Rather than disconnect at home during the Covid-19 uncertainty, it is important we NEST WELL and develop social connections, maintain carer support, and nurture personal health and wellness.
Engage@HOME is a YouTube Channel offered by Montgomery County MD's Caregiver Support program. New episodes are uploaded daily to support wellness and provide trusted updates. Engage@HOME features topical interviews, stories about quality resources, and opportunities to connect with oth
The American Muslim Senior Society in partnership with the Islamic Center of Maryland is pleased to announce our first successful distribution of boxes of dried food for 30 isolated older adults and under-served families. ICM students collected and packed the boxes and designed handwritten outreach greeting cards that were placed in the individual boxes to our families in need. AMSS ambassadors included special sanitation towels and masks provided by one of our Stakeholders,
We are thinking of you during these uncertain times and understand the toll that social distancing may be taking on those you serve. We know that loneliness and social isolation is one of the largest risk factors for elder abuse and exploitation. Here are some tips, updates, and news. We hope you find this information useful. Staying Connected and Combating Loneliness Senior Call Check Program (1-866-50-CHECK): a free, opt-in, telephonic service to check on Maryland’s older r
Administrator, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the pandemic. We’re warning Medicare beneficiaries that scammers may try to use this emergency to steal their Medicare number, banking information, or other personal data. Unfortunately, scammers come out of the woodwork during times of uncertainty
AMSS Latest News! We started the planning for our exciting year of innovative programs with many activities and meetings with our collaborative partners including, AMSS Stakeholders Advisory Council, Health and Long- Term Care Outreach Ambassadors, and community partners. Transportation Options and Resources The Muslim Advisory Council (MAC), is looking for transportation options for diverse communities. In February AMSS hosted an informative transportation meeting with Shawn
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