Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Eclipse Fun

Eclipse Fun

Like many of you, on Monday, April 8, 2024, at around the 2 pm hour, we at the Aged Woman’s Home donned our eclipse glasses and headed out the back door to stare up at the sky for an hour or so.  We found excellent solar eclipse viewing while sitting on the Home’s...
A Glorious Spring Has Arrived!

A Glorious Spring Has Arrived!

It has happened again! Spring has sprung in the DC Metro Area. We are reeling a bit, as some gorgeous warm weather caused our beloved cherry blossoms (and their best friends the forsythia) to reach peak bloom two weeks early. Not since 2003 have the cherry blossoms...
Snow in the Neighborhood!

Snow in the Neighborhood!

Here in the DC area we have not had an appreciable snowfall in two years. That is until—voila!—this week. Two to five inches of the white stuff fell, schools were closed, and with the temperatures bouncing up and down around freezing, some treacherous icy spots added...
Celebrating Christmas 2023 at the Home

Celebrating Christmas 2023 at the Home

Tis’ the season of giving, and several groups have again shown their generous spirit at the Home in the past few weeks. First, six freshman students from Georgetown Preparatory School used their community service hours to lug box after box of decorations down from the...
A New Guest for Thanksgiving

A New Guest for Thanksgiving

GivingTuesday, November 28, 2023, will soon be upon us. We hope you will consider donating to The Aged Woman’s Home in this season of giving.  Madeline, our newest Guest, arrived at the Home this past Monday, just in time for Thanksgiving. Madeline describes herself...