If you live in Montgomery county and are looking for a Village in your neighborhood, click the button below to check out the interactive map on the Montgomery county Health and Human Services website.
The Washington Area Villages Exchange (WAVE) brings together nonprofit villages in the wider Washington DC region to learn and grow, sharing experiences and ideas.
VTV Network Site
The national organization Village To Village Network collaborates to maximize the growth, impact and sustainability of individual Villages and the Village Movement. The Network provides expert guidance, resources and support to help communities establish and maintain their villages.
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The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) seeks to reduce disaster risks through proactive collaboration with local communities and partners. They offer useful guides for seniors, covering disaster preparedness to emergency contact lists.
FEMA for Seniors
Developing a plan in the event of an emergency can be daunting. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has useful tips and guides to assist you in the development of those plans to ensure your safety in the midst of disasters.
File of Life Program
The File of Life enables Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel to obtain a quick and accurate medical history when a patient or family member is unable to.
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The Montgomery County Website for Seniors provides a wide variety of information and links:
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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Website for Seniors covers DHHS services and additional information:
Tax Guide Program
The AARP Foundation Tax Guide Program offers free income tax preparation for seniors during the tax season.
The MD Department of Aging (MDoA) and it’s state-wide network of 19 Area Agencies assists older Marylanders with a range of services and sources of information.
Senior Call Website
MDoA offers a free, opt-in telephone service to check on Maryland’s older residents. Anyone 65 or older with a landline or a cell phone can specify one time per day to receive an automated call.
A Guide to Maryland Law on Health Care Decisions (Forms Included).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention checklist for older adults.
AARP Livable Communities helps communities nationwide become livable places for people of all ages and life stages. Toward that goal, they create tool kits, how-to-guides and a collection of easy-to-use and understand printed and online materials.
Tools and resources from the National Aging in Place Council.
The Jewish Council on Aging (JCA) helps older adults in the Washington, DC region maintain independence, dignity, vitality and self-respect.
Health information from the National Library of Medicine.
Guide for where and how to dispose of unused medicine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Choose Wisely is a movement initiated by the American Board of Internal Medicine that has been developed by more than 40 medical specialty, allied health and consumer organizations to identify the rationale for the use of some of the most common diagnostic tests and therapies