Events

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friendship is Ageless: A Connecting in Friendship Program
A Program by JSSA Hospice
Thursdays: October 26, November 2, 9, & 16, 2017
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Bender Jewish Community Center
6125 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
Friendship Is Ageless: A Connecting In Friendship Program is designed specifically for the adults age 65+ and addresses the “how to’s” of developing and maintaining relationships.
Group Leader: Leslie Kessler, LCSW-C
Pre-registration required by calling Muriel at 240-788-2438. Cost: $80 for 4 classes.

Montgomery County Police In-Service on Wandering and Elopement
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Asbury Rosborough Center
201 Russell Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
The Montgomery County Department of Police and GROWS invite you to attend our presentation on Wandering Awareness and Prevention. MCPD handles an average of 2-5 searches a week for those that have Autism/IDD, Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Winter Blues: Balancing Sorrow and Celebration While Grieving
A Program by Montgomery Hospice
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, and
Monday, December 11, 2017
6:30 – 8:00 PM
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
For anyone grieving the death of a loved one.

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 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.

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

ALCA 2017 Mid-Atlantic Chapter Conference
October 22-23, 2017
Hunt Valley Inn
Hunt Valley, MD
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GROWS Holiday Breakfast and Annual Meeting
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 8:00 – 10:30 AM
Ring House
1801 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
Please register today for the GROWS Annual Holiday Breakfast. Delicious food will be served and a lively program recapping the GROWS year! And the Debra Levy Humanitarian Award will be presented!