JCA Programs

JCA Interages Program Seeks Volunteers Age 50+ to Inspire Children & Youth – Learn More at September 3 Open House!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]If you are age 50+ and looking to make a lasting difference in the lives of children and youth, we invite you to join us on September 3 for the Interages’ Volunteer Open House. As a volunteer for the JCA Heyman Interages® Center, you could share your experience and knowledge to help students thrive

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Career Gateway Class Starting September 8 – Sign Up Now!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Are you age 50+ and looking to enter or return to the workforce? The Career Gateway! program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts September 8. This innovative series of workshops features: Individual attention and small classes A long-term mentor Intensive training Comprehensive take-home materials Tips for creating or

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Senior Center Shuttle Program Earns NACo Achievement Award

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Montgomery County’s Senior Center Transportation Program, which is operated by JCA under contract with Montgomery County Recreation, has earned an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The Senior Center Transportation Program was launched in January 2014, with JCA operating Senior Center Shuttles that enable older adults to travel safely to and

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Interages Presents Margaret Cutler Award to Brenda Lopez and Toni Quan

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] The Margaret Cutler Award is named in honor of Interages’ first Board President and is awarded each year to individuals who show excellence in developing, implementing or supporting intergenerational programs in Montgomery County. Our 2015 award winners are Brenda Lopez and Toni Quan, cosmetology teachers at Thomas Edison High School of Technology. Edison

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Jobseekers Age 50+: Don’t Miss JCA’s Smart Networking Workshop on June 23

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Smart Networking Workshop June 23, 2015 2pm to 4:30pm Learn to network like a pro and how to promote your skills and talents! Join us for this high-energy workshop featuring networking gurus Margo Smith and Amy Kass, plus LinkedIn expert Shira Harrington. This workshop is for men and women age 50+ who are

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VillageRides Volunteer Drivers are a Gift to Seniors!

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text] More than 49 million adults, 15% of adults living in the United States, are aged 65 or older, up from 13% just six years ago.  Here in Maryland, the percentage of seniors is increasing even faster! When seniors no longer drive,

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Interages Program Featured on “Connecting Our Community”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On October 29, JCA’s Heyman Interages® Center was the focus of “Connecting Our Community” on Montgomery Community Media. The conversation features Bill Torrey, who has volunteered with Interages since 2011, and Tricia Wilson, assistant director of the Interages program. Watch below to learn more about the many ways Interages is making a difference — and

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Career Gateway Class Starting Nov. 10 – Sign Up Now!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you age 50+ and looking to enter or return to the workforce? The Career Gateway! program was designed just for you. This innovative series of workshops features: Individual attention and small classes A long-term mentor Intensive training Comprehensive take-home materials Tips for creating or improving your LinkedIn Profile The next session of Career Gateway

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JCA Buses Provide Free Shuttle to 5 Montgomery County Senior Centers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since January 2014, JCA has been helping scores of older passengers travel safely to and from five Montgomery County senior centers, where they participate in a wide range of recreational activities and benefit from important health services, too. The video below from Montgomery County Recreation provides a glimpse of how the shuttle service is changing

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