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Adult educational programs provide opportunities for seniors to acquire knowledge, skills and general competence that will enable them to participate in the social, political, and intellectual life of the community. These programs encourage lifelong learning. There is no fee for service.

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Your starting point for locating programs and services in the District!

The District of Columbia Alzheimer’s Disease State Plan is a 5 year plan designed to focus the city’s resources on a set of measurable goals intended to improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and reduce the burden on caregivers.


The ADRC is available to assist low-income seniors, disabled customers, and social workers with the process of applying for Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits.

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If you're feeling isolated and lonely, you can now call into our office to talk with caring individuals are willing to listen to you and provide friendship.

Call (202) 724-5626 during normal business hours.

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Caring for someone who has mental or physical limitations and not receiving pay? Feeling exhausted or burned out as a caregiver?

If the answer is yes, then let us assist you in finding a respite provider so you can take a much needed break!

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Below is a list of the five most recent crime and safety alerts involving senior citizens from the DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD):

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The Older Workers Employment and Training Program (OWETP) assists District residents 55 years of age and older with finding jobs.

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Provide older persons with nutritionally sound meals and access to other needed supportive services such as counseling, transportation, recreation, socialization and assessment. These programs are in congregate settings at strategic locations throughout the city.

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The District of Columbia Caregivers’ Institute (DCCI) is a resource funded by the District of Columbia Office on Aging.

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You can find the following emergency information for seniors below.

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If you are a victim of elder abuse, help is available!

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The attached map shows are to find a senior independent living apartment complexes in DC. Page 1 is the map with coded markings listed on page 2.

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The Elder Care Locator is a public service of the US Administration on Aging. The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging administers the program in cooperation with the National Association of State Units on Aging.

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DCOA provides a map so you can find services and locations for DCOA-designated Lead Agencies. These Lead Agencies plan and deliver direct services to the District's elderly residents and their caregivers.

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The Grocery Plus Program, also known as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), is a program that aims to improve the health of low-income seniors by supplementing their diet with nutritious foods.

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In this section, you can find information about group meals.

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The George Washington Law School's Health Insurance Counseling Project provides free health insurance information, education, and counseling services to Medicare beneficiaries and seniors who live in the District of Columbia.