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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 […]

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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) […]

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South County Holiday Events For Seniors

South County Holiday Events For Seniors

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The South County Senior Center in Edgewater announces the following upcoming events: Monday, December 3, 12:30 pm “Genealogy Club” ~ “Getting Started” ~ by Bobbie Bold and Etta Sue Haggerty. This is meant to help those who want to get started in genealogy, however, all are welcome!  Wednesday, December 5, 1:00 pm “Storyteller Jon Spelman” ~ Jon […]

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Musical Activities At Annapolis Senior Center

Musical Activities At Annapolis Senior Center

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seniors, age 55 and up, are invited to enjoy some concerts in December at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. The Heritage Harbour Chorus, a local chorus from Heritage Harbour, will sing songs from the Nutcracker and other winter favorites at 1 p.m. Dec. 5. The Pascal Go-Getters, an entertainment troupe […]

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Learning To Eat Right At Annapolis Senior Center

Learning To Eat Right At Annapolis Senior Center

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sheryl Hoehner, a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian-nutritionist, will offer seven weight loss and healthy eating classes at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. Participants will learn ways to lose weight, decrease sodium and increase fiber in diets, and to reduce overindulging during the holidays. Classes will be held from 9:30 […]

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Free Concerts At Annapolis Senior Center

Free Concerts At Annapolis Senior Center

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Senior Activity Center members are invited to attend three free concerts at the center in November. The center is located at 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. Linda Barrett will give a musical tribute to veterans at noon Nov. 13. The Best Years Band will play music of the 1940s at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27. […]

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Annapolis Senior Activity Center To Receive Donation

Annapolis Senior Activity Center To Receive Donation

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Filmmaker David Lynch is donating to the Annapolis Senior Activity Center in memory of Bushnell “Bush” Keeler, a center art teacher who died in August 2012.  Lynch will give the donation to the center to provide scholarships for seniors studying art at the center. The donation will also provide their art supplies. The idea for the […]

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Foster Grandparents Recognized

Foster Grandparents Recognized

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities held a “Carnival Recognition” on Friday, Sept. 14, at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park. The county’s more than 50 Foster Grandparents were among the volunteers who serve in more than 300 FGP projects sponsored and managed by local […]

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Pets On Wheels & Mom And Me Life Enrichment Programs

Pets On Wheels & Mom And Me Life Enrichment Programs

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Want to cheer up a lonely person by visiting with your pet or young child? Consider signing up for an orientation session to be held in October for the Pets on Wheels, Mom and Me, and Life Enrichment programs. The Life Enrichment program provides weekly visits to residents of nursing homes and assisted living sites […]

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Department Of Aging Wins Award

Department Of Aging Wins Award

| September 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is a winner in the 21st annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation’s finest marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs designed and produced for older adults. The Department’s annual resource directory, “Services for […]

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Ginger Cove Teams Up With Weitzman Agency

Ginger Cove Teams Up With Weitzman Agency

| August 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis-based advertising firm Weitzman Agency has been selected by Ginger Cove, Annapolis’ premier life care retirement community, as agency of record. Weitzman Agency will develop and manage an integrated marketing and public relations program utilizing a variety of communication strategies and tactics. “Weitzman Agency has the creative reputation and strategic marketing skills to help tell […]

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County Offers Virtual Dementia Tours

County Offers Virtual Dementia Tours

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Virtual Demential Tour® (VDT) is a scientifically proven method designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia. It is a dementia simulation tool created to assist anyone in understanding the condition.To help family caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges of those with dementia, the National Family Caregiver Support […]

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County Warns Residents On Affordable Care Act Scam

County Warns Residents On Affordable Care Act Scam

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has joined with the Federal Trade Commission to warn the public about scammers and the Affordable Care Act. According to the FTC, no sooner had the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the health legislation than scam artists began working the phones. Claiming to be from the […]

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Patsy Cline Tribute–Senior Bus Trip

Patsy Cline Tribute–Senior Bus Trip

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

A $25 deposit is being accepted now for the Oct. 25 trip to the Patsy Cline Tribute Show at New Hope Winery in New Hope, Pa., hosted by the O’Malley Senior Activity Center Trip Committee. The total cost is $89 with final payment due Sept. 19. The Tribute to Patsy Cline will be performed by […]

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Living Well Workshops Scheduled

Living Well Workshops Scheduled

| June 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do you suffer from a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or anxiety? If so, the Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshops can help you to take control of your life again. You can get the support you need from this Stanford University program taught by the Anne Arundel County Department […]

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New Ms. Maryland Senior America Receives Crown

New Ms. Maryland Senior America Receives Crown

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

At a June 18 breakfast recognizing volunteers at the South County Senior Activity Center, the new Ms. Maryland Senior America 2012, Mahal Maria May of Davidsonville, received her crown from the 2011 winner, Jean Milazzo of Friendship. This makes the sixth member of the center to have won the opportunity to be in the Ms. Senior America pageant since 1999. Other South […]

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New Senior Services Directory Available

New Senior Services Directory Available

| June 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Friends of Arundel Seniors, Inc., and the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities have published the 2012-2013 edition of “Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities, and Caregivers.” The free directory is printed annually with the cooperation of the Senior Services Provider Group Inc., a non-profit membership organization composed of businesses and individuals […]

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The public is encouraged to wear purple on June 15, the 7th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which calls attention to the mistreatment of older adults and to highlight the need for appropriate action. The theme this year is “My World…Your World…Our World – Free of Elder Abuse. The Anne Arundel County Department of […]

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Intergenerational Fun Fair In Annapolis

Intergenerational Fun Fair In Annapolis

| April 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

An Intergenerational Fun Fair open to family members of all ages will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, in the Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park at 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. The event will have games, crafts, live music, dancing, food, and an auction. Entertainment […]

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Annapolis’ 1st Intergenerational Fun Fair

Annapolis’ 1st Intergenerational Fun Fair

| March 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Children’s Museum, the only museum in the greater Annapolis area dedicated to children and their exploration of the world around them, has announced its participation in the area’s first Intergenerational Fun Fair. The upcoming event is officially called the, “Annapolis Senior Activity Center Intergenerational Fun Fair in Support of the Chesapeake Children’s Museum,” […]

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Veterans, Learn About Your Benefits

Veterans, Learn About Your Benefits

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Part of “The Future is Now! Are You Ready? series, the free workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. Nicole Kaiser, a clinical social worker with the VA’s Maryland Health Care System, will discuss the full range of outpatient and […]

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Living With Your Chronic Condition

Living With Your Chronic Condition

| March 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

Free workshops on “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” are offered in April and May by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and Anne Arundel Medical Center. Adults with chronic conditions of any age are welcome to participate, as well as caregivers of individuals with chronic conditions. “These conditions can be anything from […]

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