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Active Wellness Program at St. Alban's

This free program is a classroom for lifelong learning, a refuge for meditation and exercise, a parlor for engaging conversation and discussions, and a place for dear friendships to grow. It attracts older adults from the neighborhood and beyond who are drawn to the delicious (and nutritious!) daily lunch and diverse activities — such as a farmer’s market with free produce, exercise classes, and field trips.

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Adas Israel Behrend Senior Fellowship Lunchtime & Exercise Program

Participate in fitness classes, a delicious lunch and cultural programs. All DC residents 60 years and up welcome.

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Asbury Methodist Church/Downtown Clusters Day Care

The Downtown Cluster’s Geriatric Day Care Center is a non-residential, community-based day center, which provides therapeutic person-centered care and supportive services by professionally trained and caring staff. Contact them for more information about participation. Downtownclusters@gmail.com .or Tel: (202) 347-7527.

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Cleveland and Woodley Park Village

Cleveland & Woodley Park Village helps senior neighbors live safely and confidently in their homes and engage in community events through the support of a network of dedicated neighborhood volunteers. Cleveland & Woodley Park Village, a nonprofit membership organization, serves the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park neighborhoods and welcomes your participation and support.

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DC Department of Aging and Community Living

The DC Office on Aging has a vast network of programs serving older adults in the District of Columbia.

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Dorot University School Without Walls

DOROT University School Without Walls offers phone and online courses for older adults and caregivers who speak English or Russian. All you need is a phone, computer, or table to join lively discussions on a range of entertaining or educational topics. Gain friendship, support, intellectual stimulation, community, and more! Visit their website or call 1- 877–819–9147 for more information and to see a full catalog of conversation topics.

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Dupont Circle Village

Membership levels include associate members, full members, and household members, including reduced rates. There are also activities available for non members, including yoga, and lectures.

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Foggy Bottom West End Village

Foggy Bottom West End Village is a nonprofit membership organization that provides services for its members to help them comfortably age in their community by supplying social events, health support, and many other offerings.

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Georgetown Village

Membership levels include individual and social memberships. There are also activities available for non members, including yoga, and lectures.

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Jewish Community Center

The Jewish Community Center offers a wide array of fitness classes, educational programs, films, discussion groups. You don’t have to be Jewish to participate. The Center is currently under renovation, but many of the programs are being held nearby.

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Mather LifeWays Telephone Topics

Mather LifeWays Telephone Topics is a great way to connect with others, learn new things, or enjoy musical performances–all from your home! You can even access guided chair yoga or meditation sessions over the phone. To participate, dial 1-888-600-2560.

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Northwest Neighbors Village (NNV)

The Northwest Neighbors Village (NNV) is a community-based nonprofit that helps residents of northwest DC remain independent at home as long as they can safely do so.

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Sibley Senior Association

Sibley Memorial Hospital invites you to become a member of the Sibley Senior Association, to help you maintain your good health. With over 7,000 members the annual fee for new members is $20 for one person and $38 for two people at the same address. They offer a wide range of classes, seminars, events, and discounts.

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The Residences at Thomas Circle: Dance for Parkinson's Weekly Class

People with Parkinson’s and their caregivers are welcome to participate in this dance for Parkinson’s class.

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University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Institute of Gerontology: Senior Companion Program

The Senior Companion Program touches the lives of adults who need extra assistance to live independently in their homes and communities. The program serves frail older adults, adults with disabilities, and those with terminal illness. Senior Companions assist their adult clients in basic, but essential ways: by offering companionship and friendship to isolated older adults, assisting with simple chores, providing transportation, and adding richness to their client lives.

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University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Institute of Gerontology: The Respite Aid Program

The Respite Aide Program provides in-home assistance to seniors living alone. The program also provides support to caregivers. This service helps the individual and/or families deal with the challenges of living independently in older adulthood.

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Well Connected

Well Connected offers activities, education, support groups, and fun conversation over the phone or online. You can connect no matter where you are and at no cost to you. Conversations run the gamut, with past topics covering everything from art and zoology to meditation. Well Connected also meets 365 days a year, so there’s always a lively conversation for you to join. Most groups last about 30 minutes to an hour. Newcomers are always welcome! And, if you don’t feel like talking at first, you’re welcome to just listen as long as you let the group know you’re there. If you’re ready to register, please contact 877-797-7299 or email coviaconnections@covia.org.

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