The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging, the U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 4422 are sponsoring a Carrier Alert program for seniors.
Under the free program, mail carriers will notify the Department of Aging if seniors don't pick up their mail.
The Department of Aging will maintain a roster of participants and will send a list of their names and addresses to the post office every week.
If mail accumulates at a participant's home, the mail carrier will notify Department of Aging officials, who will call the person or ask a neighbor to call.
If the attempt is unsuccessful, a department official will visit the participant's home.
For an application, call 222-6825.