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July 31, 2022
Notes for Caregivers

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, more than 40 million Americans provide care to an elderly or disabled person every year. Taking care of a loved one can be difficult, […]

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May 17, 2022
AAHP Celebrates Older Americans Month

AAHP celebrates Older Americans Month (OAM) with the Administration for Community Living by promoting their theme for 2022: Communities of Strength, which recognizes the important role seniors play in fostering the connection and engagement that build strong, resilient communities.

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March 22, 2022
Dance Exchange Offers Free Dance Classes

Dancing has several health benefits for seniors, including improved cardio, balance, and mood, as well as other advantages you may not have considered. Some seniors report more energy, greater flexibility, better posture, and a stronger sense of accomplishment after participating in dance courses. They were also happier and had a stronger feeling of community and camaraderie. Dance Exchange in Takoma Park is hosting two free dance lessons for seniors.

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March 10, 2022
Minding Your Brain Health part 3

staying physically active, engaging in positive relationships, managing stress in productive ways, and living a full and active life can help to prevent or delay cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and other forms of dementia. 

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February 11, 2022
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center's New Center for Successful Aging Offering Specialized Care to Seniors

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center has recently opened a NEW senior primary care center, the Center for Successful Aging (CSA), which utilizes a new model of specialized care to address the […]

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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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