Events

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Journey to Hope DC Conference
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Registration at 8:30 AM
Program from 9 AM – 4 PM
Building A, Conference Rooms 1 & 2
5215 Loughboro Rd, NW
Washington, DC
Alzheimer’s care partners are invited to a FREE conference to learn how to better manage a loved one’s Alzheimer’s disease and its associated behaviors.
Complimentary parking, breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration is required by Monday, April 24.
Space is limited.
Call 800-560-0896.

Active Aging Expo
Activity Center at Boher Park
Monday, May 8, 2017
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
506 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
The Active Aging Expo Sponsored by the City of Gaithersburg has something for everyone over 55!
Join us for health screenings, speakers, resource information and food!

Remembering Mom and Dad
Montgomery Hospice
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00pm to 8:30pm
1355 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD
A workshop for adults who have lost a parent or parents.
If your Mom and/or Dad have died and you are wondering how you will manage Mother’s and/or Father’s Day, this workshop is for you. We will discuss our grief and how we can use this special time to honor our parents. What legacies did they leave us? How can we weave these legacy treasures into our family rituals?
Pre-Registration is required: Call 301-921-4400.

Afternoon Grief Support Group
North Bethesda United Methodist Church
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
1:30pm to 3:00pm
10100 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD
For anyone grieving the death of a loved one, a six-week group led by Montgomery Hospice professional counselors.
Pre-Registration is required: Call 301-921-4400.

Evening Grief Support Group
Montgomery Hospice
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD
For anyone grieving the death of a loved one, a six-week group led by Montgomery Hospice professional counselors.
Pre-Registration is required: Call 301-921-4400.

Parkinson’s Exercise Program
Sunrise at Fox Hill
Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 PM (Weekly)
8300 Burdette Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
This program is offered in partnership with the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA).

Dance for Parkinson’s
Grand Oaks Assisted Living Residence
First and Third Thursdays of the month, 3:00-4:00 PM
5901 MacArthur Blvd., NW
Washington, DC
Free of charge
Instructors: Lucy Bowen McCauley and members of Bowen McCauley Dance
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Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Maryland Youth Ballet
Tuesdays 2:45-4:00 PM (Weekly)
926 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD
Drop-ins welcome
Free of charge
Sponsoring organizations: Bowen McCauley Dance
Lead teachers: Lucy Bowen McCauley and Alvaro Palau
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Improvisation, Ballroom, and Choreography from BMD Repertoire
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Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
Second Wednesday of the Month, 5:00 PM
Somerford Assisting Living
2100 Whittier Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
Facilitated by Susy Murphy, BA, CMC, & Jane Barnes, MS, RN, CMC
Supported by the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)
Free and open to the public.

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafes
A fun and relaxed way for people living with early-stage memory loss to get connected with one another through social events that promote interaction and companionship.
A list of groups that meet in the Montgomery/Prince George’s County areas are listed below. Click HERE for more information and to register.

Montgomery County
Rockville Senior Center
1st & 3rd Mondays, 12:00-1:00 PM

Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Rockville
3rd Wednesdays, 2:30-4:00 PM

Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Center, Rockville
4th Wednesdays, 6:30-8 PM

Damascus Senior Center (starting in April)
Meets Tuesdays (April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, and
August 8) from 2:00-3:30 PM

Olney Library
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 PM

Ledo Pizza – Germantown (starting in May)
2nd Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00 PM

Prince George’s County
Bowie Senior Center
3rd Wednesdays, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Noodles and Company, Bowie
2nd Tuesdays, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Greenbelt Municipal Building
Meets every other Wednesday of the month, 1:30-3:30 PM

Laurel-Beltsville Senior Center
4th Thursdays, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

2017 ALCA 33rd Annual Conference
May 3-6, 2017
Grand Hyatt
San Antonio, TX
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GROWS Silent Auction
Brooke Grove Retirement Village
Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
18100 Slade School Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Registration: Member – $40, Non-member – $55
Plan on being at this very popular, elegant event hosted by Brooke Grove Retirement Village.
Call Robin at 301-318-1923.
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Mid-Atlantic ALCA 2017 Chapter Conference
October 22-23, 2017
Hunt Valley Inn
Hunt Valley, MD
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