Community Events

Son of Former Kensington Clubs Member Shares His Murder Mystery Book

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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JCA’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Was Successful and Fun

Community Events, KC club / By Beri Kravitz / October 10, 2021

volunteer group shot at the Walk to End Alzheimer's

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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Our Virtual Expos are Restarting in the Fall

Community Events / By Suzanne Pollak / July 27, 2021

The Jewish Council for the Aging is holding nine virtual 50+ Employment Expos during 2021-2022. The first one will be on Tuesday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. That will be following by another one on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Montgomery. The third 2021 expo will be …

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JCA Honors its Awesome Volunteers

Community Events, News, Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / April 21, 2021

Tuesday night April 20, the Jewish Council for the Aging virtually honored the hundreds of volunteers who are the soul of the agency. Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School eleventh grader Julia Peppe received the Exceptional Youth Volunteer Service Award for her efforts supporting members of our Gorlitz Kensington Clubs.        Receiving the …

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CEO Gamse Honored For His 30 Years at JCA

Community Events, News / By Suzanne Pollak / January 19, 2021

CEO David Gamse was honored for his 30 years leading the Jewish Council for the Aging and received a proclamation from the Montgomery County Council at its Jan. 19 meeting. Gamse retired at the end of 2020. Council President Tom Hucker called Gamse, “truly a pillar of our community and a force for good for …

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50+ Employment Expos Go Virtual

Community Events, JCA Events / By Suzanne Pollak / December 6, 2020

  Retool, Recharge, and Reinvent Yourself at JCA’S VIRTUAL 50+ EMPLOYMENT EXPOS. Attend as many or as few workshops as you’d like. Network with local employers, training institutions and more. Learn new job-search skills. Our next Montgomery County, MD Virtual Employment Expo for Job-seekers Age 50+ will be held on May 19. Our next Fairfax County, VA Virtual …

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Beacon Holds Virtual 50+ Expo From November Through January

Community Events, News / By Beri Kravitz / October 14, 2020

This year, The Beacon Newspapers 50+ Virtual Expo will remain free and accessible 24/7 for three months — from noon on Sunday, November 1, 2020 through Sunday, January 31, 2021. Come visit Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) there

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JCA 47th Annual Meeting Was A Smashing Success

Community Events / By Beri Kravitz / October 7, 2020

During our virtual Annual Meeting on Sept. 30, JCA installed its new slate of officers and honored all those who helped our organization not only grow but also adapt our programming to meet the needs of our participants during these COVID-19 days and months. Thank you Gil Preuss, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater …

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KC members create ageism art

Community Events / By Beri Kravitz / October 20, 2019

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 stop …

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Our first Walk for the Ages was a success

Community Events / By Suzanne Pollak / September 11, 2019

Walk for the Ages was a huge success Thank you to everyone who helped make our first-ever Walk for the Ages a success. Our walkers, both two-legged and four-legged, also enjoyed making new friends, dancing, doing crafts, playing games and taking selfies at Glen Echo Park on Sept.      

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