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At the bottom of this page, you will find three buttons and a running display of news and posts from the JCA newsfeed and blogs. Visit the JCA blog “Information for the Sandwich Generation” for news you can use about aging, resources, and staying active and connected. The Kensington Clubs blog shares news about Kensington Club activities, dementia care, caregiver support, and community events. As always, you can filter and search for topics of interest in our complete newsfeed, News & Events.

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Senior Care Referral Site Omits Neglect Findings

May 22, 2024

A May 16, 2024 article in the Washington Post, Senior-care referral site ‘A Place for Mom’ stays mum on neglect, exposes the popular search site, A Place for Mom, as a paid advertising site. While their homepage claims “unbiased recommendations,” interviews and records show skewed testimonials and overlooked violations. The Post reviewed inspection reports and …

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What JCA Does Best

May 21, 2024

In our latest video, we highlight participants from the Heyman Interages Center, the Kensington Clubs, and SCSEP (Senior Community Service Empoyment Program). Each of the participants interviewed shows what JCA does best.

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Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) Program

May 6, 2024

The Maryland Accessible Telecommunicat​ions program provides Maryland residents with an opportunity to apply for free telecommunications equipment to independently make or receive calls.​ Any Maryland resident (age three or older) who has difficulty using a standard telephone is invited to apply. Even if you do not qualify for equipment provided from the State, you may …

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