senior citizens

June 3, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Montgomery County Hosts Safety Forum to Honor World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Montgomery County will commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum. The event will be held Thursday June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center. Senior citizens, their family members, and other caregivers are encouraged to attend the free event and learn more about […]

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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 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Forum Offers Resources for Older Adults in Diverse, Racial, Ethnic and LGBTQ Communities

Montgomery County is known for celebrating its diversity, including the senior citizen population. The Montgomery County Commission on Aging held a Public Forum on Tuesday to bring awareness to the challenges faced by older adults who identify with various communities throughout the county. Community, and government organizations that serve the diverse communities participated in panel […]

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January 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Officials Speak on Affordable Senior Citizen Housing Throughout the County

The Montgomery County Planning Department did a recent study, and the results showed what the County’s Division of Housing already knew: “…. That senior housing is an important issue in Montgomery County,” said Stephanie Killian, chief of the Montgomery County Division of Housing. To meet the needs of the growing senior population here, Killian said more […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Citizens Day at the Fair: Seniors get their fair on at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 2. Tuesday Evening Bicycle Ride: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockville plans a leisurely bike ride through town. 3. Need a Stretch?: Gaithersburg hosts “Yoga in the […]

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June 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Officials Hosts Annual Senior Safety Forum

In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County officials hosted the seventh annual Senior Safety Forum on Wednesday. The United Nations General Assembly designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, where people from around the world could voice their opposition to the abuse of older generations. Since the 60-and-over population in Montgomery […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Senior Villages Help Residents “Age in Place” (VIDEO)

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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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Comedy and Humor Club Entertains at Leisure World (VIDEO)

Do you need a laugh? Who doesn’t. For the past 30 years, there’s been endless laughter at meetings of the Leisure World Comedy and Humor Club, which is the featured subject of the current edition of the Parks, Rec and Roll show on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The Comedy and Humor Club meets at Leisure […]

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September 13, 2013 | Ellen Donnelly

Seniors and Computers (Video)

Produced by Will Risso. This short video takes a look at how many senior citizens use technology and why they have such a high level of interest in new technology. First, Diana Cirone, Director, Life Enrichment Inglesdie at King Farm talks about the high level of interest in computer learning among the residents. Then, Zena McCallum, […]

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