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Providing Senior Care For Over 30 Years

We've devoted 30 years to refining our resident-centered care, building the most passionate and skilled teams who get to know our residents, and filling every community with the special touches of home.

Senior Activities

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ActivitiesResidents at The Jefferson soon find they can’t wait to join our ongoing clubs and organizations, whether it’s a book club, a game of cards, an afternoon social, big band dance night or discussions of current events. Cultural and continuing education programs are frequent, so whether you love music, art or the sciences, there are always stimulating lectures and hands-on classes for you to continue learning and experiencing new things.  

Exciting outings to all the attractions that metropolitan Washington, DC, has to offer, from museums and galleries to world-class shopping, restaurants and theaters, occur on a regular basis. Whether you’re from DC or new to the area, you’ve never experienced it like you will when living at The Jefferson. In fact, you’ll soon find the hardest part of the day is finding time to plan for tomorrow’s events.

Week at a Glance

Sunday - May 1
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:30am Church of Christ Service
11:00am St. Charles Catholic Church
3:00pm Afternoon Piano with Jeff Pace
3:15pm Depart: New Dominion Chorale Carmina Burana Concert
7:30pm Classic Cinema: Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines
Monday - May 2
8:00am Aquacize
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Aquacize
9:30am Tai Chi
9:30am Giant Food
10:00am Swimming
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
1:00pm Water Color for Beginners
1:15pm Duplicate Bridge
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Shop: Safeway & Arlington Library
3:00pm Meditation for Life
3:00pm German Conversation Class
4:00pm Martinis & Manicures
7:30pm Evening Movie: Bound for Glory
Tuesday - May 3
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
8:15am Walking Club
9:00am Hearing Screenings & Hearing Aid Checks
10:00am Making Functional Ceramics Workshop
10:15am Chair Yoga
11:15am Total Body Blast
1:30pm The Jefferson Needle Crafters
1:30pm Total Body Fitness with Leslie LaPlace
2:00pm Prose and Poetry
3:00pm Chorus Rehearsal
7:00pm Social Bridge
7:00pm Poker
7:30pm Evening Movie: Mighty Joe Young
Wednesday - May 4
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:30am Tai Chi
10:00am Theatre Workshop
10:00am Watercolor: Mixed Midia Class
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
1:00pm American Mahjong
1:00pm Produce Market
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Wellness Strategies with Jacki Kwan
3:00pm Recreation Roundtable with the Director of Lifestyle & Leisure
4:00pm Resident Reception
4:00pm Politics & Issues
7:30pm Concert: Brazilian Bossanova Duo
Thursday - May 5
8:00am Aquacize
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Aquacize
9:45am Ft. Myer Commissary & PX
9:45am Ballston Mall
10:00am Swimming
10:15am Chair Yoga
11:15am Total Body Blast
12:30pm Giant & Trader Joe's
1:00pm Open Bridge
1:30pm Total Body Fitness with Leslie LaPlace
3:00pm Language Club: Parlez-vous fran├žais?
3:00pm Afternoon Tea with Jeff Pace
4:00pm Piano with John Spaulding
4:00pm W.O.W (Women of Wisdom)
4:00pm Sports Talk
5:00pm Dining Out: McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steak
7:00pm Duplicate Bridge
7:30pm Movie: Mr. Mom
Friday - May 6
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
8:15am Walking Club
8:30am Men's Breakfast
9:30am Harris Teeter/Sun Trust/CVS/BB&T
10:00am Shop: A.C. Moore, Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Marshall's
10:30am Catholic Mass
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
2:00pm Art History Lecture with Laurie Trusty
3:00pm BINGO
6:15pm Depart: Jewish Services at Temple Rodef Shalom
7:30pm Concert: Pianist Li-Ly Chang
Saturday - May 7
8:00am Walking Club
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Swimming
10:30am Rosary Group
11:00am Great Courses DVD Lecture
4:00pm Team Trivia
4:45pm St. Charles Catholic Church