Kensington Club

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A VIRTUAL SOCIAL DAY CLUB
FOR PEOPLE WITH EARLY-STAGE MEMORY LOSS

Criteria

The social model is designed for individuals who need supervision and activities but not extensive personal care or medical monitoring in their home.

The Kensington Club’s focus on the strengths and abilities of club members.Activities are planned online to create a safe, caring, and supportive atmosphere.

The Club Applicant:

  • Must have a medical diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage memory loss
  • Must not be in denial of their diagnosis
  • Must have a laptop, computer or tablet with a webcam and microphone, (or accessory webcam) and have a reliable internet connection
  • Must have attention span for a 30-minute program on a screen
  • Must be able to communicate and have a desire to socialize with friends

Benefits

Earlier intervention means a better quality of life. Our program packages provide opportunities for social engagement and support while promoting brain health and stimulation. We offer needed structure in the day.

The Club also offers camaraderie in an environment of acceptance. Club programs draw from individual interests and focus on maximizing skills for those with early-stage memory loss.

I can’t believe how lucky we are to have found such a great place as Kensington Club@Home.Everyone goes the extra mile to make each person feel special.This has been an overwhelming experience for me, but all I see are happy faces.Care Partner

Registration is required.

Please email ckemp@accessjca.org for information on application and dues.

JCA® Headquarters and the
Kensington Clubs’ Main Office

12320 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Within the limits of its resources, JCA serves people of all faiths and from all walks of life. Indeed, we try to be as inclusive as possible in all that we do. Sometimes, however, JCA may deny a person or a group the option to enroll or to continue to participate in all or particular programs and services. We reserve the right to do so, at our sole discretion, should we believe that our action is in the best interest of the individual or program or for any other reason not precluded by applicable law.

JCA may change the nature and fee schedule of its programs at any time and without written notice.

Welcome to JCA Kensington Club@Home

We help older adults with early-stage memory loss. We provide purposeful and stimulating activities at home plus wonderful ways to regularly maintain social connections.

Full description of all program offerings:

  • KC LIVE -unlimited attendance via Zoom at more than 30 interactive and stimulating groups a month - groups with friends, staff and volunteers - with programming tailored to members’ leisure preferences. Group sessions include exercise, discussion, travel, holiday celebrations, art, health and wellness topics, music, poetry and more.
  • KC ON-SCREEN -two new lifelong learning videos a month that provide a “mini-KC” for individuals living with early-stage memory loss. Via the JCA website, you and your loved one could view those videos the day of their release and at any time after for two full weeks.
  • MY MONTHLY ENGAGEMENT PACKAGE mailed to the homebrimming with Paper-and-Pencil Activities for each day of the month. These focus on maintaining cognitive, physical and social functioning of the older adult living with early-stage memory loss.
  • PHONE PALS unlimited “Friendly Chat” telephone visits with compassionate staff and volunteers, arranged to accommodate each member’s schedule and unique needs.
  • CAREGIVER RESOURCESincluding a monthly newsletter written just for you, invitations to monthly presentations by area experts, and Caregiver Connections - a chance to meet online with other caregivers within the KC network.

Dues Packages (Choose One):

Package 1:

PARTIAL SERVICE

$

100

PER MONTH

KC ON-SCREEN, MONTHLY
ENGAGEMENT PACKAGE
, unlimited
PHONE PALS and full access to all
CAREGIVER RESOURCES

Package 2:

FULL SERVICE

$

200

PER MONTH

PACKAGE 1
+ KC-LIVE

PACKAGE DETAILS:

KC On-Screen Video Program & MONTHLY ENGAGEMENT PACKAGE

plus unlimited Phone Pals calls and full access to all monthly caregiver resources.

$100 PER MONTH

  • KC ON-SCREEN -- two new lifelong learning videos a month that provide a “mini-KC” for individuals living with early-stage memory loss. Via the JCA website, you and your loved one could view those videos the day of their release and at any time after for two full weeks.
  • My Monthly Engagement Package mailed to the home brimming with PAPER-AND-PENCIL ACTIVITIES for each day of the month focus on maintaining cognitive, physical and social functioning of the older adult living with early-stage memory loss.
  • Phone Pals: Unlimited “FRIENDLY CHAT” telephone visits with compassionate staff and volunteers, arranged to accommodate each member’s schedule and unique needs.
  • CAREGIVER RESOURCES including a monthly newsletter written just for you, invitations to monthly presentations by area experts, and Caregiver Connections -- a chance to meet online with other caregivers within the KC network.

Tier 1 plus KC LIVE

plus unlimited Phone Pals calls and full access to all monthly caregiver resources.

$200 PER MONTH

  • KC LIVE -- unlimited attendance via Zoom at more than 30 interactive groups a month – groups with friends, staff and volunteers -- with programming tailored to members’ leisure preferences. Group sessions will include exercise, discussion, travel, holiday celebrations, art, health and wellness topics, music, poetry and more.
  • KC ON-SCREEN -- two new lifelong learning videos a month that provide a “mini-KC” for individuals living with early-stage memory loss. Via the JCA website, you and your loved one could view those videos the day of their release and at any time after for two full weeks.
  • My Monthly Engagement Package mailed to the home brimming with PAPER-AND-PENCIL ACTIVITIES for each day of the month focus on maintaining cognitive, physical and social functioning of the older adult living with early-stage memory loss.
  • Phone Pals: Unlimited “FRIENDLY CHAT” telephone visits with compassionate staff and volunteers, arranged to accommodate each member’s schedule and unique needs.
  • CAREGIVER RESOURCES including a monthly newsletter written just for you, invitations to monthly presentations by area experts, and Caregiver Connections -- a chance to meet online with other caregivers within the KC network.

For more information, please email to ckemp@accessjca.org or call 202-735-3464


At JCA, no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in the provision of any care, service or admission subject to applicable laws. JCA strives to be as inclusive as possible in all that we do, and our clients have the right to expect compassionate service from us. Sometimes, we may need to make the difficult decision of denying a person or group the option to enroll in our programs or continue to participate in them. We reserve the right to make lawful decisions that we believe are in the best interest of our clients and each program. JCA may change the nature and fee schedule of its programs at any time and without written notice.

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