Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Holiday Pageantry and Ole Tannenbaum

Holiday Pageantry and Ole Tannenbaum

It's been splashed all over DC's local news, so you may already know this year's National Christmas Tree hails from Auburn, Pennsylvania. The tree is an 18 1/2-foot Concolor fir that arrived in DC by horse-drawn wagon on November 21, 2022. It is decorated, as it is...

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Return of the Volunteers

Return of the Volunteers

GivingTuesday, November 29, 2022, will soon be upon us. We hope you will consider donating to The Aged Woman's Home in this season of giving.  Many hands make for light work, as our treasured volunteers continually remind us. This past weekend, volunteers from...

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Return of the Volunteers

A Housing Miracle

As we are all aware, the holidays are once again hurtling toward us. First upon us is Veterans Day, followed by the season of thanks, and then of giving. In the back of all of our minds are those rising grocery store prices as we shop for turkeys, mashed potatoes,...

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Summer Visitors

Summer Visitors

Summer is high upon us here at the Home, with all its abundant growth and revelry. We held celebrations for Juneteenth, July 4th, a few birthdays, and enjoyed strawberries and cream while watching Wimbledon. Now we anxiously await the harvest of our Guest gardener...

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A Tourist Town Outing

A Tourist Town Outing

One thing that transplants from somewhere else appreciate about Washington is the enjoyable nature of the city’s many tourist sites. Who doesn’t like to roll out of bed early to hit the National Gallery of Art or Air and Space Museum—parking by 9:30 am to beat the...

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A Lost Wardrobe, but a Found Home

A Lost Wardrobe, but a Found Home

Guests at The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, as we enter the spring of 2022, range in age from 66 to 90. We have Guests who are just a month or so with us, one since 1993, and several between 8 and 15 years. Providing these Guests with housing at no charge continues...

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The Mission Goes On

The Mission Goes On

The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown is just about to enter its 154th spring, and we cannot wait! Soon, redbuds will be flowering, cherry blossoms blooming, and later, May's amazing peonies and azaleas will burst forth. We are already seeing a few crocuses, and any day...

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A Home for the Holidays

A Home for the Holidays

As we hurtle from Thanksgiving to Christmas, the season of giving is still upon us. Two groups descended upon the Home this past week, despite continuing Covid-concerns, to deck our halls and help our Guests, Staff, and Visitors be merry. The first, a group of...

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The Holidays Are Fast Upon Us

The Holidays Are Fast Upon Us

The holidays are fast upon us, and so is the season of giving, and of giving thanks. Veterans Day, a National Day of Remembrance of those who gave their lives in service to our country, was celebrated November 11.

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