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Our 45th Annual Report is out

2018 annual report cover

Want to see what JCA has been up to this past year? Check out our 45th Annual Report and see how many seniors we helped get a ride to doctor appointments and social gatherings. Find out how many miles our buses traveled, and see how some Rockville teenagers spent a morning at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton

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JCA attends SSAI national conference

For more than four decades, the Jewish Council for the Aging has operated its award-winning Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) as a grantee of Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI), and how proud we are about that! During FY 2017-2018, SCSEP provided 46,418 community service hours through the work of 92 paid, on-the-job trainees who

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JCA to open 3rd Kensington Club

And then there were three!  The Jewish Council for the Aging(R) Gorlitz Kensington Clubs has a new location. In collaboration with Montgomery County Recreation, JCA will now serve the needs of adults with early stage of diagnosed memory loss as well as provide care partner respite at the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring.

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Jewish Council for the Aging Receives $706,000 Grant 

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington Receives $706,000 Grant The Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington (JCA) received a $706,373 grant from Senior Service America. Inc. (SSAI) to assist workers age 55 and above return to the job market. About 90 percent of the grant will be used to provide paid training for at least 83 low-income older adults who

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MoCo Council honors Interages’ REAL program

Montgomery County Council honored  JCA Interages REAL program on its second anniversary on July 24th. Staff and volunteers from Interages  and partner agencies MoCo DHHS and Montgomery County Public Libraries won praise for their great work. Reading and Educating to Advance Lives (REAL) connects volunteers with children and their parents through literacy and health activities in Department

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It’s grand slam time

Join JCA and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington on Aug. 19 at Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park when the Nats take on the Miami Marlins. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. for information and tickets, go to shalomdc.org/grandslam.

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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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JCA’s REAL program wins national award

Heyman Interages Center’s Reading and Educating to Advance Lives (REAL) program, which is a collaborative program with DHHS and MCPL, won a 2018 National Association of Counties achievement award. This is the second year in a row that a JCA Interages program has received this award. Tech Connect won last year. REAL connects volunteers with

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