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

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

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

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  

Excessive Heat Warnings

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

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