October 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 6, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 6, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding two free testing clinics today. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., testing is available at the White Oak Community Recreation Center and in Germantown at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinemas. More […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Takes Aim at Front-Runner Candidates in CNN Debate

During the second set of Democratic primary debates on CNN, John Delaney, Maryland’s former District 6 representative, appeared to have made a name for himself. The Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and Politico all listed Delaney as one of the night’s winners because of his viral exchanges with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.). […]

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March 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Informational Session on Medicare Changes Provides Answers at Wheaton Senior Center

The “2019 Medicare Changes & You” informational session was held at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton on Tuesday. Those who attended learned more about changes in Medicare including how it will effect Inpatient/Sub Acute rehabilitation stays. Watch the video to hear how helpful the information was to some people who attended:

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March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin to Host Health Care Town Hall Meeting on Mar. 25

As the questions surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act remain, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md-8) will host a health care town on Mar. 25. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation repeal and replace the ACA. Raskin said this event is to inform the public on how residents could be impacted if the measure passes through […]

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March 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Donna Edwards Looks Forward to Debates (VIDEO)

Donna Edwards (D-MD) is running for U.S. Senate and stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to tape her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Edwards in the newsroom. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Edwards discusses her upcoming debates with opponent Chris Van Hollen. Edwards will be on the ballot on April 26, when Marylanders can vote […]

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June 5, 2014 | Laurel Jones

Get a Healthcare Advocate

If you’re caring for someone who has Medicare you should know that the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee noted that almost 1 in 5 hospitalized Medicare patients will be READMITTED to the hospital within 30 days of discharge at a cost of about $15 billion.  Dorland Health noted that avoidable hospital readmissions are typically caused by […]

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February 3, 2014 | Joe Sperling

Neon sign words

Words Are Important

I’m sure you’ve heard that “actions speak louder than words.” While that may be true, words are still very, very important (that’s very squared), especially when dealing with seniors. Today’s post offers three suggestions for and about anyone who is or will be dealing with the reality of getting old and needing care. The first […]

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