Keeping The Well in Well-thy | Supporting a Loved One Diagnosed with Dementia

Uncategorized / By JCA / February 20, 2024

Barbara Archer

Tune in to a new episode of Keeping The Well in Well-thy | Supporting a Loved One Diagnosed with Dementia with Susy Elder Murphy, BA, CMC Dementia manifests in a variety of ways. In its early stages, it can be easily mistaken for mere forgetfulness or the natural aging process. However, understanding its root causes can …

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USAging Offers Brochures on a Range of Topics for Older Adults

Blog, News, Uncategorized / By JCA / March 1, 2023

USAging logo

USAging, the representative organization for the national network of Area Agencies on Aging, offers more than two dozen brochures on many topics of interest to older adults and their caregivers. They are called Consumer Brochures, but they cover a range of topics including volunteering, emotional wellness, home repair, avoiding scams, transportation options, preventing isolation, tips …

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For Kensington Club Members: March Events

KC Blog, Uncategorized / By JCA / February 13, 2023

See Me at the Smithsonian is pleased to announce the following dementia-friendly program dates in March and April: Wednesday, March 1st at 2:00p ET with the National Museum of Asian Art Wednesday, March 15th at 2:00p ET with the National Museum of African American History and Culture Wednesday, April 5th at 2:00p ET with the National Museum of Asian Art To …

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Alzheimer’s Study Focuses on Black Seniors

KC Blog, News, Uncategorized / By JCA / February 2, 2023

smiling senior man with his daughter

Researchers Seek to Prevent Alzheimer’s from The Beacon by Margaret Foster While some scientists are working on medications to treat memory loss, other researchers are looking for ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease entirely. Now a global study is under way to track the brains of healthy older adults who don’t yet have memory loss. Called …

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SCSEP Receives TD Bank’s Ready Commitment Contribution

Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / October 19, 2022

TD Bank’s Ready Commitment $5,000 contribution to JCA’s Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) will go a long way to cover the seemingly small, but still significant, barriers participants face regularly. “These funds will give my team the flexibility to help our participants when they face obstacles that jeopardize their ability to stay enrolled in …

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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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KC Afternoon Club returns

KC club, Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / May 3, 2019

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For the second year in a row, the Jewish Council for the Aging has added an afternoon social day club. The Samuel Gorlitz Kensington Afternoon Club meets Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and includes supper plus all the great activities offered at our three day programs. Starting June 5 and running through September, …

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JCA has 5,000+ FB friends

Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / May 2, 2019

THANK YOU, FACEBOOK FANS! We were wowed (and honored) to learn we just welcomed our 5,000th Facebook friend. Please help us keep growing while keeping up to date with the best ways to enjoy your senior years by clicking here. Learn how JCA might be of help to you or your loved ones by visiting …

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Mark your calendar for JCA’s 50+ Employment Expos in May

Uncategorized / By Beri Kravitz / January 28, 2019

We are gearing up for our two 50+ Employment Expos and already have employers and resources lined up to help. So come Retool, Recharge and Reinvent with JCA. The first one will be May 4 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hillary Howard, afternoon anchor at …

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Louis Gossett Jr. to receive JCA Productive Aging Award

Uncategorized / By Suzanne Pollak / January 18, 2019

JCA is excited to announce that Louis Gossett Jr., best known for his Academy Award winning roles as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman and Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots, will receive the Productive Aging Award at our 26th annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Dinner on Sunday, June 2. The …

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