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It’s always someone’s birthday!

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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NBC 4’s Barbara Harrison is MoCo keynote speaker

Barbara Harrison, a treasured Washington journalist for more than 35 years, is the keynote speaker at JCA’s Monday, April 15th 50+ Employment Expo at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Harrison is best known for Wednesday’s Child and her interesting interviews. If you are looking for work, don’t miss JCA’s 50+ Employment Expo.

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KC’s annual art show is Jan. 27

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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Interages director spoke at roundtable

Leah Bradley, senior director of JCA’s Heyman’s Interages Center, was a panelist at ASA Washington, D.C. Roundtable on Intergenerational Programming: Connecting the Generations. Also speaking was Donna Butts, executive director of Generations  United. The program was held June 26.

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Announcing JCA’s hot-off-the-presses wish list

Here at JCA, we strive everyday, in every way, to help all seniors thrive. Sometimes, unfortunately, our caring staff and volunteers are just not enough. That is why we have put together a wish list of items we need in order to better serve senior adults in the Greater Washington D.C. region. Please, help us

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Join us to learn about your Medicare Choices

JCA’s SHIP, State Health Insurance Assistance Program, is having its next information session Thursday, March 23 at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hill Dr., Rockville, from 7 to 9 p.m.If you are turning 65. You have choices. Come learn what’s best for you at this no-cost information meeting. Registration is not required.

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World Health Org. Praises Montgomery County and JCA

The World Health Organization recognized Montgomery County as one of nine communities throughout the world that stand against ageism. WHO praised JCA’s great programing that pairs senior mentors with elementary school children, guides them back into the workforce, teaches them to become proficient with today’s technology, and finds transportation to doctor appointments and county recreational programs. “Now,

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ABC calls Heyman Interages Program a ‘Harris Hero’

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.    

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