2019 Village Dues               

Here is the form to send in with your 2019 dues: 2019 WAVE Dues Form

 

These villages have paid their 2019 Dues:

District of Columbia

  •   Cleveland & Woodley Park Village
  •   East Rock Creek Village
  •   Foggy Bottom West End Village
  •   Georgetown Village
  •   Glover Park Village
  •   Mount Pleasant Village
  •   Northwest Neighbors Village
  •   Palisades Village

 

Maryland

  •   Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors
  •   Bethesda Metro Area Village
  •   Burning Tree Village
  •   Cheverly Village
  •   Chevy Chase At Home
  •   FELD West End Village (Rockville City's Great Falls, Evans, Laura, and Dale)
  •   Hyattsville Aging in Place
  •   Maplewood Village
  •   King Farm Neighbors Village
  •   Mill Creek Village
  •   Neighbors Helping Neighbors of College Park
  •   North Chevy Chase Connections
  •   Parkside Village
  •   Potomac Community Village
  •   Pumphouse Village
  •   Takoma Park: Village of Takoma Park
  •   The Village in Howard
  •   Twinbrook Village
  •   Village at Kentlands & Lakelands
  •   Villages of Kensington
  •   Wyngate Neighbors Helping Neighbors

 

Virginia

  •   Arlington Neighborhood Village
  •   At Home in Alexandria
  •   Lake Barcroft Village
  •   LOWLINC
  •   Mount Vernon At Home
  •   Reston for a Lifetime
  •   Village Drive Village

 

Many thanks to these villages for having paid their 2018 Dues:

District of Columbia

  •   Capital Hill Village
  •   Cleveland & Woodley Park Village
  •   Dupont Circle Village
  •   East Rock Creek Village
  •   Foggy Bottom West End Village
  •   Georgetown Village
  •   Glover Park Village
  •   Legacy Collaborative Senior Village Ward 8
  •   Northwest Neighbors Village
  •   Palisades Village

Maryland

  •   Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors
  •   Bethesda Metro Area Village
  •   Bradley Hills Village
  •   Burning Tree Village
  •   Cheverly Village
  •   Chevy Chase At Home
  •   FELD West End Village (Rockville City's Great Falls, Evans, Laura, and Dale)
  •   Greater Stonegate Village
  •   Helping Hands University Park
  •   Hyattsville Aging in Place
  •   King Farm Neighbors Village
  •   Little Falls Village
  •   Manor Connections
  •   Maplewood Village
  •   Mill Creek Village
  •   North Chevy Chase Cionnections
  •   Parkside Village
  •   Potomac Community Village
  •   Pumphouse Village
  •   Silver Spring Village
  •   Takoma Park: Village of Takoma Park
  •   The Village in Howard
  •   Twinbrook Village
  •   Village at Kentlands & Lakelands
  •   Villages of Kensington
  •   Wyngate Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Virginia

  •   Arlington Neighborhood Village
  •   At Home in Alexandria
  •   Lake Barcroft Village
  •   LOWLINC
  •   Mount Vernon At Home
  •   Reston for a Lifetime

The Value Of Being A Volunteer

This article from the Wall Street Journal really highlights the importance of participating as a volunteer.  Click here to read the article.


 Spotlight on Technical Education in a Digital World

For any of us wanting to improve our technical skills or to learn a whole new subject, there are many resources available, and they are free!  All we need to do is to look to our libraries.  Each of our county public library systems has a host of technical classes on almost any technical topic.  And in Montgomery County there is a new project called Senior Planet (see below).which is offering classes and lectures in several local libraries and senior centers.

Montgomery County:  To see a schedule of public library classes, Click here and then (1) Choose your Dates, (2) Choose your Location(s), (3) Under Event Types, uncheck All Event Types, then check Computers & Smart Technology, and (4) At the bottom left, click the Find button.  Your list of classes appears in date sequence.  To see a calendar of your classes, click the Calendar View button at the top of the page.

DC:  To see an overview of public library classes, Click here.   For a good description of the classes available, click Class Descriptions.  Then to see a schedule of classes, click The Library Calendar in the fourth paragraph.

Fairfax County:  To see a schedule of public library technology classes, Click here.  The Sherwood Regional branch has a computer lab with a full schedule of computer classes (call 703-765-3645 Option 4 for information).

Senior Planet Montgomery County:  The Senior Planet project began in New York City in 2013.  Senior Planet Montgomery County began in 2016 and is offering technology classes and technology lectures in several Montgomery County libraries and senior centers.  Click here to see an overview of Senior Planet Montgomery County.  Then click the Events & Courses button to see Course Descriptions and Times.  At the bottom of the page is a calendar for the Explore Tech Lecture Series.


WAVE Mission and Vision statements  

Please click here to review the WAVE Mission and Vision statements.


Village Guide

The Village Guide is now available. Here is a link to the current draft for your information and comment.


WAVE Directory

Thanks to the work of L. Liddle and others we have a directory of WAVE Villages in pdf format.

Click here to download the directory.

WAVE Discussion Forum


 

Montgomery County Villages

Upcoming Montoomery County villages gathering Sept. 27, 2016 Click here to see flyer

We have been working with Pazit Aviv the Montgomery County Village Coordinator to create a section for you. In includes her monthly emails on upcoming events and a number of links which may be of interest. The Montgomery page  is located under the heading Groups.

Guide to our Web Site

The About Us page has information about WAVE.  Under About Us is a page Our Villages which lists the Villages in the Washington metropolitan area and has a map of their locations. 

The Calendar includes upcoming WAVE and member organization activities.  (Send us information for your village events.)

The Meetings page includes upcoming WAVE-related meetings and information on past WAVE meetings.

The Announcements page is for WAVE and its villages to list information which may be of interest to others.

 


 

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Upcoming Events

23 May
In this free, two-day workshop (open to all Montgomery County residents over age 50) you will learn how to travel to destinations of your choice. You will receive a Senior SmarTrip card to make saving money on transportation easy. Registration required. Please call 301-738-3252
13 Jun
Low Vision Rehabilitation Open House
06/13 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Learn more about Low Vision Rehabilitation services to help maintain independence and improve quality of life!

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by providing services, education, advocacy and innovation. One main program POB offers in the DC Metropolitan area is their Low Vision Learning Centers.

With locations in Bethesda, DC, and Alexandria, POB’s Low Vision Learning Centers offer personalized rehabilitation programming for persons with significant vision loss. Optometrists, who specialize in low vision, work with their patient one-on-one to create a plan to help achieve the activities of daily living they still want to be able to complete, even with vision loss. In addition, there is an opportunity to try and receive
training with different low vision aids and devices.

RSVP: Sean Curry,
15 Jun
This FREE event will INSPIRE, EDUCATE, MOTIVATE

We have designed this day especially for unpaid family/friend caregivers. By attending you will increase awareness of caregiver’s supports, health and wellness programs and lifelong engagement available in Montgomery County. In addition, the Listening Session will allow caregivers opportunity to share their needs with stakeholders.

Hosted by Montgomery County’s Health and Human Services Caregiver Support Program.

Attend and learn how to maintain well-being through support, community connections and education programs.

Event highlights include:
• Interactive sessions designed for family/friend unpaid caregivers. Attend and learn how to maintain well-being
through support, community connections and education programs.
• Stimulating information presentations that welcome caregiver questions.
• Unique caregiver conversations with the County’s African, Latino and Asian American health programs.
• Networking and support for LGBTQIA+ care partners.
• Information Resource Fair featuring (free or low cost) supports available for unpaid caregivers.
• Listening Session inviting unpaid caregivers to share their needs associated with caring for a loved-on at home.

Register online
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