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 peopleContinue reading Jewish Organizations Issue Solidarity Statement
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 featuresContinue reading Career Gateway Goes Virtual
JCA would like to share our new guidelines related to COVID-19 in an attempt to keep our staff, volunteers, participants and other VIPs as healthy as possible. Thank you. LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP ONE ANOTHER SAFE. COVID-19, a coronavirus disease, is continuing to spread. Fear about it is spreading even faster. Please let’s workContinue reading Please read before visiting JCA
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) awarded two, two-year grants to JCA – the Jewish Council for the Aging – for its transportation programs. The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at COG recently approved funding for 24 projects that support mobility for seniors and those with disabilities. The Federal Transit Administration’s Enhanced MobilityContinue reading JCA receives $713,000 in transportation grants
“People living just a few blocks apart may have vastly different opportunities to live a long life in part because of their neighborhood,” reports the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “Unfortunately, significant gaps in life expectancy persist across many United States cities, towns, ZIP codes and neighborhoods. The latest estimates of life expectancy reveal differences downContinue reading What is your life expectancy?
JCA’s Kensington Club at Parklawn members created this wonderful piece for an art show entitled, “Raise Your Voice Against Ageism.” The paper was passed around so each member could add his/her own feelings in both wax crayon and watercolor. The words attached to the drawing all came from conversations about ageism. Be sure to stopContinue reading KC members create ageism art
Thanks so much to everyone who attended our seventh annual Kensington Clubs Art Show Jan. 12. We are sure you were as impressed as we all were at the great works of art created by our members. This year’s theme was Reclaim and Repurpose: Works of Art. We collected recyclable materials and the members didContinue reading KC’s art show wowed everyone who came
We are gearing up for our two 50+ Employment Expos and already have employers and resources lined up to help. So come Retool, Recharge and Reinvent with JCA. The first one will be May 4 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hillary Howard, afternoon anchor atContinue reading Mark your calendar for JCA’s 50+ Employment Expos in May