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Interages director spoke at roundtable

Leah Bradley, senior director of JCA’s Heyman’s Interages Center, was a panelist at ASA Washington, D.C. Roundtable on Intergenerational Programming: Connecting the Generations. Also speaking was Donna Butts, executive director of Generations  United. The program was held June 26.

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Announcing JCA’s hot-off-the-presses wish list

Here at JCA, we strive everyday, in every way, to help all seniors thrive. Sometimes, unfortunately, our caring staff and volunteers are just not enough. That is why we have put together a wish list of items we need in order to better serve senior adults in the Greater Washington D.C. region. Please, help us

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Join us to learn about your Medicare Choices

JCA’s SHIP, State Health Insurance Assistance Program, is having its next information session Thursday, March 23 at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hill Dr., Rockville, from 7 to 9 p.m.If you are turning 65. You have choices. Come learn what’s best for you at this no-cost information meeting. Registration is not required.

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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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The Career Gateway – Next Class Starting Oct. 13 – Sign Up Now!

Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts October 13, 2016 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign up

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Tired Faces Campaign Promotes Safety for Older Pedestrians

The Tired Faces campaign uses serious images – faces symbolically blemished by tire treads – to remind drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to look out for one another and follow traffic safety laws. Now, a new group of Tired Faces ads is putting the spotlight on the safety of older pedestrians. “It’s a serious campaign for

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