wellness

March 23, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Good People Acupuncture & Wellness Brings Balance to Lives

Your mental and physical health is the top priority at Good People Acupuncture & Wellness. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and joined Good People Acupuncture & Wellness to celebrate their grand opening on March 13, 2020. They are now located at 8921 Shady Grove Court in Gaithersburg. At Good People […]

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January 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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May 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Engaging Seniors at Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo (VIDEO)

Did you know that over 12,000 residents in the city of Gaithersburg are over the age of 55? Hundreds of Gaithersburg area seniors attended the 8th annual Active Aging Expo this week at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park where they learned about health and wellness, and living longer. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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October 26, 2015 | Robert Snip

On the Edge of Time (VIDEO)

A story of courage, faith and determination as a woman diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer talks candidly about her journey. In September 2013 I was approached by Mark Deuser, asking me if I was interested in filming his wife Kathryn during her discussions with her Pastor Stephen Price about her journey with Ovarian Cancer. At first […]

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August 22, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Recognized in Top 20 of Healthiest Employers in Greater Washington

Riderwood was named as one of the Healthiest Employers in Greater Washington for 2015 in an annual competition sponsored by the Washington Business Journal. The awards reception was held on August 13 in Crystal City, Virginia. Sarah Jenkins, MSN, MPH, CRNP, the Nurse Practitioner for the Employee Health & Wellness Center, represented the Erickson Living […]

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May 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leisure World Health and Wellness Expo (VIDEO)

The club house in Leisure World in Silver Spring was packed with residents for it’s 6th Annual Health and Wellness Expo. County Executive Ike Leggett was there to also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Older Americans Act. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

African American Health Program Community Day (VIDEO)

Several Montgomery County officials attended the 2nd annual AAHP Community Day on April 18 in Silver Spring. Find out more about the event in this video:

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February 12, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Goes Red for Women

As a retired nurse educator from the University of District of Columbia, Barbara Baskerville knows that health awareness saves lives. “Being informed about your health is a powerful tool,” stated Ms. Baskerville, a resident of Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring who served twenty-one years as a nurse in the U.S. Army, both in active […]

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March 18, 2014 | Jeff Getek

Fitness Is the Fuel…

A recent Harris Interactive poll listed losing weight, exercising and eating more healthily as three of the top five New Year’s resolutions that people strive to achieve. But the reality is that only 40 percent of people make it to July! No matter what your age, the benefits of a health and wellness regimen are […]

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February 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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MoCo Council Committees Meet on Feb. 14

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee and its Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee (GO) will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, for a worksession on wellness and disease management programs for employees of county agencies. The worksession is a continuation of the joint committee’s ongoing efforts to improve […]

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