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May ’22 Senior Resouces Guide: Caregiving

May 5, 2022

Caregivers need patience, nerves of steel, creativity, common sense, humor, compassion, and strength. It is hard work. It consumes an incredible amount of time – sometimes even throughout the night – and, sadly, often those needing assistance are not grateful as they struggle to deal with their new reality of not being in charge of …

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JCA Recognizes Our Outstanding Volunteers

April 13, 2022

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington is so proud of all our awesome volunteers. On April 5, we took time to virtually recognize some of the many people who enable JCA to leave a positive effect on so many seniors. During National Volunteer Month, we recognized: Marianne Miller, (pictured) a certified Medicare counselor …

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JCA Celebrates Purim and St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2022

Plates full of poppy seed, apricot and cherry hamantashen and green and white cupcakes were the treats March 17 as the Jewish Council for the Aging celebrated Purim and St. Patrick’s Day. Kensington Clubs members in both the morning and afternoon programs worked on the jigs thanks to the assistance of SCSEP’s Elaine Looney and …

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