For the Love of Education

Dr. Claudia Warren-Taylor, DNP, FNP-BC is a family nurse practitioner with a strong background in healthcare. She grew up in Jamaica and now has roots right here in Potomac where she has established herself as an active voice regarding senior caregiving through her ownership of five Serenity Gardens Assisted Living communities (read more on page X). She is also the…

Keeping the Care in Caregiving at Serenity Gardens

A few years ago, Dr. Claudia Warren-Taylor personally witnessed the inadequate approach to the treatment of senior citizens. The loss of a loved one was made all the more painful by the substandard quality of health care as her grandmother suffered a stroke and then died alone in a hospital room—because the staff told her family to leave. As a medical…

Every year when May makes its welcomed return to our calendars, we can’t help but sing the line from The Temptations’ “My Girl” that goes, “When it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May.” This month brings with it an abundance of joy—bright blue skies, a rainbow of flowers and, of course, the celebration … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Potomac Area Neighbor’s Club: “An Evening at Norton Manor” The Potomac Area Neighbor’s Club is thrilled to announce its Spring Gala on Friday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Norton Manor in Potomac. “An Evening at Norton Manor” will include appetizers, a full meal and adult beverages while enjoying the gardens and magnificent home of PANC … Continued

One Room Three Ways

There is a lot to consider when redesigning your home. Lifestyle and personal taste are at the top of the list. Expert interior designers like Bethesda’s own Sanctuary Interior Designs understands there are multiple factors to consider when reimagining a room. We asked owner and principal designer Hillary Summerbell to design one space three completely different ways. She selected a small sitting room…

A Trip Well-Planned

As a teacher, Jaime Edlow engaged her students in the wonders of the world by sharing books she collected from exotic travels. Now she engages clients in the wonders of the world as an independent travel adviser specializing in luxury vacations.

Head for the Hill

Georgetown Hill Early School is a thriving nonprofit with 10 campuses and more than 300 employees serving 750 families and more than 1,000 students. Yet, to each individual student and each individual family, it feels like home. And that’s by design. The school was founded 40 years ago by Ellen Cromwell who was a pioneer in the then-new concept of…

‘Water’ You Waiting For?

Potomac Conservancy is the region’s leading clean-water advocate, fighting to ensure the Potomac River boasts clean drinking water, healthy lands and vibrant communities. Donations to the group support three main areas: land conservation, clean water advocacy and community volunteer programs. Specifically, that means donated funds support a staff that researches relevant river issues, forms policy positions, coordinates with partners and coalitions, involves…

Eco Edition

Tee time, anyone? Golf season is here! It’s also the sound of nature springing to life after a long winter’s nap. Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and children are playing outside as the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer. This month at Potomac Lifestyle, we bring you our Eco issue in honor … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Bethesda Teenager Wins Gold Bethesda teenager Justin Haddad didn’t expect to win the gold medal but now is the national champion for his age group in fencing. Hundreds of hopefuls from around the nation competed in the cadet under-17 age group at the USA Fencing Junior Olympic Championships in Denver Feb. 15–18. “It turned out pretty well. I … Continued