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
SHIP Has Gone VirtualJuly 2, 2020
Many JCA programs have adapted to stay-at-home and social distancing guidelines by going virtual and the Montgomery County State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is no exception. Our free monthly Medicare presentations previously held at County libraries have moved online! If you are about to enroll in Medicare and need more information, SHIP will help
Jewish Organizations Issue Solidarity StatementJune 3, 2020
The Jewish Council for the Aging has joined with many of our fellow Jewish organizations in Greater D.C. to condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. On behalf of dozens of signatories, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) issued a Solidarity Statement that reads: …The Jewish people
Career Gateway Goes VirtualMay 18, 2020
Even a pandemic can’t step JCA’s Career Gateway classes. If you are 50 years or older and frustrated by your job search, Career Gateway is for you. It will help you hone your resume, polish your networking and interviewing skills and enable you to use the Internet more effectively. Each session of Career Gateway features