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

Spring at the Home

Spring at the Home

Spring is a busy time for gardening at the Home. On Tuesday, April 24th, two members of the Town and Country Garden Club (Sue Gale and Gail Wilkins) and one Master Gardener husband, James Gale, stopped by to inspect and spruce up the Home's early Spring Garden. This...

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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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Christmas Tree Trimming at the Home

Christmas Tree Trimming at the Home

The Christmas spirit has arrived at The Aged Woman's Home of Georgetown with the annual tree trimming and decorating of the Home by the The Town and Country Garden Club. This year Martha Volner lead the decoration committee and Margaret Glacken prepared a...

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

On Sunday, November 19th at 1 p.m. the Aged Woman’s Home held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner with guests, Board members, volunteers, and several outside friends. The annual feast included a turkey, ham, stuffing (3 kinds), potatoes (2 kinds) and numerous...

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Volunteers in the Garden

Volunteers in the Garden

On November 4th, as the summer ended and fall began, Sue Gale and Donna Foster, long-time members of the Town and Country Garden Club arrived with spades in hand and a plethora of bulbs to plant—purple allium, pink and purple tulips, yellow crocuses and...

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Fall garden cleanup

Fall garden cleanup

Fall Is Here! On Monday, September 25th, members of the Town and Country Garden Club arrived at The Aged Woman’s Home with rakes, pruning shears and spades. Several hours later, the last of the late summer garden was cleaned up and readied for the fall season. Club...

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Guest Feature: Susan

Guest Feature: Susan

Susan moved into the Home in 2017. She found out about the Home through her social worker. Moving into the Home allowed her to regain her financial stability and handle everyday life with dignity. She says that moving here really improved her life. Susan’s favorite...

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