Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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More Renovations and Old Chestnut Wood

More Renovations and Old Chestnut Wood

In anticipation of the Home's 150th Birthday Celebration on October 20, 2019, we have undertaken an extensive renovation: restoring the original 1756 flounder roof (the only one left in Georgetown); refurbishing and remodeling the common areas and Guest rooms;...

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150-year Birthday Celebration

150-year Birthday Celebration

Here at The Aged Woman's Home of Georgetown, we all keep turning age 39, over and over again each year. Recently, we celebrated two October Birthdays. The birthday Guests chose pumpkin cheesecake over birthday cake. A wonderful celebration was had by all. We are...

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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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