Jewish Council for the Aging, Rockville, Maryland

JCA helps older adults in the Greater Washington, D.C. region maintain independence, dignity, vitality and self-respect.

We are still here for you

The Jewish Council for the Aging is still open for you! Many JCA programs are in full swing! Despite COVID-19, our volunteers and staff are just a call or email away.

While they may not be in the office, that doesn’t mean they aren’t working and busily compiling information we hope you will find helpful. Please click on any and all of our JCA programs– and there are a lot of choices from Senior HelpLine to transportation to SHIP and everything inbetween – for the latest information.

For questions about food resources or emotional help, please go to our Resources Page.

News and Updates From JCA

Please read before visiting JCA

March 10, 2020

JCA would like to share our new guidelines related to COVID-19 in an attempt to keep our staff, volunteers, participants and other VIPs as healthy as possible. Thank you.  LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP ONE ANOTHER SAFE. COVID-19, a coronavirus disease, is continuing to spread. Fear about it is spreading even faster. Please let’s work

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JCA receives $713,000 in transportation grants

February 27, 2020

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) awarded two, two-year grants to JCA – the Jewish Council for the Aging – for its transportation programs. The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at COG recently approved funding for 24 projects that support mobility for seniors and those with disabilities. The Federal Transit Administration’s Enhanced Mobility

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What is your life expectancy?

January 22, 2020

“People living just a few blocks apart may have vastly different opportunities to live a long life in part because of their neighborhood,” reports the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  “Unfortunately, significant gaps in life expectancy persist across many United States cities, towns, ZIP codes and neighborhoods. The latest estimates of life expectancy reveal differences down

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