[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text] More than 49 million adults, 15% of adults living in the United States, are aged 65 or older, up from 13% just six years ago. Here in Maryland, the percentage of seniors is increasing even faster! When seniors no longer drive,Continue reading VillageRides Volunteer Drivers are a Gift to Seniors!
Join us on Sunday, April 26, 2015, when we will present the Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award to Alan Alda (actor, director, screenwriter and author) and Arlene Alda (musician, photographer and writer). At the dinner, JCA also will present its 2015 Humanitarian Award to Sylvia Greenberg, community leader and philanthropist. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and silentContinue reading JCA to Honor Alan and Arlene Alda at April 26 Productive Aging Award Dinner
The winter edition of the Access JCA newsletter is hot off the presses, featuring a profile of longtime JCA supporters Ken Simonson and Jan Solomon, highlights from our Annual Meeting and more! Click here to download.Continue reading JCA’s Winter Newsletter Now Available!
Thanks to a stream of five-star reviews penned by volunteers, donors, board members and people who have benefitted from its programs and services, the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington was recently recognized as a 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits. The reviews on GreatNonprofits, which is the largest rating service for charitable organizationsContinue reading JCA Recognized as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
Giving Tuesday 2014 is just one week away (on Tuesday, December 2), and JCA is excited to participate in this day devoted to celebrating and promoting charitable giving. Wondering how you can get involved? Here are seven ways to give more on Giving Tuesday. 1. Shine a spotlight on nonprofits. The simple brilliance of GivingContinue reading 7 Ways to Give More on Giving Tuesday
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On October 29, JCA’s Heyman Interages® Center was the focus of “Connecting Our Community” on Montgomery Community Media. The conversation features Bill Torrey, who has volunteered with Interages since 2011, and Tricia Wilson, assistant director of the Interages program. Watch below to learn more about the many ways Interages is making a difference — andContinue reading Interages Program Featured on “Connecting Our Community”
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you age 50+ and looking to enter or return to the workforce? The Career Gateway! program was designed just for you. This innovative series of workshops features: Individual attention and small classes A long-term mentor Intensive training Comprehensive take-home materials Tips for creating or improving your LinkedIn Profile The next session of Career GatewayContinue reading Career Gateway Class Starting Nov. 10 – Sign Up Now!
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]JCA is a proud sponsor of this 50+ Expo presented by The Beacon newspapers. This free event features health screenings, flu shots, live music, door prizes and informative exhibits by government agencies, nonprofits and businesses. Be sure to stop by our table at the Expo to learn more about JCA programs and volunteer opportunities!Continue reading Join Us at The Beacon 50+ Expo on Oct. 26
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since January 2014, JCA has been helping scores of older passengers travel safely to and from five Montgomery County senior centers, where they participate in a wide range of recreational activities and benefit from important health services, too. The video below from Montgomery County Recreation provides a glimpse of how the shuttle service is changingContinue reading JCA Buses Provide Free Shuttle to 5 Montgomery County Senior Centers
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Our 41st Annual Report tells the story of JCA’s growth and accomplishments from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. Click here to download a PDF of the report. To ease navigation of the PDF, the table of contents on page 2 is clickable. To request a printed copy of the report be mailedContinue reading JCA’s 41st Annual Report Now Available