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.

2018 Productive Aging Award Dinner was a huge success

Thanks to all who attended our 25th annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award Dinner. We hope you had a great time hearing from Frankie Avalon about his career and from CEO David Gamse about the work we do here. Here are just a few photos from our June 3 event.

From left, Frankie Avalon’s family, Montgomery County First Lady Catherine Leggett interviewing honoree Frankie Avalon, Program Chairs Drs. Susan and Alan Miller, Humanitarian Awardees Bobbe and Herb Mintz, and of course, 50’s teen idol Frankie Avalon.

Photos by Harvey and Ira Levine

Download the program from JCA’s 25th Annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Dinner,  June 2018.


News and Updates From JCA

Check out the upcoming Beacon Expos

September 20, 2018

Learn more about the free Beacon Expos happening soon in Springfield Town Center, Springfield, Va. and Silver Spring Civic Center in Montgomery County, Md.          

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Calling all Career Gateway alumni

September 5, 2018

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington is holding its first networking event for all Career Gateway alumni. Please come mingle with fellow alumni, speak to representatives from Adventist HealthCare, the event’s sponsor, about job opportunities and enjoy light refreshments. The event will be held at Pinstripes, 11920 Grand Park, North Bethesda, Tuesday night,

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JCA to honor its volunteers at Annual Meeting

August 20, 2018

JCA’s 45th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony will convene on Monday, October 15 in the Ring House Social Hall on the Terrace Level of 1801 East Jefferson Street in Rockville, Md. (near the Bender JCC). An hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception to honor the JCA volunteer corps will start at 6:00 p.m., and the meeting itself will

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