Senior Village Movement Grows Across Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Senior villages are volunteer based networks that aim to improve the quality of life for residents. Montgomery County is home to 17 senior villages and the village movement keeps growing.  In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator for Montgomery County, discusses ways in which villages help seniors gain access to important information and assistance they may need.

To learn more you can contact Pazit Aviv by calling 240.777.1231 or visit the County’s website.


Silver Spring Village to Host Seniors Decide 2016 Watch Party (PHOTO)

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Silver Spring Village and the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) will host a Seniors Decide 2016 watch party on Wednesday, February 17. The event will take place at the Silver Spring Library in the third floor conference room, which is located at 900 Wayne Avenue. Seniors Decide 2016 is the nation’s only forum where […]

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Senior Villages Help Residents "Age in Place" (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County is home to a growing number of senior villages that present opportunities to connect with neighbors. Villages are local volunteer-led grassroots organizations that help seniors gain access to services and information they need to live independently. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman met with local village leaders and members and filed this report. To learn more about villages […]

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Silver Spring Village Hosts White House Conference on Aging Watch Party

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The White House is live streaming its decennial Conference on Aging that is happening today in Washington D.C., and Silver Spring Village, the Senior Service America, and Silver Spring Library are cohosting an official watch party. The conference started at 10 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. Some of the topics during the conference […]

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The Village Movement is Celebrating its First Anniversary in Silver Spring

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The Silver Spring Village, Inc. will celebrate its first anniversary on Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The event will include remarks from state and county officials, and exhibits from community organizations. The village is a community-based nonprofit and neighborhood network where volunteers help residents age in place. “The overall purpose [of […]

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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