Tag: Senior Services

Winter Session Class Registration At Senior Activity Centers

Winter Session Class Registration At Senior Activity Centers

| November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Registration begins Nov. 16 for the winter session classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College at the seven senior activity centers operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. Classes begin the week of Jan. 9, 2012. To obtain a class schedule, visit the senior center you wish to attend or go […]

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Senior Day In Hanover

Senior Day In Hanover

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

A “Senior Day” bringing together resources and services for the community will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1440 Dorsey Road, Hanover. Open to the public, the event is presented by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Retired and Senior […]

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Resident’s Rights Brochures Available

Resident’s Rights Brochures Available

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two brochures on resident’s rights in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and another brochure on the Ombudsman program protecting those residents are available from the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. The publications are released during October, which is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month. This year’s theme is “Welcome Home: Creating […]

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Living Well: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Living Well: A Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Life Center at Hospice of the Chesapeake has joined with the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities to present a life-affirming workshop for caregivers living with a chronic condition. “Often those who are taking care of individuals who are ill are themselves coping with a chronic condition such as diabetes, heart disease, […]

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Orientation For Pets On Wheels, Mom & Me, and Life Enrichment

Orientation For Pets On Wheels, Mom & Me, and Life Enrichment

| September 23, 2011 | 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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Caregiver Workshops Back By Popular Demand

Caregiver Workshops Back By Popular Demand

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Back by popular demand, the Fall 2011 Caregiver Workshops Series will present “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz” at the county’s seven senior activity centers. Caregivers taking care of their loved ones who have a dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can gain guidance and advice at these free workshops. Mary Fridley, founder of […]

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In-Home Care Workshop

In-Home Care Workshop

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care Maryland and Home Instead Senior Care are continuing their educational series for older adults, their families and caregivers. The next one-hour Workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 17th at 1:00 at Partners In Care, 6 Ritchie Highway at East-West Boulevard in Pasadena. The Workshop will address financial issues, insurance, housing options, […]

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MD Senior Olympics Underway

MD Senior Olympics Underway

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities announces that registration is underway for the 2011 Maryland Senior Olympics to be held Aug. 13 through Nov. 6 at 15 locations in the state.   The games have 21 sports with more than 100 events. They include volleyball, basketball, track and field events, ten-pin bowling, […]

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O’Malley Senior Center Announces August Events

O’Malley Senior Center Announces August Events

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The O’Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road, in Odenton has announced a variety of activities during August. Glaucoma screenings will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton, with Jackie Nerette or the Maryland Society for Sight. People who are at high risk […]

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Arnold Senior Center August Activities

Arnold Senior Center August Activities

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Arnold Senior Activity Center has announced a list of events for the month of August. Call 410-222-1922 for information.  Ryan Helfenbein, a columnist for Outlook by the Bay magazine, will present “Ask the Undertaker – Considering Cremation?” at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road, Arnold. The rise […]

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Save The Date: Caregiver’s Wellness Day

Save The Date: Caregiver’s Wellness Day

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Save the date of Saturday, Sept. 17, for the 10th annual Caregivers’ Wellness Day to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. The free event is a day to nurture the non-professional, unpaid family caregiver. A continental breakfast and time to meet with […]

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AACC Hikes Fees On Senior Citizens

AACC Hikes Fees On Senior Citizens

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Board of Trustees of Anne Arundel Community College voted to increase fees to help off-set the County Council’s 15 percent decrease in county funding of the college for fiscal year 2012 (July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012). The Senior Administrative Cycle Fee will increase from $40 to $80 per cycle and will begin […]

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DC Bus Trip

DC Bus Trip

| June 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few spaces are still available for the bus trip to Washington, D.C., to the Holocaust Memorial Museum and Union Station on Aug. 11, leaving from the O’Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton, at 9:15 a.m. and returning at 4:15 p.m. The memorial museum exhibits trace the story of Jewish persecution under the […]

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Intergenerational Fun At Pascal

Intergenerational Fun At Pascal

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

This summer the Pascal Senior Activity Center is offering “Grandparent Specials,” events for center members and their school-age grandchildren at the center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. The schedule follows: • July 8, 12:15 p.m., DVD Movie: Secretariat— Based on the novel Secretariat, the film covers the real-life story of a housewife with little knowledge […]

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Pasadena Senior Center Events

Pasadena Senior Center Events

| June 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Pasadena Senior Activity Center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena, has announced activities and events for June. Father’s Day Breakfast The Pasadena Senior Activity Center will prepare a scrambled egg and sausage breakfast fat 9 a.m. June 20 at the center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena, to celebrate Father’s Day. Register for the event by June 13 […]

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Aging: What’s Normal And What’s Not

Aging: What’s Normal And What’s Not

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered if those “senior moments” are something to worry about? How about the physical changes you’ve noticed and aren’t too happy about? Learn more about “Aging: What’s Normal, What’s Not,” a Caregiver Workshop offered by the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. In […]

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New Senior Directory Available

New Senior Directory Available

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has published its 2011-2012 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 who provide services to older adults, caregivers, […]

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Living Well With Chroinic Illness Seminars

Living Well With Chroinic Illness Seminars

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

The county Department of Aging and Disabilities will present a free six-week workshop series from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, June 21 through Aug. 2, with no class on July 5. The “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” classes will be at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. This is a self-management […]

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Pascal Senior Activities

Pascal Senior Activities

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Baltimore’s Hampden Neighborhood Photographer and educator Denny Lynch will present a slide-lecture on Hampden, a unique Northwest Baltimore neighborhood where he grew up and still lives with his wife. The free program about Hampden’s landmarks, architecture, history, culture and colorful characters will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Pascal Senior Activity […]

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Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

Caregiver Workshops Scheduled

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Are you a caregiver? Do you sometimes feel you are “Living in the Land of Oz”? Find your way and get some help at the Caregiver Workshop Series offered by the National Family Caregiver Support Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. The free workshop series is from 1 to 3 […]

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Pets On Wheels, Mom And Me

Pets On Wheels, Mom And Me

| May 3, 2011 | 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 May 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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Elder Law Day

Elder Law Day

| April 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Maryland State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, will have volunteer attorneys available by appointment only to assist seniors with completing advanced directive/living wills and the health care power of attorney during Elder Law Day. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center, […]

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