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JCA’s Spring 2015 Newsletter Now Available

The spring 2015 edition of Access JCA is hot off the presses. This issue features a profile of  JCA supporters Terry and Debbie Korth, highlights from our Senior Prom and Productive Aging Dinner, and a feature story about transportation programs. Click here to download.

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2015 Productive Aging Award Dinner Our Most Successful to Date!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] At JCA’s 2015 Productive Aging Award Dinner on April 26, honorees Arlene and Alan Alda had us thinking seriously about what it means to age productively. Their conversation was also punctuated with plenty of laughter. Clearly, one of the secrets to productive aging is a healthy sense of humor! Alan (age 79) and

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“Seniors Today” Puts Spotlight on JCA’s 50+ Employment Expos (May 26 & June 1)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Assistant CEO Micki Gordon appeared on Seniors Today (episode #148) on Montgomery County Cable to share details about our upcoming 50+ Employment Expo in Montgomery County. She and show host Arthur Heyman also discussed the challenges facing older jobseekers and JCA’s other senior employment programs. You can watch the segment below. For more details about

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VillageRides Volunteer Drivers are a Gift to Seniors!

[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,

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JCA to Honor Alan and Arlene Alda at April 26 Productive Aging Award Dinner

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 silent

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JCA Recognized as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

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 organizations

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7 Ways to Give More on Giving Tuesday

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 Giving

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Interages Program Featured on “Connecting Our Community”

[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 — and

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Career Gateway Class Starting Nov. 10 – Sign Up Now!

[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 Gateway

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