Anticipations - August 2013
A monthly online guide to a place where you can anticipate more.

Asbury Antiques Appraisal Event

Uncover the value of the hidden treasures in your home at the Asbury Antiques Appraisal Show. J. Michael Flanigan, who has been offering appraisals on America's favorite antiques show for the past 11 years, will host the event. Bring a treasured item, hear fascinating histories and get a free appraisal from one of the foremost experts in the field.

The show begins at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 20, in Asbury's Rosborough Theater.

Seats are sure to fill up fast, so RSVP today by calling 301-825-9364, or visit

Sign up for Osher

Asbury's Rosborough Theater once again will be the setting for two popular courses offered by Johns Hopkins University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Registration is open now for "A Double Celebration and Discovery: Verdi and Wagner at 200" and "Some Like It Wilder." Classes will be held morning and afternoon each Monday from Sept. 16 through Dec. 9.

For details, call 301-825-9364.

A fresh look for Diamond

Asbury's largest apartment building has a whole new look. The Diamond Apartments just underwent a facelift that includes new carpet, paint, furniture, artwork, shelving and light fixtures for the main level and all residential floors. The common areas were re-designed to include a stone fireplace with comfortable new seating arrangements and a library with beautiful new woodwork and WiFi access.

Only a few Diamond apartments remain available, so call today to take advantage of this newly renovated building.

Need someone to take care of pets and water your plants while you're away?

Asbury Methodist Village at Home can take care of whatever you might need. Whether you'd like someone to fix you a meal, take you shopping, walk your dog or help you get ready for your day, Asbury Methodist Village at Home is there. With a focus on promoting independence and joy, our home care program delivers services to people throughout Montgomery County to help make life easier.

Interested in trying out services or giving them as a gift to a family member or neighbor? For a limited time, purchase 4 hours of service and get 2 hours free.

Call 301-679-0543 or visit

Resident Spotlight: Dr. George Stosur

One of the greatest benefits of living at Asbury is being surrounded by distinguished and accomplished neighbors, like Dr. George Stosur. A scientist/geologist recently retired from the U.S. Government Service, George Stosur is now a part-time teacher and a guest speaker on cruise ships, covering topics such as world energy use, maritime sciences, environmental problems and unusual earth/sea phenomena. He's also an avid gardener with an interesting love story.

Get to know more about George and his wife, Roxanne.

The Asbury Perspective: When is the right time to make the move?

Somewhere between 'I'm Not Ready Yet' and 'I Should Have Done This Sooner' is the sweet spot for making the move to Asbury Methodist Village. On the new Asbury blog, The Asbury Perspective, Krista DiGeorge explores the role timing plays in getting the most out of your retirement lifestyle.

Read Krista's article.

25 reasons why a pet helps you stay young at heart

They're not just cute and cuddly, they can also be good for your health. Our furry friends are natural stress-busters that can give us a renewed sense of purpose and keep us fully engaged in life. Discover the 25 ways your beloved pet keeps you young at heart.

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