Articles by Marian Merewitz

September 9, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker learns some special Yoga moves with the Gentle Yogi, Cheryl Kravitz. These special moves can be done by people who are wheelchair bound, seniors or just those that might need a little extra help. Yoga can be for anyone so you can get started too! […]

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June 23, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Villages Support Aging in Place (VIDEO)

Is aging at home a possibility? In Montgomery County there has been a grass roots effort to rebuild the “Village” concept of neighbor helping neighbor. On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker speaks with Pazit Aviv the Village Coordinator with the Aging and Disability Services for Montgomery County. Joining the discussion is the Board […]

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June 12, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

‘Think About The Link’ Between Viruses and Cancer Informational Campaign (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community you can find out more about the link between some common viruses and cancer. Too few people understand the link between viruses and cancers. In fact when it comes to the human papillomavirus or HPV, which is known to cause six different kinds of cancers, more than half or […]

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June 2, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

World Elder Vulnerable Abuse Awareness Day Set for June 14 (VIDEO)

The International World Elder/Vulnerable Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. The 7th annual Montgomery County  event in recognition of World Elder/Vulnerable Abuse Awareness Day will be held on Wednesday June 14th at the Rockville Senior Center from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This year’s theme is Senior Safety in Age-Friendly Montgomery County. At the event there […]

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May 17, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Sibling Relationships (VIDEO)

On this episode hosts Nic Stearns and Terrel Limerick explore sibling relationships. Their guests are brother and sister, Leslie and Kenny Moore. Thank you for watching! Episode 7  

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May 11, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Protecting our Elder and Vulnerable Residents (VIDEO)

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery host Blanca Kling is joined by Megan Walsh from Adult Protective Services (APS) and Eileen Bennett from the Montgomery County Long Term Care Ombudsman program. Megan and Eileen both highlighted how their program’s work to assist our elder and vulnerable adult residents and families […]

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April 9, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Meet Zamdance’s Jackie Zamora (VIDEO)

On this episode of Telling Your Story Terrel and Nic learn all about Zamdance with guest Jackie Zamora, the founder of Zamdance. For more information about Zamdance you can visit their website, Zamdance.com. You can also reach them by phone at 202.469.2533 or email at zamdancers@gmail.com. Episode 6  

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March 30, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Category Five Wind Ensemble (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by the chairman and conductor for the Category 5 Wind Ensemble, Dan Sitomer. Learn how these talented volunteers go around Maryland to encourage and promote music. To learn more about the Category 5 Wind Ensemble you can visit their website, Category5WindEnsemble.org

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March 17, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Teen Dating Violence and Abuse (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker discusses safe relationships and the Choose Respect Public Service Announcement contest with Debbie Feinstein, chief of the Special Victims Division at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, and Rebecca Smondrowski, a Montgomery County board of education member. Previous winning PSA’s done by local students are […]

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March 14, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Jubilee’s Rebecca Albrecht (VIDEO)

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic is an inclusive view of the people around us who share the same dreams and goals but face different challenges moving forward.  We hope you come away from each show inspired. On this episode Terrel Limerick and Nic Stearns are joined by Rebecca Albrecht, a cooking teacher with Jubilee’s […]

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