GROWS Monthly Meeting

  • 02/05/2015
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906
Please join us for the monthly GROWS meeting. Breakfast will be offered and the networking is unmatched! Registration is not required and the event is free.


Villages: A grassroots approach to aging in place


Miriam Kelty, President,Bannocburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors President, Washington Area Villages Exchange

Mike Greenhut, Founder, Olney Home for Life 

Claire Maklan, President, Silver Spring Village

Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services

The National Village movement has seen a 30% annual growth rate over the past few years.  In the DC metro area alone there are over 50 active and emerging Villages.  Come and learn about this concept and what this means to you as a professional and as a member of your community.  You will hear an overview from the Village Coordinator of Montgomery County and learn about three different Village approaches from local Village leaders.

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