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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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