Suzanne Pollak, JCA’s Senior Writer/Editor, who also is a reporter at the Montgomery Sentinel, earned several awards this month at the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia’s Press Association Editorial Contest. She took first place in sports reporting for her article, “Concussion fears reduce number of students turning out to play football.” She earned second place inContinue reading JCA senior writer earns several editorial awards
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The United Way campaign to help area nonprofits is set for May 16-17. Please think of JCA so we may continue to Help All Seniors Thrive. Click here https://www.domore24.org/JewishCouncilfortheAging to donate to help senior adults find jobs, attend day programs, volunteer and learn about what this area has to offer for them. JCA thanks you inContinue reading Do More 24 is Wednesday, May 16 to Thursday, May 17
Put on your dancing shoes. As part of Good Deeds Day, JCA will be throwing a Senior Prom, where seniors as well as middle and high school students will be dancing to the hits of the Glenn Miller era. Dance lessons for the waltz, foxtrot and jitterbug will be offered, and there also will beContinue reading Come dance to songs from the Glenn Miller era
Rockville, MD (January 23, 2018) — The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) has approved the award of $681,159 in federal transportation funding for JCA® – the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington — to support two JCA projects. The TPB selected just 17Continue reading JCA receives $681,159 to enhance transportation programs
Here at JCA, we strive everyday, in every way, to help all seniors thrive. Sometimes, unfortunately, our caring staff and volunteers are just not enough. That is why we have put together a wish list of items we need in order to better serve senior adults in the Greater Washington D.C. region. Please, help usContinue reading Announcing JCA’s hot-off-the-presses wish list
Please join us Sunday, Jan. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the Gorlitz Kensington Club’s 6th annual art show, presented in collaboration with the JCA Herman Interages Center and Arts for the Aging. There will be an opera presentation by Arts for the Aging, a chance to view art work from our members andContinue reading 6th annual KC art show this Sunday
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.Continue reading JCA’s third Kensington Club up and running