Seniors

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 jconnect@shalomdc.org or through the contact us page.

 

 

Other 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. View the JCA Directory of Programs.

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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

search iconThe Jconnect directory has resources for seniors for housing, transportation, volunteering, activities and more.

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

Events for Seniors

Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

Monday, October 12, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hebrew and Yiddish Classes

Monday, October 12, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Exploring a Forgotten World: A Social History of Medieval Jewry as Revealed in the Cairo Genizah

Monday, October 12, 2020 - Monday, December 14, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

Monday, October 12, 2020 - Monday, December 14, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Capital Jewish Museum Guardian Garden Party

Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hebrew and Yiddish Classes

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible