Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Aged Woman's Home Blog

Extra-special Visitors to the Home

Extra-special Visitors to the Home

We have all heard that pets can help seniors stay happy and healthy. The list of benefits is both anecdotally and, according to research, quite long. These benefits include reducing loneliness, boosting mood, increasing socialization, relaxation, and happiness. We...

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Points of interest in our Georgetown Neighborhood

Points of interest in our Georgetown Neighborhood

If you have lived in or near the District of Columbia (DC) for long, you probably know that DC is made up of many interesting neighborhoods, each with its own character and attractions. Georgetown, our neighborhood, has many interesting things to do. You can visit the...

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Summer Heat and Film Excitement

Summer Heat and Film Excitement

Here at the Aged Woman's Home, as we watch the mercury rise toward 100 degrees, we are also watching to see if a movie star might be walking by along Wisconsin Avenue in front of our building. Wonder Woman 2, cast and crew, have been filming all over the city, usually...

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City Ducks Update

City Ducks Update

Our fair weather, feathered friends here at the Aged Woman’s Home, flew the coop. In typical fashion for urban birds finding themselves nesting. . .

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City Ducks Find a Quiet Home

City Ducks Find a Quiet Home

Last month, a couple of exciting surprises were discovered by staff in the backyard of the Home.  Under a chair, next to the small goldfish pond, and a few feet from a large holly tree, two ducks had quickly, and unbeknownst to the Home's many occupants, built a nest....

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St. Patrick’s Day at the Home

St. Patrick’s Day at the Home

On Thursday, March 15th, the Guests of the Home celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a full course "Irish" meal. Call it colcannon, call it corned beef and cabbage, call it not really 'quite' Irish — Guests of the Home, staff and the Home's decidedly Irish Board...

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Renovations at the Home

Renovations at the Home

The Aged Woman’s Home was originally built in 1756 and is considered the second oldest house in Georgetown’s Historic District. Situated on Wisconsin Avenue between M and N Streets, the Home has had its share of renovations through the years. In the 1890’s the front...

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