The Department on Aging and Community Living encourages District seniors to become active within their communities to help dispel the common myths of aging. DACL hosts a number of District wide events on behalf of District seniors to help them stay connected and recognized as viable and influential members of the community. Download the monthly calendar for more information.
Take part in the DC Senior Games! Please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation for additional information by visiting www.dpr.dc.gov or dialing (202) 673-2087.
DC Seniors Cameo Club
The Cameo Club is the local chapter of the Ms Senior America Pageant. The DC Chapter of the Seniors Cameo Club is an ongoing organization of the Senior America Pageant participants who both support the Pageant system and provide volunteer Cameo Showcase performances for nursing homes, veteran's and children's hospitals, and other community and charitable organizations.
DC Senior Citizens Police Academy
In partnership with the DACL, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has created a unique opportunity for seniors to understand the operations of the Department, develop problem solving skills and strategies, become ambassadors to their communities, and volunteer to help solve crime.
DACL Senior Service Network hosts major events throughout the year. They include:
- Annual Senior Symposium
- Annual Centenarian Salute (invitation only)
- Older Americans Month / Older Washingtonians Month Celebrations
- Annual Senior Fest
- Ms. Senior DC Pageant / Facebook - Ms Senior DC Pageant
- Annual Senior Holiday Celebration
Is your group hosting an event that you would like for us to attend? Click here to submit a request!