Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Valentine’s Day in the Time of COVID

Valentine’s Day in the Time of COVID

February is fast passing us by, but here at the Home we managed to celebrate Valentine’s Day, despite our need to social distance, with another “holiday in a bag.” Our Staff Member, Judy Robinson, plied each Guest with a decorative bag filled with...
Transitions

Transitions

In November of 1868, the year of the Home’s founding, Republican Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois defeated Horatio Seymour of New York to win the 21st presidential election. Grant decisively won the electoral vote, but his margin was much narrower in the popular vote....
Happy Holidays from the Aged Woman’s Home Elves

Happy Holidays from the Aged Woman’s Home Elves

Concerns about COVID-19 left us sans our annual Town and Country Garden Club Members, who, with their holiday decorating expertise usually descend upon the Home in early December to decorate our mantles, trim our tree, and transform our front parlor into a scene of...
Keeping Covid-19 at Bay at the Home

Keeping Covid-19 at Bay at the Home

Worldwide and locally in the District as the winter months approach, Covid cases are surging. We hope all of our Friends, near and far, stay safe and well. Here at the Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, our independent-minded women have rolled up their sleeves and...
Walking in Georgetown—A Balm for the Pandemic

Walking in Georgetown—A Balm for the Pandemic

On Wednesday, July 15, Mayor Muriel Bowser extended the District’s public health emergency due to Covid 19 through October 2020. Continuing restrictions in the District include the size of gatherings both inside and out and mandatory mask wearing with few...