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Montgomery County Senior Resources and Reports
  • Montgomery County DHHS Website for Seniors
  • Montgomery County Seniors Today - archive of television shows with information of interest to Montgomery County seniors
  • File of Life - The File of Life packet enables Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel to obtain a quick and accurate medical history when a patient or family member is unable to offer one.  Click on the link in the website to print a version that you can complete and put on your refrigerator.
  • Transportation information for seniors and adults with disabilities - http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/Resources/Files/flyers/Senior_Transportation-flyer_5-2015_ENG.pdf

 

National Council on Aging

Tools and resources to help older adults stay independent.  Also good information for caregivers of seniors.  Click here:  https://www.ncoa.org/for-older-adults-caregivers/.

 

Montgomery County Resources for Residents of All Ages
 
Livable Communities Report

n4a, which is the national organization that represents the Area Agencies on Aging, has recently published a wonderful report on what communities around the nation are doing to improve tehir livability. The author of this report, Stephanie Firestone, is a Montgomery County resident and attended the May 12, 2015, Villages Gathering.  You can read the report here: www.n4a.org/files/n4aMakingYourCommunityLivable1.pdf

Loan Closet, operated by the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department

The KVFD has a very small loan closet that is open 1 hour per week.  They  take donated items and loan them to people who call 301-929-8000 needing such things.  Examples include walkers and other mobility assistance devices.  They asked that we not list anybody's name but just list the non-emergency # above; the person who answers the phone can help arrange the pick-up.  [Thanks to Toni Ward for this important information!]

Hospice Caring free services

Hospice Caring provides non-medical support services, without charge, to Montgomery County adults and children facing a life-threatening illness or grieving the death of a loved one http://www.hospicecaring.org.

Keeping Seniors Safe -- MoCo Dept. of Police

Montgomery County Department of Police has a program called Keeping Seniors Safe. They offer presentations about home and personal safety, fraud and scams, legal resources, and more. To invite them, call 240-773-5625.


Special Thanks to: Andy Fraser of Sandglass for technical and development assistance and Jill Gallagher for logo design.

 
Villages of Kensington, Inc., does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, housing status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical, mental, or developmental disability.