JCA Programs

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

JCA Programs, News / 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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JCA Recognizes Our Outstanding Volunteers

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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LeadingAge Maryland Watched JCA in Action

JCA Programs, KC Blog, KC club, News / By Suzanne Pollak / March 2, 2022

Allison Ciborowski, president and founder of LeadingAge Maryland, visited the Jewish Council for the Aging on Wednesday. That organization chose JCA’s Kensington Clubs Manager Colleen Kemp to receive their Excellence in Innovation award for the way KC staff continued to serve its members during the pandemic, through Zoom classes and programs. She got to see …

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JCA’S Northern Virginia 50+ Employment Expo Is Back!

JCA Programs, News / By Beri Kravitz / November 8, 2021

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Are you a job seeker aged 50+? JOIN US! JCA’S Northern Virginia 50+ Employment Expo Is Back! Friday, November 19th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. via Zoom™   Job seekers and employers can register for FREE 50+ JOBSEEKERS You MUST Register to participate EMPLOYERS: Are you looking for Smart, Talented People?   Questions? Send an …

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Career Gateway, Exployment Expos Featured on “Seniors Today”

JCA Programs, News / By Beri Kravitz / August 30, 2021

Return to work with the Career Gateway!

Here’s what Jodie Rasch, Jewish Council for the Aging’s Manager of Career Gateway and Career Tech, had to say on “Seniors Today.” She spoke about Career Gateway, Career Tech and JCA’s 50+ Employment Expos.  

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JCA’s VillageRides Features New Ad

JCA Events, JCA Programs, News / By Suzanne Pollak / November 16, 2020

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 hep …

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Find Out About Transportation Options During Virtual Meeting

JCA Programs, News / By Beri Kravitz / October 12, 2020

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Montgomery County, Md. and the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington’s Connect-A-Ride are holding a virtual education event Nov. 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on transportation options in Montgomery County, Md. during COVID. Zoom into this educational event to learn about public and private transportation resources available to seniors and adults …

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It’s always someone’s birthday!

Charitable Giving, JCA Programs, News / By Suzanne Pollak / January 28, 2019

Last year, a wonderful thing happened on the way to my birthday: I discovered Facebook fundraising.  My first-ever campaign raised nearly $1,000 in three weeks, and JCA used every donated dollar to sustain or expand senior services that urgently need them.  Are you ready to join me? The only prerequisites are that you yourself have a Facebook account. …

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WTOP’s Howard to speak at employment expo

JCA Programs / By Suzanne Pollak / January 25, 2019

Hillary Howard, the award winning radio and television reporter who has worked in the Greater Washington area for more than 20 years, will be the keynote speaker at JCA’s 50+ Employment Expo in Fairfax, Va. She is the afternoon anchor on WTOP. This year’s Retool, Recharge, Reinvent’s expo will be at the Fair Oaks Marriott, …

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KC’s annual art show is Jan. 27

JCA Programs, News / By Suzanne Pollak / January 9, 2019

Please join us Sunday, Jan. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the Gorlitz Kensington Club’s 6th Annual Art Show, presented in collaboration with the JCA Heyman Interages Center and Arts for the Aging. There will be a music presentation by Arts for the Aging, lots of artwork by KC members and light refreshments. There …

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