On Being Mortal – Film and Discussion

2017/03/28 18:45 - 2017/03/28 20:00


Date: Tuesday, March 28
Time: 6:45 to 8:30 pm
Place: Friends House Retirement Community, Miller Center

Please join us for a screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE On Being Mortal. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.

Hospice Caring, Inc. staff will explain their programs and then show the film. This screening is part of a national conversation that brings medical professionals and community members together around the shared responsibility of discussing what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis.

Keeping Seniors Safe

2017/01/24 10:00 - 2017/01/24 12:00

Olney Home for Life

in partnership with

Ross Boddy Community Center

is presenting “Keeping Seniors Safe” a program

presented by the

Montgomery County Police Department

The program will discuss issues relevant to the senior community including fraud, scams, identity theft, emergency needs and more.

Olney Home for Life will provide rides from Friends House.  To reserve your ride, call 301-446-2512

Defying Gravity: What’s your balance like?

2016/10/26 15:30 - 2016/10/26 17:00

October 26, 2016, 3:30PM. Clinic: Multi-station falls and balance screening to determine the Resident’s overall fall risk potential. (4 station tests using either the Biodex equipment or screening tool TUG or BERG). Clinic will be set up as stations in which the balance screen can be administered or have each station highlight a sub-task of the overall screening tool.  Each Resident should leave the Clinic with feedback on their fall risk potential.

June 15 Caregiver Workshop – Sandy Spring Museum

2016/06/15 02:00 - 2016/06/15 04:00

June Caregiver Workshop at Sandy Spring Museum

Please save the date: June 15, 2016 from 2-4 PM for our June Caregiver workshop at Sandy Spring Museum.

Come to this peer to peer gathering for some rest and renewal if you are a current or recent caregiver, local or long distance helper. Learn how gentle seated yoga and other strategies can provide ease from caregiver stress with guest teacher Deborah Boggs and social worker, Becky Gatwood.

Contact Carol Cober to register: 240-418-5603.

Remember caregivers are all ages, elder spouses, midlife adults, moms with young kids. Please help spread the word. Sponsored by Aging Well with Friends.

Thank you!

Health and Wellness Fair

2016/05/26 14:30 - 2016/05/26 17:00

Health and Wellness Fair
Place: Miller Center at Friends House Retirement Community
Date: Thursday May 26,
Time: 2:30-5:00
Invite your family and friends


APG Care
Senior Connection Winter Growth
Olney Home for Life
Embrace Your Space
Blueberry Gardens
Holy Cross Hospice Advanced Nursing and
Home Support
Geriatric Care Counseling Capital Area Food Bank
Push Button Emergency
Montgomery Hospice
Affiliated Sante Group
Financial Planning