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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Reporting suspected elder abuse is your job.  Determining suspected abuse and taking action is the job of a social worker, officer, or other qualified professional.  If you suspect it, report it.       

#MaskUpMoCo!

#MaskUpMoCo!  It is essential that everyone do their part to prevent the continued spread of COVID-19.  This is done by wearing a mask properly, maintaining 6 feet social distancing, limiting indoor gatherings to 10 or less, and limiting the amount of time spent indoors at a gathering.       #MaskUpMoCo initiative aims to improve and… Read More

Introducing: HIP — Montgomery County’s Home Sharing Program

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!

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

Free Computer Classes for Seniors

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  

Excellent Resource for MoCo Seniors

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

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