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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
eanderson@asbury.org
301-250-2057


Active Aging on Display as Asbury Residents Head to Senior Olympics

August 28, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md. 
- “You don’t quit playing because you get old. You get old because you quit playing,” says George Huson, 83, a resident of Asbury Methodist Village and role model for the millions of older adults who refuse to take aging sitting down. Huson, who has been the...

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Seniors Head Back to School Through Osher Partnership and Resident-run Keese School

August 17, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md. -  As thousands of area students once again prepare to hit the books – some excited, many not – residents at Asbury Methodist Village can’t imagine life without school at their community.

Adding to its long-running resident-run program, The Keese School of...

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Asbury Debunks Food Stereotypes with Gourmet Cooking and Own Olympic Chef

July 10, 2012
GERMANTOWN, Md.  - When Evaristo Gustines – Chef Gus – came to Asbury Methodist Village, a continuing care retirement community in Gaithersburg, Md., to interview for an executive chef position four years ago, he worried he might be spending a lot of his time using a can opener. What...

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HGTV’s Vern Yip Hosts “SmartSize with Style” Sessions at Asbury Methodist Village

May 31, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Betsy Monks, 67, an Asbury Methodist Village resident since 2009, knows firsthand the tough decisions that come with moving. The hard lessons she learned compelled her to help others through the process. Today, she works as an organizer for a company providing a...

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German Student Interns Learn Life Lessons During Year-long Residence at Asbury

May 30, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md. – As many American students are starting summer internships or thinking about fall already, three German students are finishing a rather unusual one at Asbury Methodist Village, a continuing care retirement community in Gaithersburg. There, they worked – and lived –...

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Asbury Methodist Village Lives Earth Day Year Round

March 21, 2012
GAITHERSBURG, Md.  -  At Asbury Methodist Village, partnerships both expected and unlikely are creating a significantly positive impact on the environment. From tree plantings with area high school students to large-scale analyses of operational systems with corporate partners, the...

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