Senior's Corner

April 18, 2024
Montgomery County’s Commission on Aging Offering Informative Sessions on Resources for Seniors

The Montgomery County Commission on Aging's Ambassador Program is currently hosting several presentations in April and May to inform seniors about available services. These events will serve as information hubs and provide a platform for seniors to voice their needs and interests. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich expressed his gratitude, stating, “I appreciate our ambassadors […]

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April 2, 2024
AAHP’s New Alzheimer’s Awareness Toolkit Now Available

AAHP proudly announces the launch of its comprehensive Alzheimer’s Awareness Toolkit, designed to enlighten, educate, and empower our senior community, as well as their caregivers, on the nuances of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is not just a condition of memory loss; it’s a debilitating ailment that impacts millions of lives, especially within the […]

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February 8, 2024
AAHP and Black Churches Collaborate for Senior Memory Health

AAHP Aging subcommittee post will begin hosting monthly events to discuss memory health issues in collaboration with local Black Churches. These activities will culminate in an Alzheimer’s event, “Memory Sunday,” which will take place on the 2nd Sunday in June. Memory Sunday is based on guidelines established by The Balm in Gilead’s Brain Health Center […]

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October 9, 2023
Join Us for the Alzheimer's Awareness Community Summit on November 13

Join us for an essential talk on Alzheimer's awareness and care strategies at the Alzheimer's Awareness Community Summit on Monday, November 13, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, MD. The event's theme is "Individual and Caregiver Approach" and will address the challenges of this impactful […]

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October 5, 2023
Eyes Wide Open: A Closer Look at Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a sneaky eye condition that can steal eyesight little by little, often without notice until significant damage has been done. A common type of glaucoma called primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is a top cause of blindness in the U.S. A study from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai […]

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Celebrate Active Aging Week Kick-Off and Walk Maryland Day at Brookside Gardens

October 1, 2019

Take a stroll around the grounds of Brookside Gardens and celebrate our official state exercise--walking! Doctors from “Walk with a Doc” will inspire you to through movement and conversation! In honor of Active Aging Week, participate in one or more demonstrations including Zumba, Yo-Chi, and others! Food trucks will be available on-site for purchase. FREE to attend but advanced registration is encouraged:

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