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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...

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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 exceptions....

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June and July Updates from Aged Woman’s Home

June and July Updates from Aged Woman’s Home

Two of our long-time Board members, Carol Pulizzi and Nancy Peterson, announced their retirements. Carol retired this past fall and served as President and Treasurer of the Home for many years. Her Board tenure followed in the footsteps of her Great Aunt, Clara...

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Spring Time at the Home

Spring Time at the Home

We hope you are staying safe and well during this difficult time for our city, our nation and the world. We have not seen a pandemic of this magnitude since 1918. Here at the Home, we are getting through so far by our community spirit, plenty of disinfectant, wearing...

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Gardening at the Home, Solace for the Soul

Gardening at the Home, Solace for the Soul

Here at the Home we are all safe and sound. We are social distancing, doing a lot of hand washing, disinfecting, wearing masks, and following the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control. We are keeping our spirits up despite the pandemic and dearth of visitors....

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Winter is Still With Us (but not for long)

Winter is Still With Us (but not for long)

Winter is still with us, but the cherry blossoms will soon arrive, and just this week we saw some purple crocuses and peony heads popping up in the Home’s garden. Our Guests have been bundled up, but generally appreciative of the mild winter.

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A Warm Welcome Back to our Wednesday Volunteers

A Warm Welcome Back to our Wednesday Volunteers

Our young volunteers from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart returned after the holidays. With paint brush in hand, the girls touched up a few pieces of our Guest’s furniture, making it look practically new again. The volunteers arrive every other Wednesday to...

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Christmas at the Home, Circa 2019

Christmas at the Home, Circa 2019

It is amazing, but Christmas is almost upon us. Fast approaching, after it seems we just dressed our turkeys and stuffed ourselves. We hope the Holiday Season brings cheer to all the friends of The Aged Woman’s Home. We appreciate your support and interest in our...

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