Thank you to everyone who joined us virtually Sept. 2 as the Jewish Council for the Aging happily celebrated its 48th year by highlighting the work of its staff and volunteers and welcoming in its new board members. Howard Gleckman began his second year as president. Joining him on the executive board are First Vice PresidentContinue reading JCA’s 48th Birthday, Annual Meeting Was Huge Success
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 VirtualContinue reading 50+ Employment Expos Go Virtual
JCA launched a VillageRides video ad campaign on Thanksgiving to highlight our community organizations who are providing volunteer rides for seniors. The goal of the ad is to recruit new volunteers. This summer, in response to the pandemic, JCA provided customized face masks for more than 300 volunteer drivers so that they could safely hepContinue reading JCA’s VillageRides Features New Ad
Register today for the Jewish Council for the Aging’s virtual 47TH ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS CEREMONY on Wednesday, September 30, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with an after-Meeting “social” on Zoom from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. To register, click here!
Our honorees include
Volunteer of the Year
Staff Member of the Year
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Join us at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Grand Slam Sunday at Nationals Park on August 28, when the Washington Nationals take on the Colorado Rockies. Gates open at 11:30 a.m, when the pre-game fun begins. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. Grand Slam Sunday is a great way toContinue reading Join JCA for Grand Slam Sunday at Nationals Park on August 28!
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] At JCA’s 2015 Productive Aging Award Dinner on April 26, honorees Arlene and Alan Alda had us thinking seriously about what it means to age productively. Their conversation was also punctuated with plenty of laughter. Clearly, one of the secrets to productive aging is a healthy sense of humor! Alan (age 79) andContinue reading 2015 Productive Aging Award Dinner Our Most Successful to Date!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Assistant CEO Micki Gordon appeared on Seniors Today (episode #148) on Montgomery County Cable to share details about our upcoming 50+ Employment Expo in Montgomery County. She and show host Arthur Heyman also discussed the challenges facing older jobseekers and JCA’s other senior employment programs. You can watch the segment below. For more details aboutContinue reading “Seniors Today” Puts Spotlight on JCA’s 50+ Employment Expos (May 26 & June 1)
Join us on Sunday, April 26, 2015, when we will present the Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award to Alan Alda (actor, director, screenwriter and author) and Arlene Alda (musician, photographer and writer). At the dinner, JCA also will present its 2015 Humanitarian Award to Sylvia Greenberg, community leader and philanthropist. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and silentContinue reading JCA to Honor Alan and Arlene Alda at April 26 Productive Aging Award Dinner