Sharing resources enriches our community and our lives. Most of the resources listed are free.  If there is some cost associated with the program, we have noted that with “$”.   If you have information you think will help your neighbors to remain independent, healthy and stimulated as we age “in place”, please contact or call us at 301-320-3267.  Resources are grouped in the following categories:

  • General Resources for Seniors: Multiple Topics
  • Stay in Your Own Home
  • Stay Healthy
  • Brain Health and Wellness
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Emergency Planning
  • Medicine Safety
  • Planning Ahead

 General Resources for Seniors: Multiple Topic

Living and Thriving in Montgomery County: A Guide for Residents 60 and Over

A comprehensive guide of services and resources available in the Montgomery County and provide tips on where to learn more. You'll find a range of core topics for seniors and caregivers, with information about local resources that address them including:

  • Planning Ahead
  • Living in the Setting of your Choice
  • Staying Healthy
  • Staying Connected
  • Getting Around
  • Caring for an Aging Parent or Love One
  • Finding Information

National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health

NIA website offers information on a variety of health and aging related topics from A-Z.


New York Times $

Written by Paula Span, a twice-monthly column that appears online and in the print Science Times section on alternate Tuesdays, The New Old Age lives—and the list of subjects tackled keeps lengthening.

Disrupt Aging

A project of AARP, DisruptAging is an online place to have a new conversation—often funny, sometimes raw, always honest—about how people want to live and age.

The projects celebrate those who “own” their age and will feature new ways of living and aging, and the products and solutions that make this possible.  The project will partner with companies and communities to create new solutions for people as they age.



 Stay in Your Own Home

AARP HomeFit Guide

The AARP HomeFit Guide was created to help people stay in the homes they love by turning where they live into a "lifelong home," suitable for themselves and anyone in their household.  The guide provides lessons, suggestions and practical solutions.

Aging in Place: Growing Old at Home

This article contains suggestions to help you find the help you need to continue to live independently. 



Join a “Village”

Villages are a local, volunteer-led, grassroots organizations that aim to support community members who choose to age-in-place. They foster social connections through activities and events and coordinate volunteer help at home using neighbor helping neighbor model .


Stay Healthy

Eating Healthy: NIH

Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Use these tips to choose foods for better health at each stage of life.

Falls Prevention: CDC

This checklist asks about hazards found in your home.  For each hazard, the checklist  tells you how to fix the problem. At the end of the checklist you will find other tips for preventing falls.

Exercise and Physical Activity

Exercise and physical activity are an important part of healthy aging that can help prevent diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions affecting older adults. To help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life, NIA created the Go4Life campaign offering free, evidence-based resources for older adults in one convenient place.



Montgomery County Department of Recreation: Senior Sneaker Program

Rec Senior Sneaker Program - Offers special annual pass is for those 55 or older. It is good for access to any Community Center Exercise Room and Open Gym during the Center's normally scheduled hours.

Montgomery County Department of Recreation

Seasonal Offerings of activities published every quarter including programs for seniors.

Professional People (Recommended by our Villagers)

Explore Your Transportation Options



Our Issues in the News


The Montgomery County Commission on Aging (COA)

Serves as an advocate for the health, safety and well-being of the County’s older residents. The Commission supports both safety net services for the frail elderly and programs to meet the interests and needs of older adults who want to age in their communities.  The COA identifies significant issues where its voice on the needs of seniors can make a difference

Seniors Today

A monthly program produced by the Montgomery County Commission on Aging. Hosted by Austin Heyman, a member of Little Falls Village, this program is devoted to issues of interest to seniors living right here in Montgomery County.



 Washington Area Villages and Organizations

Village to Village Network






The mission of the Village to Village Network, the national organization of aging in place villages, is to enable communities to establish, and effectively manage, aging-in-place Villages.

Washington Area Village Exchange







WAVE is the local organization of villages in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.


Capitol Hill Village  VtV

Cleveland Park Village  VtV

Dupont Circle Village VtV

East Rock Creek

Far SE Senior Village – – In development

Foggy Bottom/West End Village VtV

Georgetown Village  VtV

Glover Park Village  VtV

Northwest Neighbors Village  VtV

Palisades Village  VtV

Pennsylvania Avenue Village East

Waterfront Village

Ward 7 Deanwood Village – In development

Ward 7 ERFSC KEEN Seniors Program

Mill Creek Village

Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) Cabin John

Northwest Neighbors Connecting (Baltimore) –

Olney Home for Life

Potomac Community Village

1 Corridor Village – In development

Silver Spring Village  VtV

Takoma Park Village

Town of Garret Park Seniors Committee

Wyngate Neighbors Helping Neighbors (WNHN)

Arlington Neighborhood Villages   VtV

At Home in Alexandria  VtV

Braddock District Council Aging in Place Program This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lake Barcroft Village  VtV

Herndon Village Network

McLean Community: A Village for all Ages

Mosby Woods Village

Mount Vernon at Home  VtV

Reston for a Lifetime

Reston Useful Services Exchange

Vertical Village at Wildwood  VtV

22202 Neighbors United (22202 NU) VtV

Shepherdstown SAIL  VtV