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JCA Connect-A-Ride Plays Vital Role in County’s Award-Winning Program

Blog, JCA Programs / By Suzanne Pollak / June 15, 2022

The Jewish Council for the Aging is excited to announce that Montgomery County’s Free COVID Taxi Rides Program which enables seniors and adults with disabilities obtain free rides for COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and booster shots and pick up free masks and test kits won a national award. Our Connect-A-Ride program is a critical part of …

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Son of Former Kensington Clubs Member Shares His Murder Mystery Book

Blog, Community Events, KC club / By Suzanne Pollak / May 23, 2022

Book Details His Mother’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Decline Table Magazine Executive Editor Wayne Hoffman, whose mother participated in both Jewish Council for the Aging’s Kensington Clubs and Misler adult day care centers, gave an intriguing talk May 23 about his latest book that focuses on both his mother’s decline due to the effects of Alzheimer’s …

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May ’22 Senior Resouces Guide: Caregiving

Blog, News, Publications / By Beri Kravitz / May 5, 2022

young woman helping man with cane walk in the park

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

Blog, JCA Events, JCA Programs, News / By Suzanne Pollak / 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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