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September is National Self-Care Awareness Month

September 1, 2020 — Especially during this time, please do not forget to take time for yourself, forgive yourself, show compassion to you…you deserve it. This link will take you to the Evolve To Live site, a non-profit that created National Self-Care Awareness Month.  Here are a few things that Self-Care encompasses as written on their website: • Self-Care is about paying... Read More

Free Computer Classes for Seniors

August 3, 2020 — Senior Planet Montgomery offers free online classes for Seniors that include Voice Assistants, Telemedicine and How to Use Zoom — everything you need to thrive at home online. Senior Plant Montgomery – Free Computer Classes  

Transportation resources during current COVID recovery phase

July 20, 2020 — As always, we are here to help our area senior citizens.  Please click on the link below to access the most current information on county transportation resources (including Senior Connection): Area Transportation Options

Excessive Heat Warnings

July 20, 2020 — Please be aware of excessive heat warnings.  Cooling centers are now open.  Click on the link below for more information. Excessive heat warnings  

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15, 2020 — Good Morning! Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Our friends at Charles E. Smith Life Communities run a wonderful program and center, The ElderSAFE Center, that is dedicated to protecting older adults experiencing abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Their language-accessible helpline remains open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (301-816-5099). They offer a wellness... Read More

…with gratitude unsurpassed

June 1, 2020 — As we move into Phase 1 of COVID-19 recovery, we pause to look back at the past three months that were filled with such uncertainty. In doing so, what glaringly shines at us is our team of selfless volunteers. We stand in awe and with gratitude unsurpassed as we calculated that our volunteers provided: ✔️Over... Read More

Excellent Resource for MoCo Seniors

May 29, 2020 — Area seniors, please click on the link below to view the county resources available to you. https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/ 

Additional Sources of Support for Seniors During COVID-19

May 29, 2020 — For additional sources of support for seniors during COVID-19, please click on the link below to view the Senior News newsletter produced by HHS, Aging & Disability. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/bulletins/28e0a71 Montgomery County HHS Senior Services

Food Security

May 28, 2020 — Senior Connection and our volunteers have always worked tirelessly to ensure our area senior citizens are able to get food.    This commitment only increased during COVID-19.  From March 1 through May 28, our driver and volunteers have gone to the grocery store over 250 times and delivered over 130 Manna boxes.    If you... Read More