Resource and Assistance for Seniors During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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During this season of uncertainty, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is proud to partner with local agencies, organizations, and synagogues across DC, MD, and Northern Virginia to gather resources and opportunities to connect, learn, and care for each other.

For assistance or more information, please contact Jconnect at or through the contact us page.



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

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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. View the JCA Directory of Programs.


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.


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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JCA special features for seniors as published by The Washington Jewish Week

Events for Seniors

Author Talk: Marvin Kalb on “Assignment Russia”

Sunday, September 19, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Sukkah City x DC Virtual Panel

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Uptown Shabbat with Robyn Helzner & Larry Paul

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Biblical Views on Marriage and Sexual Relations

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Menachem Begin Documentary

Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Intro to Judaism: The Big Ideas

Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

CESLC Insider Series: Keeping Kosher

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Intro to Judaism: The Big Ideas

Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible