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 [email protected] 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

High Holy Day Family Services – for Children, Parents and Grandparents

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Wheelchair Accessible

Capital Jewish Food Festival

Sunday, October 9, 2022 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Destruction, Exile and Return

Sunday, October 9, 2022 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Weekly Drop-in Mah Jongg

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

URJ’s Regional Introduction to Judaism Course

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible


Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm