Events

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Using Your Cell Phone (and More) With Low Vision
Monday, June 18, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington Headquarters 
233 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
Speaker: Patrick Timony, Adaptive Technology Librarian, DC Public Library. Join us for a discussion about how to make technology, such as cell phones, adaptive for people with low vision. Bring your questions! To register, call (202) 234-1010.
Price: FREE

Low Vision Share Group
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington Headquarters 
233 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
Speaker: Belinda Weinberg, O.D., Low Vision Specialist
Low Vision Update and Q&A – No matter your age, assure your path to independence! Join us for information about advancing your access to comprehensive low vision rehabilitation and technology.
To register, call (202) 234-1010.
Price: FREE

Drop-In Discussion About Grief & Healing
Friday, July 27, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Montgomery Hospice
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
A workshop for anyone grieving the death of a loved one.

Yoga & Grief Workshop
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Montgomery Hospice
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
For anyone mourning a death. No experience with yoga required.

Beyond Words: Expressing Grief Through Art Making
Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 PM (8/7, 8/14, 8/21)
Montgomery Hospice
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
A three-session workshop for anyone grieving the death of a loved one.

Support Group for Bereaved Spouses
2nd & 4th Friday of the month, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
JSSA, Ina Kay Building
200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Ongoing group for adults grieving the death of a spouse or partner occurring within the past year.
Group leader: Irene Mednick, LCSW-C
Pre-registration required by calling Suzanne Adelman at 301-816-2683.
Cost: No charge

Dance for PD®
First and Third Thursdays of the month, 3:00-4:00 PM
Grand Oaks Assisted Living Residence
5901 MacArthur Blvd., NW
Washington, DC
Free of charge
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Dance for PD®
Tuesdays 2:45-4:00 PM (Weekly)
Maryland Youth Ballet
926 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD
Free of charge
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Dance for PD®
Fridays 2:30-3:30 PM (Weekly, September-June)
Washington DC JCC
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Free of charge
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Dance and Song for Seniors
Wednesdays, 2:30–3:30 PM
Chevy Chase Village Hall
5906 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Class fee; no charge for care partners
For information: Visit chevychaseathome.org; email info@chevychaseathome.org; or call 301-657- 3115.

Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
Second Wednesday of the Month, 5:00 PM
Somerford Assisting Living

2100 Whittier Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
Facilitated by Jane Barnes, MS, RN, CMC & Susy Murphy, BA, 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. Pre-registration is required.

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

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

Leisure World of Maryland, Silver Spring
Last Thursday of each month, 2:00-3:30 PM

White Oak Community Recreation Center, Silver Spring
2nd Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 AM

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

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

Camp Springs Senior Center, Temple Hills
3rd Tuesdays, 2:15-4:15 PM

Word of God Baptist Church, University Park
2nd Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

Neurocognitive Disorders Series: Neurocognitive Health
Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Integrace Copper Ridge
710 Obrecht Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
8-8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 AM – Seminar
FREE
Registration: www.integraceinstitute.org, 410-970-2031, or institute@integrace.org
1 hour of continuing education credit available per session for social workers

GROWS Movie Screening: “I Think Better When I Paint”
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Asbury Methodist Village
Rosborough Cultural Arts and Wellness Center
409 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Please join us for a special screening of the movie: “I Think Better When I Paint”
Admission is FREE
Appetizers and drinks will be shared following the movie.
Register online

GROWS Summertime Cooler
Thursday, August 2, 2018, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Kensington Park Retirement Village
3620 Littledale Road
Kensington, MD 20895
Summertime Network Cooler
Come enjoy good conversation, cold drinks and a light buffet!  Very casual and sure to be fun!
Admission is FREE
Reservations are requested so please register today

Neurocognitive Disorders Series: Alzheimer’s Disease
Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Integrace Copper Ridge
710 Obrecht Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
8-8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 AM – Seminar
FREE
Registration: www.integraceinstitute.org, 410-970-2031, or institute@integrace.org
1 hour of continuing education credit available per session for social workers