Featured Member
Shalom Cares

We are very proud to announce that our Featured Member for the month of August is Shalom Cares.

To read about all of the ways they go the extra mile for their residents, click here. Please visit their website: https://www.shalomcares.org/. 
Upcoming Events

Carol Silver Elliott is receiving the 2014 Women of Influence presented by Venue Magazine! This award aims to honor women who have helped shape the success of their organization and have demonstrated leadership, professional achievement, and continuous contribution to the workplace and community.


Honorees of this award will be recognized at a luncheon event held at the Newport Syndicate on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

Jewish Association on Aging: Yes We Can Dance


The dance troupe from Pittsburgh's Yes, You Can Dance!, a nonprofit whose mission is to use dance to support wellness for the elderly, those with special needs, visited the JAA this spring to get the residents up and dancing in a exhilarating feel-good event.

Kavod Senior Life: Re-branding  

Kavod Senior Life's new logo has meaning behind each and every detail. The logo shapes represent the basic idea of a home-a roof over our heads as we move along in life-built upon our Jewish values; the arrow shows progress and forward movement. The logo mark is a visual representation of what the Kavod brand stands for. The bold and colorful palette is symbolic of our diversity. The overlapping colors represent our connectedness and collaboration within the community, circled around our core of Jewish values-making a beautiful mosaic of transparent color and light.

Click here to read more! 
Chelsea Jewish Debuts Exciting New Hospitality Program 
The Chelsea Jewish Foundation continuously strives for excellence. With this in mind, the organization recently unveiled an innovative plan to create a superior level of hospitality. The new program will allow CJF to maintain a level of service unprecedented in senior care. The program will be implemented with in-depth training sessions for each and every staff member within the Foundation. One priority will be increased attention-to-detail for all guests, residents and families as well as one-on-one personalized service.  

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Baycrest: Scientists Unveil Revolutionary Online Brain Health Test

Baycrest's memory experts have developed a free online brain health test that will help those in the 50 to 79 age bracket put their worries about memory changes to rest. "Our aim with the brain health test is to reassure the worried-well and nudge that small percentage of people who do have serious memory issues to discuss their concerns with a doctor," says Dr. Angela Troyer, program director of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, and a lead member of the research team that developed the test.

Project lead, Dr. Angela Troyer, Baycrest Health Sciences
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CenterLight Partners with Dance Theatre of Harlem to Create Innovative Movement Program for Seniors 

Marking the first collaboration of its kind by a healthcare and major arts organization,CenterLight Health System, and the world-renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem, recently completed the pilot program of an innovative dance, movement and balance class for seniors.     




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Several new jobs have been posted recently on the AJAS careers page; visit 

Want to see your community's events and programs featured on the AJAS website?   
Send articles, events, videos and artwork to Rachel Stevens at rachel@ajas.org   


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Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202-543-7500

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