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Introducing: HIP — Montgomery County’s Home Sharing Program

November 18, 2020 — Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP), a nonprofit housing developer and counseling agency, is launching a Home Sharing Program in Montgomery County, beginning  December 1, 2020. The goal is to successfully identify and match renters who are seeking affordable housing options with homeowners who have attractive and safe spare bedrooms in their homes, or Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)... Read More

MoCo’s New Flash Bus Service!

October 14, 2020 — Watch the Flash Launch event live on Twitter @MCDOTNow starting at 10:30 a.m on 10/14 Flash is a new bus service that gets you where you need to go quickly. It operates on Colesville Road/ Columbia Pike (US 29) and Lockwood Drive, with destinations including downtown Silver Spring, Four Corners, White Oak, Fairland, and Burtonsville. With Flash,... Read More

MoCo’s 3rd Annual Active Aging Week Oct 5 – 11, 2020

September 30, 2020 — Active Aging Week Connects Montgomery County Residents 50+ to Dynamic Virtual Programs & Activities Residents are invited to participate in the third annual Active Aging Week Oct. 5-11, as part of a national initiative promoting healthy lifestyles. A wide range of programs and opportunities are available throughout the week. “Active aging is about being engaged... Read More

Announcing Senior Connection’s New Friendly Caller Program

September 25, 2020 — Senior Connection began offering friendly calls during COVID-19 to make sure our clients were safe and sound during a very unsteady time.  From the wonderful feedback we received, we decided to make permanent this program.    Any interested clients, please contact Barbara at 301-962-1049 or barbaraphelan@seniorconnection.org to join the program.  We will need to know how many times... Read More

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