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 forContinue reading National Good Neighbor Day is Monday, Sept. 28
Register today for the Jewish Council for the Aging’s virtual 47TH ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS CEREMONY on Wednesday, September 30, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with an after-Meeting “social” on Zoom from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. To register, click here!
Our honorees include
Volunteer of the Year
Staff Member of the Year
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!Continue reading Look For JCAs New Postcards At A Store Near You
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; 1stContinue reading JCA Announces New Board Members
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 helpContinue reading SHIP Has Gone Virtual
The Jewish Council for the Aging has joined with many of our fellow Jewish organizations in Greater D.C. to condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. On behalf of dozens of signatories, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) issued a Solidarity Statement that reads: …The Jewish peopleContinue reading Jewish Organizations Issue Solidarity Statement
Even a pandemic can’t step JCA’s Career Gateway classes. 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 featuresContinue reading Career Gateway Goes Virtual
JCA would like to share our new guidelines related to COVID-19 in an attempt to keep our staff, volunteers, participants and other VIPs as healthy as possible. Thank you. LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP ONE ANOTHER SAFE. COVID-19, a coronavirus disease, is continuing to spread. Fear about it is spreading even faster. Please let’s workContinue reading Please read before visiting JCA
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) awarded two, two-year grants to JCA – the Jewish Council for the Aging – for its transportation programs. The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at COG recently approved funding for 24 projects that support mobility for seniors and those with disabilities. The Federal Transit Administration’s Enhanced MobilityContinue reading JCA receives $713,000 in transportation grants
“People living just a few blocks apart may have vastly different opportunities to live a long life in part because of their neighborhood,” reports the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “Unfortunately, significant gaps in life expectancy persist across many United States cities, towns, ZIP codes and neighborhoods. The latest estimates of life expectancy reveal differences downContinue reading What is your life expectancy?