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

JCA Receives Comcast NBC Grant to Shatter Stereotypes Through Music, Art

June 28, 2021

We are proud and excited to to announce that JCA’s Heyman Interages Center and the JCA Gorlitz Kensington Clubs are winners of The Comcast NBC Universal Foundation’s 2021 Project Innovation Grant Challenge. The Comcast NBC Universal Foundation awarded the funds to non-profits that are strengthening communities through innovative solutions. With this new $13,000 grant, Jewish

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JCA Honors its Awesome Volunteers

April 21, 2021

Tuesday night April 20, the Jewish Council for the Aging virtually honored the hundreds of volunteers who are the soul of the agency. Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School eleventh grader Julia Peppe received the Exceptional Youth Volunteer Service Award for her efforts supporting members of our Gorlitz Kensington Clubs.        Receiving the

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CEO Gamse Honored For His 30 Years at JCA

January 19, 2021

CEO David Gamse was honored for his 30 years leading the Jewish Council for the Aging and received a proclamation from the Montgomery County Council at its Jan. 19 meeting. Gamse retired at the end of 2020. Council President Tom Hucker called Gamse, “truly a pillar of our community and a force for good for

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