caregiver support group for men only will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. It is sponsored by the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. The support group was recently established in response to requests from men who are caring for spouses, parents, other relatives and friends. Information: 410-222-4464, ext. 3043.

Medicare enrollment

Free sessions on annual enrollment for the Medicare Part D prescription program will be held at the county's senior activity centers through Oct. 13.

The sessions take place:

Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

•O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.

•South County Senior Activity Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 12.

•Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13.

Staff from the Senior Health Insurance Program at the county Department of Aging and Disabilities will discuss the program. Information: 410-222-4464.

Flea market

Donations are needed for the Annapolis Senior Activity Center's annual flea market being held Oct. 26-27 at the center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Donations can be dropped off at the center's front desk 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Oct. 19. No furniture or clothing. Information: 410-222-1818.

Senior services

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has published its 2011-2012 edition of "Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities and Caregivers." The directory includes information on rental and housing assistance, legal help, county Social Services benefits and caregiver information. Free copies are available at the department's headquarters, 2666 Riva Road, Fourth Floor, Annapolis; the seven senior activity centers; county libraries; at CVS, Food Lion and WaWa stores; and online at Information: 410-222-4257.

Senior housing

Information on assisted-living homes and other housing options for seniors has been updated on the county Department of Aging and Disabilities website at


Annapolis Senior Activity Center. The following activities will be offered at the center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.

Q&A session "Ask the Undertaker: Leave Nothing to Chance" will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. Ryan Helfenbein will discuss a funeral or cremation service in advance. Participants can enjoy refreshments while clearing up common myths about planning.

Flea market The sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26-27. Donations except clothing or large furniture are welcome until Oct. 19. Baked goods needed for Oct. 26.