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As a constantly active community, Asbury always has a story to share, from community events to innovative new approaches in senior living to resident and associate success stories. See media coverage and our own articles below.


Strathmore & Osher Partnerships

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

With the campus’s proximity to Washington, D.C., and regional arts organizations, residents have always had plenty of opportunities to stay in tune with cultural happenings. Since 2012, the Osher School for Lifelong Learning has brought two of its most popular...

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Forbes Names Gaithersburg Among 25 Best Suburbs for Retirement

For residents of Asbury Methodist Village, the latest Forbes ranking of Gaithersburg as one of the 25 best places in the country to retire is not surprising. The more than 1,300 residents of Asbury are already aware of all the benefits offered by its close proximity  to Washington, D.C . The Shady...

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Couple Heads Out on Fourth 100-Mile Hike

Meet Ron Stevenson and Pam Parmer. Outdoor enthusiasts who have taken three 100-mile walks across England and Scotland, Ron and Pam are heading on another 100 miler through England's Cotswolds region this fall. (View photos below.)

Says Ron, "one of the big advantages of Asbury for us is that we...

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2015 Summer Solstice Party Is Best Yet

To a Big Band beat, Asbury kicked off its fifth annual Summer Solstice Event on June 19 and the word around town is that it was Asbury’s best yet.

This year’s theme was Summer at the Beach, and attendees came in suitable attire complete with shades and a very interesting assortment of beach...

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Gardens of Plenty Bring Great Recipes to the Table

Asbury residents are busy turning their piece of the campus’s communal gardens into a garden of plenty. By late summer, many will no doubt be wondering why on earth they planted all those tomatoes and zucchini. Regardless of this minor downside, the benefits of gardening touch on many areas....

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Asbury Celebrates 20th Annual Art Show

On May 8, Asbury Methodist Village will celebrate its 20th Annual Art Show featuring the works of more than 60 community artists with an opening reception in Parker Hall at 1 p.m. 

"We have a wealth of incredible and very unique talent at this community," says Mia Schulman, who has been helping to...

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