What could be better in the dead of winter than thinking about an early spring hike along the canal towpath, that glorious National Historical Park that runs all the way from Georgetown to Cumberland, MD?
Chevy Chase At Home
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Your Life, Your Home: Modifying Home Environments to Enhance Independence and Quality of Life as We Grow Older
If you're determined to stay in your home, learn how you might make it possible at a special Chevy Chase At Home program on Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Chevy Chase At Home presents a health lecture by oncologist Dr. Carolyn B. Hendricks on the latest in breast cancer treatment and management (Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Chevy Chase Village Hall).
Monday, December 17, 2012
Would a shuttle bus linking the Town of Chevy Chase with downtown Bethesda be useful to you?
A shuttle bus connecting the Town of Chevy Chase with downtown Bethesda (including, possibly, Bethesda Row and the Bethesda Metro station) is under discussion, Bethesda Now reported. At the town's December council meeting, shuttle bus idea originator Chevy Chase At Home—an organization that helps senior citizens live at home with a little help from volunteers—"decided to develop potential shuttle routes through a committee before holding a public hearing sometime early next year," Bethesda Now added. The shuttle bus routes could cost the town between $89,000 and $118,000, depending on the hours during which the shuttle bus would be operational. "Town manager Todd Hoffman said about 125 people responded 'yes' to the question of using a …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Judith Martin, aka "Miss Manners," will speak at Chevy Chase At Home's open house this Sunday, Dec. 2. Free, but reservations required.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Poker party, golf courses, the weather and more.
Good morning, Chevy Chase! It's Monday, April 10, and here are five things to know today: 1.) Temps in the upper 50s and partly sunny skies are expected today, with a chilly evening as lows dip into the mid 30s. 2.) Chevy Chase at Home is hosting another poker party from 2:00-4:00 p.m. 3.) Did you vote in our latest Reader’s Choice Poll for best public golf course? You still can! 4.) Stay up-to-date with the latest news in Chevy Chase by following Chevy Chase Patch on Twitter (@ChevyChasePatch) and "liking" the Chevy Chase Patch fan page on Facebook. 5.) Today in history: Forty-two years ago today, Paul McCartney announced the breakup of The Beatles.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Chevy Chase At Home hosted one of the first St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Chevy Chase on March 6.
Chevy Chase At Home, a social and helping-hand organization for senior citizens in Chevy Chase, celebrated one of Chevy Chase's first St. Patrick's Day celebrations of the year at a Meet and Mingle gathering at Chevy Chase Village Hall on Tuesday, March. 6. Ned Fenwick, a member of the Rockville High School Pipe Band, entertained the group on the Scottish bagpipes, and David Almy, a Chevy Chase native and graduate of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, performed on the guitar, with Hal and Cheryl Gearhart singing. The program included a wide range of familiar tunes, including songs popularized by Dean Martin, songs by the Beach Boys and more. Attendance was strong and included many new faces, reported attendee Frances Pitlick. Join Chevy …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Authors of "The Placenames of Chevy Chase, Maryland," speak with members of Chevy Chase At Home about the town's history.
Chevy Chase’s richly illustrated history book—“The Placenames of Chevy Chase, Maryland"—has proved so popular that it’s now in its third printing. Co-authors Francis Stickles and Joan Marsh spoke Tuesday afternoon at a gathering of members of Chevy Chase At Home, an organization that helps senior citizens to maintain independent living in their own homes. The authors originally began compiling the book as a way to showcase the photographs of Eleanor Ford, a long-time curator of photographs for the Chevy Chase Historical Society, said Stickles. But the project turned into a fully-fledged book. Chevy Chase used to be rural farmland, with “deep woods, farm fields and country roads,” wrote Chevy Chase resident Vita Ord Alexander, whom Stickles…
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Six-month trial membership is available all week.
Chevy Chase At Home, the all-volunteer organization that helps older neighbors remain independent in their homes, is offering a special trial membership this month in honor of Independence Day. The six-month trial membership is available all week at $125—half the price of a full-year membership. Call Chevy Chase At Home's office number, 301-657-3115, and leave a voicemail message if you are interested in joining the organization with this discounted membership fee. The organization’s administrator, Janet Regan, will return your call. Or, contact Regan by email at email@example.com. Chevy Chase At Home provides supportive services (rides, recommendations for help with household maintenance, etc.) as well as cultural, education …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Poetry therapist Wendi Kaplan encourages memoir-writing workshop participants to start small—with memoirs just six words long.
Memoirs needn’t be weighty tomes taking years to write and even longer to read. Memoirs can be as short as six words, said Wendi R. Kaplan—a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and poetry therapist—to a roomful of Chevy Chase residents gathered at the Village Hall for a Tuesday afternoon memoir-writing workshop sponsored by Chevy Chase At Home. Citing Ernest Hemmingway’s famous six-word short story (“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”), Kaplan—who has over 25 years of experience helping people define and move toward self-fulfillment through creative self-expression—encouraged every audience member to write a six-word memoir on a note card. After a few minutes, the memoirs were written. Some participants shared them with the …