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Interested in Writing a Blog? 

We are always in need of bloggers! Unlike technical or creative writing, one does not need experience in writing a specific style as the blog you write would be written in your unique style. We would provide you a blog topic (or you could suggest your own topic of interest). Blogs are generally about 500 words. Please contact Manager, Childlene Brooks at cbrooks@uppershoreaging.org for more information or to volunteer. Read More

Give the Gift of Health for the Senior on Your List

Finding the right gift for an aging loved one can be a little tricky. An older person probably already has everything they want and need, but their health needs may be changing. This holiday season; consider their health needs and helping them with a gift that promotes better nutrition and fitness. Help them get started with exercise Some older adults may not know where to start with exercise, but getting into a good exercise routine can help with all kinds of physical and mental problems as they age. Help them get started with a simple activity like walking by giving an easy-to-use pedometer or good walking shoes. For someone who is tech-savvy, you could give a fitness tracker so they can k

The History of Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a non-profit volunteer community service program that helps enable participants to live independently at home by preparing and delivering nutritious meals to qualified homebound seniors 60 years of age or older. Meals are also provided to disabled individuals unable to prepare or obtain adequate meals. The first Meals on Wheels program was started in the Baltimore area in 1960 by Ernestine McCollum of the Maryland Home Economics Association and Beatrice Strouse, who represented the Baltimore Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. They had researched a similar program that was developed in London, England at the end of World War II. The kitchen site where meals we

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