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.Continue reading It’s always someone’s birthday!
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,Continue reading WTOP’s Howard to speak at employment expo
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. ThereContinue reading KC’s annual art show is Jan. 27
Rockville, MD (January 23, 2018) — The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) has approved the award of $681,159 in federal transportation funding for JCA® – the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington — to support two JCA projects. The TPB selected just 17Continue reading JCA receives $681,159 to enhance transportation programs
We are very proud to announce that Tech Connect, a program of JCA’s Heyman’s Interages Center and Montgomery County’s Department of Parks and Recreation, was just named one of the National Association of Counties 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work. “These brilliant ideas can serve as examples for counties across the country. Though no two ofContinue reading Tech Connect, a brilliant idea
JCA’s Heyman Interages Center brings school children and isolated older adults from senior facilities together in a mentoring program. Watch this ABC video to see students at Gaithersburg High School work together with JCA volunteers he program in action and you’ll understand why it was chosen as one of Leon Harris’ heroes.Continue reading ABC calls Heyman Interages Program a ‘Harris Hero’
Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts October 13, 2016 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign upContinue reading The Career Gateway – Next Class Starting Oct. 13 – Sign Up Now!
If you’re age 50 or better, we invite you to learn about volunteering with the JCA Heyman Interages® Center. Interages volunteers serve throughout Montgomery County in a variety of programs that help children and youth unlock their potential. Our programs serve pre-K through high school, and you can work with youth one-on-one or in smallContinue reading Become an Interages Volunteer and Inspire Young Minds!
The Tired Faces campaign uses serious images – faces symbolically blemished by tire treads – to remind drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to look out for one another and follow traffic safety laws. Now, a new group of Tired Faces ads is putting the spotlight on the safety of older pedestrians. “It’s a serious campaign forContinue reading Tired Faces Campaign Promotes Safety for Older Pedestrians
JCA’s Ride Smart workshops help small groups of older adults learn to use public transportation options and otherwise navigate the National Capital Region. In this two-day workshop, seniors learn How to travel to destinations of their choice How to read Ride-On & Metro bus schedules How to read the Metro system map and understand fareContinue reading Ride Smart Workshops Offered on June 16 & 17 and June 23 & 24