The Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS) is a non-profit organization of public agencies, private companies and individuals who provide services to older adults. COGS currently has over 200 individuals representing 96 organizations from the Baltimore/Washington area. Its mission is to foster communication, cooperation and education among the providers of geriatric services so that we can work towards a common goal of enhancing the quality of life for older adults.
A volunteer board of directors and a variety of committees plan program meetings, monitor legislation, develop membership and provide education information to its members and the community at large. COGS has been widely recognized for its effectiveness in linking business and service providers with individuals in search of special services beneficial to older adults, or who need help in developing new services. COGS also has a speakers bureau available to address community groups and business groups on important Aging issues.