senior safety forum

June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Leaders Talk Elder Abuse Awareness Day

To commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County held its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring on Thursday. The event offered hundreds of seniors resources to combat elder abuse. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke to Montgomery County resident Ernestine Johnson, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human […]

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June 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 13. There’s a chance for some rain and thunderstorms so grab an umbrella. Here’s the forecast. 1. Housing Opportunities Commission Offices Closed for a Good Cause: The offices located at 10400 Detrick Avenue in Kensington will be closed today for staff to volunteer at community organizations across Montgomery County. The agency […]

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June 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Safety Forum in Wheaton to Focus on Seniors and County Resources to Combat Elder Abuse

Montgomery County to Hold 8th Annual Senior Safety Forum in Wheaton Seniors, family members and others who care for seniors are invited to the eighth annual World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 14 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. The forum scheduled for Thursday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to […]

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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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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 9th, in Montgomery County

Happy Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, June 9th, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meets: The Montgomery County Council meets today. Take a look at what they’ll be talking about. 2. Congratulations: Watkins Mill and Northwest high schools are holding commencement ceremonies today. 3. Community Policing: The Montgomery County Council will have a discussion […]

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