RSSSeniors

Senior Center Plus Coming To Pascal

Senior Center Plus Coming To Pascal

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beginning Tuesday, February 11th, the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will offer Senior Center Plus twice per week at the Pascal Senior Activity Center in Glen Burnie.  Currently the program is offered once a week at four of Anne Arundel County’s senior activity centers. Senior Center Plus is a supervised day program […]

Continue Reading

Black History Month To Be Celebrated At Annapolis Senior Centers

Black History Month To Be Celebrated At Annapolis Senior Centers

| January 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Senior Activity Center will celebrate Black History Month with four different activities at the center at 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis, Md. The month will kick off with the seniors watching the movie, “The Butler,” at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11. Directed by Lee Daniels and inspired by a true story, the movie tells […]

Continue Reading

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz,” workshops scheduled for January 28, February 4, and February 11 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center. These free workshops are presented by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. This series […]

Continue Reading

125 Years Of Senior Center Leadership

125 Years Of Senior Center Leadership

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities recognized over 125 years of combined leadership experience among its seven Senior Activity Center Directors.  These directors make a positive impact on the communities they serve each day, engaging older adults in life-changing activities. Anne Arundel County’s Senior Activity Centers offer a wide range of educational […]

Continue Reading

2013 Disability Awareness Day Honoree And Awardees Recognized

2013 Disability Awareness Day Honoree And Awardees Recognized

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

2013 Disability Awareness Day (DAD) on Oct. 26 at Westfield Annapolis Mall featured information on disability issues, interactive exhibits and live entertainment.  Businesses or organizations that provide employment or other accommodations for individuals with disabilities were honored with Executive Citations.  “These organizations play a vital role in enhancing opportunities and services for residents of Anne […]

Continue Reading

County Celebrates Foster Grandparents

County Celebrates Foster Grandparents

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Annual Years of Service Recognition took place on October 18th at Woods Memorial Church in Severna Park.  Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman, 59 FGP volunteers, FGP Advisory Council members, and Anne Arundel County Department of Aging & Disabilities staff were in attendance.  The FGP volunteers were honored for […]

Continue Reading

Free Workshops For Those With Chronic Illnesses

Free Workshops For Those With Chronic Illnesses

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two free workshops; “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes” will be offered this Fall by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend.  Registration is underway now for the six-week workshops. A chronic condition can be anything from high blood pressure to […]

Continue Reading

Healthcare Reform Forums Scheduled

Healthcare Reform Forums Scheduled

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health, in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, the County Department of Aging and Disabilities, and the County Department of Social Services, is presenting free public forums to answer questions about health care reform. Representatives from HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM) are scheduled to attend.  HCAM is the Central Region Connector responsible for […]

Continue Reading

Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Walk To End Alzheimer’s

| July 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Alzheimer’s Association invites the community to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Anne Arundel Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Saturday, Oct. 19 (rain or shine), at Susan  Campbell Park (1 Dock St.) Annapolis. Hosted by the Greater Maryland Chapter, the annual event will raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease, […]

Continue Reading

Living With Chronic Disease, 2 Free Workshops

Living With Chronic Disease, 2 Free Workshops

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two free workshops, “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes,” will be offered in June and July by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend. According to Pam Toomey, Living Well Coordinator at […]

Continue Reading

Maryland To Host 1st Senior Olympics Croquet Tournament

Maryland To Host 1st Senior Olympics Croquet Tournament

| June 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis and Owensville will play host to Maryland’s Senior Olympics croquet games in September. This will be the first time that croquet is being played as part of the statewide games. This exciting three-day tournament, scheduled for September 27-29, will be held at Ginger Cove in Annapolis and in Owensville, home of the nationally recognized […]

Continue Reading

Pets On Wheels Now Known As P.A.W.S.

Pets On Wheels Now Known As P.A.W.S.

| June 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County organization formerly known as Pets on Wheels/Life Enrichment/Mom&Me has changed its name to People & Animals Who Serve Anne Arundel County (P.A.W.S).  P.A.W.S volunteers have a mission of bringing comfort, companionship and hope to their communities.  Dedicated volunteers go alone, or with their children or pets to brighten the days of […]

Continue Reading

AA Senior Services Provider Group Program At Morningside House Of Friendship

AA Senior Services Provider Group Program At Morningside House Of Friendship

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Senior Services Provider Group (SPG) held its most recent meeting at the Morningside House of Friendship on May 14. Attending the breakfast program were approximately 50 business members of the organization providing professional services and products for seniors, their families and caregivers. The next meeting of the Senior Provider Group will be […]

Continue Reading

Safe Driving Class Offered For Seniors

Safe Driving Class Offered For Seniors

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

AARP, a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives, will offer safe driving training from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 25 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave, Annapolis. Cost for this one-day training is $12 for AARP members and $14 for […]

Continue Reading

Senior Center Plans Trip To Greenbrier

Senior Center Plans Trip To Greenbrier

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Senior Activity Center members can sign up now for a trip to Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. The trip, scheduled for Dec. 11 – 13, includes a two-night stay at the resort which boasts fine dining, more than 50 activities, designer boutiques, a world-class spa and a 103,000-square foot gambling and […]

Continue Reading

Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| May 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled a Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Program on June 20, 2013 (6:30 p.m.) at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road, Arnold, MD. […]

Continue Reading

South County Senior Center Plant Sale

South County Senior Center Plant Sale

| May 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

South County Senior Center’s annual plant sale will be held May 7, 8, and 9, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The sale features hanging baskets, hibiscus, mandevillas, herbs, and small planters, all at great prices. There’s also a ‘Garden Shop’ with a variety of plant related items. The sale is presented by the center’s ‘Hearts […]

Continue Reading

Ginger Cove Wins Award

Ginger Cove Wins Award

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ginger Cove, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Annapolis, Maryland has received Highest Honors from the Pennsylvania-based management research firm Holleran Consulting for significantly exceeding national benchmarks in satisfaction as reported by residents of independent living communities across the country. The anonymous survey was conducted by Holleran Consulting in November 2012 among 256 […]

Continue Reading

Artists Without Limits

Artists Without Limits

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues announced today that it will hold an Opening Night Reception on Thursday, April 25th to kick off the 2013 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. The reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:00p.m. at the Arundel Center, 44 Calvert St. in Annapolis, and is open to the […]

Continue Reading

Encore Creativity Announces Summer Program For Older Adults

Encore Creativity Announces Summer Program For Older Adults

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adults, age 55+, are invited to expand their mind, body and talents by attending one of the premier performing arts institutes for older adults – the Encore Summer Choral Institute at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Historic St. Mary’s City – sponsored by Encore Creativity for Older Adults. The institute, now in its 6th […]

Continue Reading

Free Tax Prep For Certain County Seniors

Free Tax Prep For Certain County Seniors

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trained tax volunteers will be available at all of the Anne Arundel County Senior Centers now through April 5th. Each Senior Center has designated days and times when tax preparers will be available and they do not accept walk-ins. Anne Arundel County residents who are over age 55, with an Adjusted Gross Income of $49,000 or […]

Continue Reading

Virtual Dementia Tours

Virtual Dementia Tours

| January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the county Department of Aging and Disabilities has scheduled two (2) free Virtual Dementia Tours® Education Programs in February. On-line and telephone registration begins January 25 and space is limited. The Virtual Demential Tour® (VDT) […]

Continue Reading