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KC members create ageism art

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

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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JCA’s third Kensington Club up and running

And then there were three!  The Jewish Council for the Aging(R) Gorlitz Kensington Clubs has a new location. In collaboration with Montgomery County Recreation, JCA will now serve the needs of adults with early stage of diagnosed memory loss as well as provide care partner respite at the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring.

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Look for JCA at The Beacon 50+ Expos on September 11 & 25

JCA is a proud sponsor of the 50+ Expos presented by The Beacon. Be sure to stop by our table at either Expo to learn more about JCA programs and volunteer opportunities! With two dates to choose from, there’s no reason to miss out on this great community resource. Sunday, September 11, 12 – 4

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2016 Holocaust Observance to Take Place May 1 in Maryland & Northern Virginia

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Yom Ha’Shoah “Seeking Justice 70 Years after Nuremberg” May 1, 2016 JCA is pleased to be a supporting agency for the 2016 Holocaust Observance organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC), to be held this year on Sunday, May 1. During this annual observance, we come together as a

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Registration is Open for ROUTES, a Day of Jewish Learning, on November 15

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Department of Jewish Life and Learning cordially invites you to attend ROUTES, the Greater Washington Jewish community’s quintessential annual adult education conference. Now it its seventh year, this innovative day of Jewish learning will feature 70 thought-provoking sessions in seven hours. From mindfulness to mysticism, relationships to reflections, text study

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Look for JCA at The Beacon 50+ Expos on October 18 & 25

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]JCA is a proud sponsor of the 50+ Expos presented by The Beacon. Be sure to stop by our table at either Expo to learn more about JCA programs and volunteer opportunities! With two dates to choose from, there’s no reason to miss out on this great community resource. Sunday, October 18, 12 –

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Join Us at The Beacon 50+ Expo on Oct. 26

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]JCA is a proud sponsor of this 50+ Expo presented by The Beacon newspapers. This free event features health screenings, flu shots, live music, door prizes and informative exhibits by government agencies, nonprofits and businesses. Be sure to stop by our table at the  Expo to learn more about JCA programs and volunteer opportunities!

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