Month: October 2016

World Health Org. Praises Montgomery County and JCA

The World Health Organization recognized Montgomery County as one of nine communities throughout the world that stand against ageism. WHO praised JCA’s great programing that pairs senior mentors with elementary school children, guides them back into the workforce, teaches them to become proficient with today’s technology, and finds transportation to doctor appointments and county recreational programs. “Now,

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ABC calls Heyman Interages Program a ‘Harris Hero’

JCA’s Heyman Interages Center brings school children and isolated older adults from senior facilities together in a mentoring program. Watch this ABC video to see students at Gaithersburg High School work together with JCA volunteers he program in action and you’ll understand why  it was chosen as one of Leon Harris’ heroes.    

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JCA Wins National Award for Tired Faces Campaign

JCA received bronze level recognition for its pedestrian safety campaign from the National Mature Media Awards, the nation’s largest awards program that annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for adults age 50 and older. Using grant funds, JCA joined the regional Street Smart collaboration and launched a senior focused “Tired Faces” education campaign,

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