Seniors

Below you will find resources for those entering their retirement age and beyond. New challenges and interests arise for seniors and for their families. Community organizations and online resources can help with this transition.

For assistance or more information, please contact Jconnect at jconnect@shalomdc.orgor through the contact us page.

Some websites and articles of interest to seniors and their families:

 

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Resources

Jewish Council for the Aging

The Jewish Council for the Aging provides answers through the Senior HelpLine, JCA University, and Community Speakers Bureau. They provide access via diverse senior transportation services and senior employment programs. And they enable active aging at adult day centers and clubs, computer skills classes and more. Visit the JCA website for more information.

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Jewish Social Services (JSSA)

JSSA’s focus is to promote independence for seniors and their families and to promote and support seniors aging in place. Skilled professionals and trained volunteers offer a full range of services including care management, assistance, individual and group therapy options and support workshops. Visit the JSSA website to learn more.

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Charles E. Smith Life Communities

With choices for independent and assisted living, rehabilitation and recovery, as well as outpatient medical appointments, long-term care and Alzheimer’s care, their expertise extends across the full spectrum of eldercare services. Learn more from the Charles E. Smith Life Communities website.

Community Resources for Seniors

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Events for Seniors

JFamily Breakfast at Timber Pizza

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Families Serving Together REV

Families Serving Together: “Soupkot” Edition

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Sukkot Create ‘n Play with Growing Jewish Families

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Growing Jewish Families

Shalom Baby Play Date at the J (0-3 years)

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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How To… Find Wholeness in Jewish Living

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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12 Jewish Questions: A (Re) Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Divas and Diners at Founding Farmers (Reston)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Restoration at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
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