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A resident takes part in the Beloved Community tree-planting event with the Gaithersburg City Parks and Recreation Dept.

Scroll down to see some of the newsworthy events that occurred at Asbury Methodist Village. For more information about any of the programs discussed in these releases, please contact:

Eric Anderson
Director of Communications, Asbury

Asbury Methodist Village expands home care services to Montgomery County, Md.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Asbury Methodist Village has launched a new not-for-profit home services agency assisting older persons who wish to age in place safely and independently.

Called Asbury Methodist Village at Home, the agency is located on the continuing care retirement community’s campus and is...

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Retirement community residents happy with love the second time around

GERMANTOWN, Md. -  Mary Waldron, 83, isn’t afraid to tell the world about finding love the second time around with Billy Ball, 87, now her husband. “It sounds so ridiculous. I was as bad as any teenager. I was absolutely overcome that this wonderful thing happened at this point in my life. It was...

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Fitch Upgrades Asbury Communities MD Obligated Group to BBB Stable

GERMANTOWN, Md. -  Fitch Ratings, a leading global ratings agency, announced on December 4 that it has upgraded the Asbury Communities Maryland Obligated Group to BBB with a Stable outlook from the previous rating of BBB-. “We are very pleased to see this affirmation of Asbury’s financial strength,...

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Volunteering never goes out of style!

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -  A dozen female models, volunteers ages 65 through 90, will walk the Fall Fashion Show runway Wed., Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. at Asbury Methodist Village’s Rosborough Cultural Arts and Wellness Center. The show benefits the Alzheimer’s Association, and afterwards, attendees can “shop”...

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Seniors with Memory Loss Find Meaning in Smart Sacks Food Program

September 17, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md. -  September is Hunger Action Month. It’s no secret that for many families food has become the greatest household expense, and often, there simply isn’t enough food. Local elementary school students considered at risk of hunger, however, have come to depend on...

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Retirement Communities Build in Support as Resident Caregiver Numbers Climb

September 5, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md.  -  Two weeks before Aurora Sevilla was set to move with her husband to Asbury Methodist Village, he suffered a massive stroke. This was not his first health crisis; a series of smaller strokes had left him unable to qualify for long-term care insurance.


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