The Virtual Career Gateway Continues in 2022!

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / December 7, 2021

Return to work with the Career Gateway!

If you are 50 years or older and frustrated by your job search, Career Gateway is for you. It will help you hone your resume, polish your networking and interviewing skills and enable you to use the Internet more effectively. Each session of  Career Gateway features 30 hours of small-group classroom instruction over five days, …

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

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

man looking at faces on screens

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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Beacon Virtual 50+Expo Returns

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / November 3, 2021

virtual 50+ expo

For the second year in a row, the Beacon newspapers is presenting a unique Virtual 50+Expo that offers visitors a tremendous amount of informative and entertaining content. The event’s custom-designed website is open and provides immediate, free access, 24/7, to dozens of classes, speakers, and entertainers chosen especially for people over 50 in the Greater …

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JCA Honors its Awesome Volunteers

Community Events, News, Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / April 21, 2021

Tuesday night April 20, the Jewish Council for the Aging virtually honored the hundreds of volunteers who are the soul of the agency. Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School eleventh grader Julia Peppe received the Exceptional Youth Volunteer Service Award for her efforts supporting members of our Gorlitz Kensington Clubs.        Receiving the …

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CEO David Gamse Named 8th Congressional District Local Hero

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / October 23, 2020

David Gamse, and all of JCA  staff and volunteers, were honored that U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin recently named him a local hero. During a 10-minute conversation, Gamse elaborated on issues of aging, several programs of the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) and his upcoming retirement. Said Gamse, “Jamie’s warmth, knowledge and compassion wowed me …

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We’re Seeking A New CEO

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / September 23, 2020

David Gamse, JCA’s CEO for the past three decades, is retiring at the end of this year. If you know anyone who can fill his big shoes, please direct questions, resumes and CVs to search@driconsulting.com.          

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National Good Neighbor Day is Monday, Sept. 28

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / September 23, 2020

    During these uncertain times, we can all be good neighbors by staying connected, especially to seniors aging in place. JCA VillageRides thanks the Super Hero volunteers of our 17 community partners who are helping seniors from becoming isolated by safely giving a ride to the doctor, running a quick errand or checking on neighboring seniors. Look for …

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Look For JCAs New Postcards At A Store Near You

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / August 26, 2020

We hope you like our new postcards that are being distributed in groceries and other stores throughout the area. Check out all the services we offer. If you need assistance or want to volunteer with one of our many programs, give us a call!

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JCA Announces New Board Members

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / August 7, 2020

David Gamse viewing portraits of previous JCA presidents

The Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington, Inc. (JCA), a charitable 501(c)(3) corporation, announces its new and continuing lay leaders with terms beginning at the JCA® Annual Meeting (AM) of Sept 30, 2020. The proposed Executive Committee (EC) members with terms ending at the AM of 2021 are President (Pres): Howard Gleckman; 1st …

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SHIP Has Gone Virtual

Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / July 2, 2020

Many JCA programs have adapted to stay-at-home and social distancing guidelines by going virtual and the Montgomery County State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is no exception. Our free monthly Medicare presentations previously held at County libraries have moved online! If you are about to enroll in Medicare and need more information, SHIP will help …

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