May ’22 Senior Resouces Guide: Caregiving

Blog, News, Publications / By Beri Kravitz / May 5, 2022

young woman helping man with cane walk in the park

Caregivers need patience, nerves of steel, creativity, common sense, humor, compassion, and strength. It is hard work. It consumes an incredible amount of time – sometimes even throughout the night – and, sadly, often those needing assistance are not grateful as they struggle to deal with their new reality of not being in charge of …

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Virtual Reality allows seniors to see the world without leaving home

News, Publications / By Beri Kravitz / March 3, 2022

seniors with VR goggles

Virtual reality helps seniors not only by boosting their mood, but also by promoting brain activity – both of which reduce overall healthcare costs over time. Using virtual reality reality headsets, a senior can experience many of the same benefits without having to be outwardly social. Residents [of nursing homes] do not have to come …

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Dec. ’21 Resource Guide: Communication Involves More Than Just Talking

News, Publications / By Beri Kravitz / December 9, 2021

It has been a while since one-on-one, in-person conversations and meetings were the norm. Communicating via Zoom never truly felt right, but at least there was that. This Senior Resources Guide, hopefully, will help you deal with the challenges of communicating in person, attending card games and meetings, and generally getting out and about with …

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Our 47th Annual Report Is Out

News, Publications / By Beri Kravitz / November 25, 2020

Want to read about what our dedicated staff and volunteers have been doing this past year? Please check out our hot-off-the-presses 47th Annual Report. Just to give you a sneak preview, we strove to keep our isolated seniors engaged through Zoom videos, bingo games, poetry readings, song and Yoga. Our Career Gateway! employment workshops continued …

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Time to change the conversation

News, Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / July 10, 2019

Perhaps it’s time to sit down with your grandparents, aunts and uncles and other loved ones who aren’t quite as spry as they used to be. You may think you know what they are thinking about growing older, but then again, you just might be wrong. If you want to know what some people from …

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Our 43rd Annual Report is Out

Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / November 25, 2016

Our annual report is hot off the presses. Click here to read about what a great year we had helping all seniors thrive.

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JCA’s September 2016 Senior Resources Guide is now Online!

Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / September 22, 2016

The latest edition of JCA’s Senior Resources Guide, which focuses on Aging in Place, is now available. Learn ways to fix up your house and get around, even if you don’t drive. The guide discusses the latest technology to help you stay safe and healthy while you age in place. It also includes tax credits …

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JCA’s July 2016 Senior Resources Guide is Now Online!

Featured Item, Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / July 8, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The latest edition of JCA’s Senior Resources Guide, which is published as an insert in Washington Jewish Week, is hot off the presses. Better yet, for the first time ever, WJW has made the Guide available to peruse online! Entitled Amazing Facts and Free Senior Resources, this edition has a special connection to JCA’s …

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JCA’s Winter 2015-2016 Newsletter Now Available

News, Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / December 28, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The Winter 2015-2016 edition of Access JCA is now available. In this issue: Austin Heyman: Friend and Hero Our Quarter-Century Club Gets a New Member President’s Message Happy Birthday JCA! (42nd Annual Meeting Recap) Click on the newsletter image to read online. You may also use the menu at the bottom of the viewing …

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JCA’s 42nd Annual Report Now Available – Read it Online or Request Your Copy Today!

News, Publications / By Suzanne Pollak / October 10, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Our 42nd Annual Report tells the story of JCA’s growth and accomplishments from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. Click on the report title or cover image to read online. While viewing the report, you can also use the menu at the bottom of the screen to print or download. [real3dflipbook id=”2″] To request a …

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