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Download the Diverse Elder Coalition's Resources for Providers: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Family Caregivers Toolkit
This toolkit offers up-to-date information on what providers need to know, and key pieces from our comprehensive training curriculum, "Caring For Those Who Care: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Family Caregivers."
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ASA Studios: Podcasts & Webcasts
What's New in Generations
Upcoming Web Seminars
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Sponsored by Right at Home
Tuesday, June 22 | 10:00 am Pacific
Elder Abuse in People Living with Dementia: Considerations for Prevention, Detection and Intervention
Part of the National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center webinar series, supported by the Administration on Community Living
Wednesday, June 23 | 11:00 am Pacific
Caring for Those Who Care: Meeting the Needs of LGBT Caregivers
Sponsored by the Diverse Elders Coalition
Thursday, June 24 | 11:00 am Pacific
Advance Care Planning: What Matters Most to Your Client?
Part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute Series—a Collaboration of n4a and ASA
Tuesday, June 29 | 10:00 am Pacific
Nonprofit Montgomery Budget Advocacy
The FY22 Operating Budget approved Thursday has good news for nonprofits and the people we serve. In addition to new funding for Consolidated Service Hubs, safety net health clinics, and housing, the budget includes increases in nonprofit contracts.
Nonprofit Montgomery strongly advocated for a 3% increase in base budget contracts in all departments. Base budget contracts may extend over multiple years without cost of living increases, which can be harmful to nonprofits as costs increase each year.
We are so pleased that the FY22 Operating Budget includes:
Read our full advocacy alert here.
Share your covid-impact story
We are highlighting nonprofit stories of covid impact on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and asking everyone to share their own stories under the "More Essential than Ever" banner.
We are featuring as many Nonprofit Montgomery member stories on our website. Add your story here!
Acknowledging Juneteenth - June 19th
Juneteenth, observed on June 19th, is the celebration of when many enslaved Blacks received word that they had been freed. Our friends at Nonprofit Prince George's County acknowledges this day as a Day of Remembrance/Service and created this pdf with background, call to action, and more.
Employee Retention Credit 20-21: Do you qualify? Last December the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act was signed into law. This provided further stimulus and support for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more information.
Food Council Upcoming Virtual Training
Data Privacy and Confidentiality Requirements for Food Assistance Providers
June 24, 2021, 10:00am
In this virtual training session, you will learn about rules governing privacy and confidentiality and how to comply with these requirements when you collect, store, and process data about the clients you serve. Co-hosted via Zoom call by the Montgomery County Food Council and the Montgomery Department of Health and Human Services. Click here to register.
Grants & Funding Opportunities Community Care Corps
Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers or directly assist older adults or adults with disabilities with non-medical care to maintain their independence
Request for Applications (RFA) in its COVID-19 Response
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH, or the State, or the Department), Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) is issuing this Request for Applications (RFA) in its COVID-19 response to fund community based organizations to implement strategies aimed to identify, outreach, and vaccinate disadvantaged, vulnerable, underserved, and hard-to-reach populations. Click here for more information.
State Relief Funds for Nonprofits
The MD Department of Housing and Community Development announced a new $20 million in state relief funds for nonprofits. The funds are allocated by the General Assembly as part of the Maryland COVID-19 Recovery Act. $3,475,000 is allocated to Montgomery County. The grants will be administered by the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) by September. Click here for more information.
Non-profit Montgomery: Program & Membership Director
Gaithersburg Beloved Community Initiative: Executive Director
PEP (Parent Encouragement Program): Director of Development and Marketing Manager
Manna Food Center: Program Coordinator
Interfaith Works: multiple openings
Brand and Content Manager
Director of Development
Director of Finance
Foundation & Corporate Relations Manager
Manager of Community & Individual Giving
Carpe Diem Arts: Executive Director
Greater Washington Community Foundation: AmeriCorps VISTA
So What Else: Assistant Director, Youth Development Programs (part time)
Round House Theatre: Development Officer, Individual & Corporate Giving
Identity, Inc.: multiple openings
Bilingual Mental Health Therapist
Spanish and English GED Instructor
Youth Development Specialist
It's More Than Physical Health: Successful Aging Across Cultures
Traditional North American models of successful aging often focus primarily on physical and cognitive health maintenance in later years. A recent study investigated how meanings attached to the concept of successful aging may differ across countries and cultures. Read More
Trending Now: Piloting Telehealth Drones for House Calls in Rural Areas
A team of University of Cincinnati inventors has created a new telehealth drone to improve access to medical services, regardless of location. Read More
Born in the USA: How Burdens Differ for Caregivers of US-Born versus Foreign-Born Recipients
Caregiving can be a stressful responsibility and the needs of a care recipient can vary widely. One study investigated the well-being and burden of caregivers of US-born older adults compared to older adults born outside the US. Read More
Music to Our Ears: Older Adults' Sleep Quality Improves with Music Therapy
A new study included a systematic review of all existing literature on studies assessing remedies for sleep disturbance, specifically on the effect of music therapy. Read More
A Higher Purpose: Examining Links Between Sense of Purpose & Healthy Behavior in Older Adults
A study investigated older adults’ sense of purpose and engagement in healthy behaviors over eight years. Read More
FIRM for Small/Emerging Nonprofits
Have you wanted to register for FIRM, but weren't sure if your organization was big enough or ready for it? Well, this FIRM is specifically designed for our small but mighty nonprofits who are either just starting, intentionally small (budget under $750,000), or exploring future growth.
The training introduces nonprofit leaders and board members to financial best practices for greater accountability and sustainability. FIRM's unique curriculum provides a strategic framework and practical tools to help leaders better understand and implement best practices in financial management.
Questions or not sure if this is right for you? Please contact us and we'll help you figure it out!
Dates: May 24, 26, 28, and June 1 (1-2pm)
Cost: Only $25 per team (up to four)
*Nonprofits are strongly encouraged to attend with one or more board members.
Click here to register your team.
FIRM focuses on strengthening the partnership between staff and board in managing nonprofit organizations for financial sustainability.
What DHHS said about nonprofits and FIRM:
The point of FIRM is to make sure that nonprofits have financial literacy. Nonprofits must be proficient in understanding their financial situation, tracking finances and reporting financial data to the board in a way that enables good decision making. You can accomplish your mission only if you are a financially sustainable organization. Solo Support Group Come join us for an informal, no judgement sharing session for solo-preneurs.
Solo Support Group
Are you the leadership group of one at your organization? Want to chat and learn from others? This is always a challenging role, but especially right now during this unprecedented time.
When: The first Friday of every month at 9:30am. Friday, June 4.
Where: on Zoom, click here to register.
Budgeting Vs. Forecasting with Lescault & Walderman
Find out how these two tools serve very different but very valuable purposes in the management of your organization and in measuring your progress and success.
Lescault and Walderman is a business consulting firm that provides DMV Accounting, Bookkeeping and CFO Services to small to medium businesses in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia regions.
When: June 8, 1-2pm
Who: Everyone is welcome!
Where: On Zoom, Click here to register.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Online Webinar
As life expectancy continues to increase around the world, individuals can hope
to spend one third of their lives post 60 years old. Cities, parks, and recreation play
an important role in shaping one's quality of life. Parks, in particular provide health,wellness, and socialization opportunities, yet only 4% of park users in the U.S.are over the age of 60.
Learn what it means for a community to be Age-Friendly and the work that must continue post-pandemic to ensure communities break down barriers to become more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive for everyone.
Montgomery Parks is dedicated to providing quality services and programs that are inclusive and accessible to all.
Founder and Chair, 8 80 Cities,
Ambassador, World Urban Parks
Associate State Director for Outreach,
Register for the free online session at
Zoom links to the events listed below will be provided to registrants prior to the event
The Maryland Department of Aging, in partnership with Story Tapestries (a local non-profit), is pleased to announce the launch of Share Your Life Stories, an initiative designed to address the issue of social isolation many older adults are experiencing as a result of COVID-19. Share Your Life Stories is designed to give older adults throughout the state a chance to engage and connect with others in a safe and creative environment.
Share Your Life Stories is a series of virtual presentations and workshops where participants listen, learn the art of storytelling, and share their life stories. For those without smart phones and computers, there is telephone access to all events. There are two types of events 1) Storytelling Broadcast and 2) Story Circles. The “Storytelling Broadcasts” offer participants a chance to log on or dial in to hear award winning storytellers. The "Story Circles" events are interactive and give participants a chance to log in or dial in and be a part of small groups to learn the art of storytelling, and share their stories. All events are free of charge for Marylanders 60 and older. Registration is required and available on a first come basis.
We hope you will join us and please share this invitation with friends, family, program participants, colleagues, and partner organizations. Click here for a flyer and frequently asked questions. Stay tuned for additional events coming soon.
UPCOMING DATESStorytelling Broadcast (Watch/Listen)
or call (301) 916-6328 ext #2
Story Circles (Watch/Listen, & Share)
or call (301) 916-6328 ext #2
Our first storyteller is Noa BaumWho is Noa Baum? Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller, author, public speaker, and coach. She focuses on the power of storytelling to heal across the divides of identity and build bridges of peace. Noa is a winner of Parents’ Choice and StorytellingWorld awards and is a member of the National Storytelling Network. https://www.noabaum.com
This project is made possible by the Maryland Department of Aging in collaboration with Story Tapestries, Inc.
For additional information or media inquires, please contact:
Susanne Forno at 410-767-1076 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jordana Carmel, our neighbor in 20895, invites us to join her
Community Yoga classes (4:30 on Wednesdays and 4:30 on Fridays) to help de-stress
during the pandemic. The invitation includes the caveat “Please do not let money
influence your decision of whether or not to join us.” Learn more at Virtual