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JSSA Events

MCPS Fall Transitioning Youth Night

MCPS Fall Transitioning Youth Night

Families of students ages 14-21 with Individualized Education Plans are invited to meet representatives from adult service providers, including JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services, at this informational event. The evening will include presentations from: The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) A parent of a young adult receiving traditional services from DDA […]

Friendship Is Ageless: Developing New Relationships

Friendship Is Ageless: Developing New Relationships

It can be hard to meet people, create long-lasting friendships, and find romantic partners as seniors. This Connecting In Friendship program offers a refresher course in communications. Over the course of 4 lively and interactive sessions, single adults ages 65+ will learn the how-tos of developing and maintaining relationships. All sessions meet on Thursdays from 10:30 […]

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia

Potomac Community Recreation Center 11315 Falls Road Potomac, MD 20854 United States This free workshop will provide family members and caregivers with an overview of dementia and how it progresses, plus strategies for improving communication and decreasing frustration for those living with the disease. Panel discussion with: Lylie Fisher, Montgomery County Department of Health and […]

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