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Village resources: (click on the underlined titles for more information)

Click here to find out which Montgomery County village boundary you may live in.

Learn more about Montgomery County Villages in this

Or read our 2022 Collective Impact Report here

Villages: Reweaving Our Community Connections presented by River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Local resources:
Positive Aging Community - lists of professional resources for home care and rides

Resources for Aging in Place
From Washington Consumer Checkbook

Living and Thriving in Montgomery County
A Guide for Residents Age 60 and older

Montgomery County Senior Services

Rebuilding Together
provides FREE critical home repairs, energy efficacy upgrades, accessibility modifications to low income homeowners in Montgomery County

Senior Call Check pilot program
a free state sponsored telephonic system that does daily checks on participants age 65 and older. 

Transportation options

Other options for free rides

(for counseling about Medicare, medigap, Part D, Medicare Advantage)

Are you Medicare ready? Medicare advice from the National Council on Aging
(for tax assistance at Bethesda Library: call 240 777 2577)

Montgomery County Design For Life
(learn about property tax credits for adding accessibility features)

Suburban Hospital resources

Office of Emergency Management resources

Social and wellness resources:

Tips for Aging in Place 
from the National Council on Aging

Tips on decluttering and organizing
from Order Your Life

Too Much Stuff: How to Get Rid of Everything You Don't Want
by Margaret Engel, Bethesda Magazine

Tips on how to prevent fraud
from  See more resources on fraud prevention here and here.

Round House Theater 
(Offers inexpensive theater classes for active older adults.  Participants in any of the classes are automatically eligible to join "Heyday Players" who are invited to attend dress rehearsals, discussions with the artistic staff, and other social events.)

Live and Learn Bethesda
(non-profit organization providing inexpensive adult education classes in downtown Bethesda)

Washington Metropolitan OASIS (non-profit promoting healthy aging through lifelong learning and active lifestyles. Classes take place in offices at Westfield Montgomery Mall.)

Seniors and Villages in the news:

Bethesda Magazine 2024 "Volunteer groups connect neighbors in need"

PBS NewsHour 2024 "How intergenerational connections help older Americans stay happier and healthier"

NPR All Things Considered 2024 "Most boomers want to stay in their own homes as they get older"

Washington Post 2023 "How — and why — you should increase your social network as you age"

New York Times 2022
"Generation X Volunteers Want to Help You, and One Day Themselves, Age At Home"

Washington Post 2019
"Taking steps to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps to help older adults"

Washington Post 2019 "Aging in place just takes some extra planning"

Aging in Place from Washington Consumer Checkbook Winter 2019

Cable News 76 - Did You Know? November 2018

Montgomery Magazine 2018 
"It Takes A Village"

Washington Post 2018
"Aging Lessons: The things that let you thrive in old age are easier than you think"

TED 2018 "How a new kind of community is creating a better aging experience"

NPR series with Ina Jaffe December 2017 "Sometimes it Takes A Village to Help Seniors Age in Their Homes"

Washington Post 2017 Are you a Perennial? "In search of a word that won't offend old people"

Washington Post 2017 "Want to slow down your aging process? Mind-set can be key, oldest seniors say"

Washington Post 2017 
"Baby Boomers Join Aging at Home Villages"

New York Times 2017
 "Baby Boomers Look to Senior Concierge Services"

PBS Village Story 2014

Bethesda Magazine 2013