Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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A Banner Year

A Banner Year

Here in the Nation’s Capital, we have hurtled past the summer solstice, honored our vets on Memorial Day, and are fast approaching America’s 250th birthday, also known as the semi quincentennial or, aka, “the Big Two-Five-Oh”. The crepe myrtle’s have bloomed a bit...

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Eclipse Fun

Eclipse Fun

Like many of you, on Monday, April 8, 2024, at around the 2 pm hour, we at the Aged Woman’s Home donned our eclipse glasses and headed out the back door to stare up at the sky for an hour or so.  We found excellent solar eclipse viewing while sitting on the Home’s...

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A Glorious Spring Has Arrived!

A Glorious Spring Has Arrived!

It has happened again! Spring has sprung in the DC Metro Area. We are reeling a bit, as some gorgeous warm weather caused our beloved cherry blossoms (and their best friends the forsythia) to reach peak bloom two weeks early. Not since 2003 have the cherry blossoms...

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Snow in the Neighborhood!

Snow in the Neighborhood!

Here in the DC area we have not had an appreciable snowfall in two years. That is until—voila!—this week. Two to five inches of the white stuff fell, schools were closed, and with the temperatures bouncing up and down around freezing, some treacherous icy spots added...

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Celebrating Christmas 2023 at the Home

Celebrating Christmas 2023 at the Home

Tis’ the season of giving, and several groups have again shown their generous spirit at the Home in the past few weeks. First, six freshman students from Georgetown Preparatory School used their community service hours to lug box after box of decorations down from the...

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A New Guest for Thanksgiving

A New Guest for Thanksgiving

GivingTuesday, November 28, 2023, will soon be upon us. We hope you will consider donating to The Aged Woman’s Home in this season of giving.  Madeline, our newest Guest, arrived at the Home this past Monday, just in time for Thanksgiving. Madeline describes herself...

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An Enigma or Two

An Enigma or Two

With Veterans Day fast approaching, we at the Aged Woman’s Home remember and honor those who served and sacrificed in past wars. Some of them may even be our friends or family members. World War II is the earliest war that anyone still alive today has experienced...

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Welcoming New Guests

Welcoming New Guests

As autumn approaches, we face the end of summer’s bounty and anticipate the rich fruits of fall soon to come. The arrival of cooler weather sharpens our awareness of our mission at The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, to house independent senior women of limited means...

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Summer at Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown

Summer at Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown

Along with the rest of the DC metro area, the Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown has recently had an abundance of heat, wind, and tree branches flying about the yard. We are happy to report that, besides having a plethora of sticks to clean up and a few bent-over lilies,...

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Christmas Celebrations at the Home

Christmas Celebrations at the Home

We had a wonderful Christmas celebration at the Home. Once again a huge thank you to the volunteers who helped bring the festive spirit of the holidays to our Guests and staff. We wanted to share even more pictures of the Home in full holiday glory. Our volunteers...

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