Jewish Council for the Aging, Rockville, Maryland

JCA helps older adults in the Greater Washington, D.C. region maintain independence, dignity, vitality and self-respect.

2018 Productive Aging Award Dinner was a huge success

Thanks to all who attended our 25th annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award Dinner. We hope you had a great time hearing from Frankie Avalon about his career and from CEO David Gamse about the work we do here. Here are just a few photos from our June 3 event.

From left, Frankie Avalon’s family, Montgomery County First Lady Catherine Leggett interviewing honoree Frankie Avalon, Program Chairs Drs. Susan and Alan Miller, Humanitarian Awardees Bobbe and Herb Mintz, and of course, 50’s teen idol Frankie Avalon.

Photos by Harvey and Ira Levine

Download the program from JCA’s 25th Annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Dinner,  June 2018.


News and Updates From JCA

REAL Recogniton

July 16, 2018

Montgomery County Council is honoring JCA Interages REAL program on its second anniversary and will be recognizing the program’s staff and volunteers Tuesday, July 24th at 10:30 a.m. Please join us as JCA Interages staff, JCA Interages REAL volunteers and staff from our partner agencies (MoCo DHHS and MCPL) receive this recognition. Reading and Educating

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Sing along with the KC singers

July 12, 2018

Thursday morning, members of the Kensington Club at Parklawn sang with the K.C. Doyle Trio, creating good times and good memories.

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It’s grand slam time

July 6, 2018

Join JCA and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington on Aug. 19 at Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park when the Nats take on the Miami Marlins. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. for information and tickets, go to

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