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October 18, 2021
Shining the Light on Aging Well

As people continue to live longer and longer, having a positive attitude about aging can help to reduce the social stigma associated with aging. September is Healthy Aging Month as […]

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October 1, 2021
AAHP Partnering with Kingdom Fellowship AME to Host Virtual Breast Cancer Forum

AAHP is partnering with Kingdom Fellowship A.M.E Church on Sunday, October 10th to present a virtual breast cancer panel discussion from 11:00am-12:30pm. The event will include special presentations from Dr. Nancie Richberg, Kick Start Your Health instructor; Mrs. Serena Holtz, a SMILE nurse; Mrs. Wanda Smith, AAHP’s social worker, as well as three other thriving survivors.

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September 15, 2021
Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Fair Sunday, October 3rd

This Sunday, October 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Harvest Health ministry, in collaboration with the African American Health Program and Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington DC (HBI-DC) will host a free health fair in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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September 14, 2021
Seniors and Disabled Citizens Can Receive Free Rides to COVID Vaccination and Testing Sites

Older adults and residents with disabilities can receive free transportation to COVID-19 vaccination and testing locations from taxi companies operating in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will reimburse these companies for the cost of rides.Older adults and residents with disabilities can receive free transportation to COVID-19 vaccination and testing locations from taxi companies operating in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will reimburse these companies for the cost of rides.

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August 12, 2021
Seniors Ride Free on All County Buses

People over the age of 65 and residents with disabilities are entitled to free transportation on all County buses, including the Ride On, Ride On extRa, Flex, and Flash buses. Even if fares for the general public are reinstated, the ride-free program will continue to operate. The free ride program is also available on a limited number of Metrobus lines that operate inside Montgomery County.

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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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/montgomery-county-active-aging-week-kick-off-event-tickets-67772981813

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