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April 1, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

April Senior Moment: Volunteer Month

April is Volunteer Month. Eileen Bennett gives contact information for the Montgomery County Volunteer Center and for the Montgomery County Ombudsman Program. Come join us and volunteer. https://youtu.be/-KMsMwAjsaA To contact the Volunteer Center Call 240-777-2600 To contact the Montgomery County Ombudsman Program Call 240-777-3369

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March 14, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Robin Williams Evans. Robin is the author of Living a Happy Life with a Special Needs Child. Robin discusses her story and shares how she and her husband have grown to appreciate how their situation has enriched their lives. Robin’s book gives […]

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November 17, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Maryland Senior Call Check

Projections are that roughly 25 percent of the population will be in the senior category by the year 2030. The Maryland Department of Aging has been looking at ways to help seniors stay independent, out of institutions longer and to “age in place.”  A new pilot program has started for those over 65 that could help […]

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March 29, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Police Officer Michael Prather

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling is joined by Montgomery County Police Community Services Officer, Michael Prather. Officer Prather has been awarded by the City of Rockville and been a well known and loved member of the community for a very long time. On the second half […]

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March 9, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Karvitz, Part II

The Gentle Yogi comes back for part II. Yoga CAN be done by everyone, even those with physical limitations or seniors. Cheryl Kravitz, the Gentle Yogi, joins Pat Shoemaker for this 2nd episode on some gentle yoga moves. Watch the first episode: “Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz”  

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March 6, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Transportation for Seniors

To drive or not to drive… that is the big question that faces many seniors and their families. On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker discusses some options with guests Shawn Brennan, the Mobility Manager with Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services and Denise Isreal from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Smartrip card for […]

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March 6, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Upcounty Community Resources

Meet Jenn Lynn, Executive Director of Upcounty Community Resources(UCR). Learn all about their wonderful programs that include Respite to Art and the fabulous rock band. UCR has something for everyone. Hear their story.

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December 4, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Age and Dementia Friendly Montgomery County

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by guests, Marcia Pruzan and Lylie Fisher. Marcia Pruzan is a Senior Fellow in the office of Aging and Disability Services. Marcia is working with the Age-Friendly program which is being incorporated into Montgomery County. https://youtu.be/Sh0qKoeBPds Lylie Fisher is working with the Dementia […]

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November 24, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: On Our Own

The topic on this episode of Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic is living independently. Steve and Eli share their story of friendship, Independent living and being a vital and vocal part of Montgomery County.    

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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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