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’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Was Great Success

October 10, 2021

On Sunday, Oct 10, JCA staff, volunteers and members along with two dozen high school students joined our Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It was held at the Chabad of Potomac.

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Gorlitz KC Members’ Artwork on Display at Bender JCC

September 24, 2021

The Bender JCC’s Art Show, Under One Roof, features a collective work by the Gorlitz Kensington Clubs. After a summer of listening to cicadas, the members drew their own and attached them to a tree. They also included a poem they wrote about the insect’s short life. The work was created in four sessions as

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JCA’s 48th Birthday, Annual Meeting Was Huge Success

September 3, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us virtually Sept. 2 as the Jewish Council for the Aging happily celebrated its 48th year by highlighting the work of its staff and volunteers and welcoming in its new board members. Howard Gleckman began his second year as president. Joining him on the executive board are First Vice President

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