Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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The Holidays Are Fast Upon Us

The Holidays Are Fast Upon Us

The holidays are fast upon us, and so is the season of giving, and of giving thanks. Veterans Day, a National Day of Remembrance of those who gave their lives in service to our country, was celebrated November 11. In Washington DC, for two days prior to this day, and...
The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving

The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown has long benefited from a volunteer group that every charitable organization dreams about having at their side. Since 1957, the creative, talented, and thoughtful members of The Town and Country Garden Club have provided and...
Beating the Summer Heat—Escape to San Francisco

Beating the Summer Heat—Escape to San Francisco

We are happy to report that here at the Quiet Place we call Home, DC’s atrociously muggy weather has finally abated. June, July, and August of 2021 were quite the Hades-like-slog, but one of our intrepid Guests (DJ) managed a Houdini-like escape. She “flew the coop”...
Pipe Palooza at the Home

Pipe Palooza at the Home

Things have been exciting here at The Aged Woman’s Home the last 8 weeks, and we want to emphasize the word Aged as well as the word exciting. Exciting, it turns out, can go either way—good or bad. In our case, things (although in the end turned out well) got very...
Strawberry Moons

Strawberry Moons

The Nacotchtank are an indigenous Algonquian people who lived in the area of what is now Washington, D.C. during the 17th century. Their village was situated at the intersection of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, and it is the Algonquian people who gave June’s...