An "Introduction to Square-Foot Gardening" will be offered from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 14, 21, and 28, at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road in
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Members of the
Trained volunteers will be available through April 5 at the O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1275
The Department of Aging and Disabilities has revised and updated a booklet on community support groups. Information in the booklet focuses on groups for care giving,
Brochures on residents' rights in
Information on assisted-living homes and other housing options for seniors has been updated on the county Department of Aging and Disabilities website at http://www.aacounty.org/aging.
The Foster Grandparents Program of the county Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteer grandparents to mentor children with special needs. Volunteers serve 15 to 40 hours a week, providing mentoring, tutoring, advice and attention. Volunteers also teach life skills to children in special education classes and provide staffing for a homeless shelter, family support center and other agencies. Activities may include reading stories, listening, helping children feed themselves, setting the table, working with puzzles, and helping children learn colors, numbers and the alphabet. Volunteers must be income-eligible and at least 60 years old. Benefits include a tax-free stipend, paid training, vacation, sick leave, free transportation, lunch and a physical exam. Information: 410-222-4464.
The following activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818:
Valentine's Day party featuring jazz and blues music with Doug Everton will be held beginning 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14. Members are encouraged to wear red. Refreshments will be served.
Leap Year party celebrating the center's African-American heritage takes place at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 29. Refreshments will be served.
The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922:
A 'Sweetheart Dance' featuring the music of the 1940's Band will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. Refreshments will be served.
Movie As part of the center's
Memoir writing A course on autobiographical writing meets from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. There will be an opportunity to learn listening and interviewing skills, writing tips and proofreading. Registration required.
The following activities will be offered at the
Health insurance A representative from the
The following activities will be offered at the South County Senior Activity Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Information: 410-222-1927.
Advance medical directives At 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, Wanda Raleigh, director of the Guardianship Program at the Department of Aging and Disabilities, will present a program addressing the importance of signing medical advanced directives.
The following activities will be offered at the O'Malley Senior Activity Center, 1270 Odenton Road, Odenton. Information: 410-222-6227:
Quilt Club Participants can help one another with projects and learn ideas and techniques every Friday at 1 p.m. at the O'Malley Annex. Machines are available. New members welcome.