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Providing Senior Care For Over 35 Years

We've devoted 35 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 - December 4
8:00am Nursing Hours
11:00am St. Charles Catholic Church
3:00pm Washington Men's Camerata presents Christmas with the Camerata
3:00pm Contemporary Keyboards Piano Studios
7:00pm Service of Carols at St. Charles Catholic Church
7:30pm Alzheimer's Association Benefit Concert with Senza Nome
Monday - December 5
8:00am Aquacize
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Aquacize
9:00am Core, Floor & More
9:30am Giant Food
9:45am Tai Chi
10:00am Shop: A.C. Moore, Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Marshall's
10:00am Swimming
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
1:15pm Duplicate Bridge
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Shop: Safeway & Arlington Library
1:30pm Water Color for Beginners
2:30pm Chorus Rehearsal
3:00pm Meditation
3:00pm German Conversation Class
4:00pm Martinis & Manicures
7:30pm Concert: Sior Og: A Celtic Christmas
Tuesday - December 6
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
8:15am Walking Club
10:00am Advanced Hearing Screenings & Hearing Aid Checks
10:00am Cosmopolitan Jewelry Design
10:00am Wii Bowling
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
2:30pm Brain Games
6:00pm Depart: National Theatre Simulcast of War House at Angelika Theatre
7:00pm Social Bridge
7:00pm Poker
7:30pm Evening Movie: A Christmas Story
Wednesday - December 7
2:00am Irene's Jewelry
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Core, Floor & More
9:45am Tai Chi
10:00am Watercolor: Mixed Media Class
10:30am Merritt Academy Holiday Concert, Grades 5-7
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
12:30pm French Conversation
1:00pm Produce Market
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Wellness Strategies with Jacki Kwan
2:00pm Coffee & Conversation with the Executive Director
2:00pm Theatre Workshop
3:00pm Book Presentation: Rita Rooney, RN presents Quality Healthcare for Smart Consumers
3:00pm Ballroom & Line Dancing with Garrey Stinson
4:00pm Residents Reception
4:00pm Politics & Issues
7:30pm Musical Movie: Andrea Bocelli & David Foster: My Christmas
Thursday - December 8
8:00am Aquacize
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Aquacize
9:45am Ballston Mall
10:00am Swimming
10:00am Coffee & Conversation with the Director of Dining
10:00am Wii Bowling
10:15am Chair Yoga
11:15am Total Body Blast
11:15am St. Charles Catholic Church
12:30pm Giant & Trader Joe's
1:00pm American Mahjong
1:00pm Open Bridge
1:30pm Total Body Fitness with Leslie LaPlace
3:30pm Presentation: Advanced Hearing Clinic presents: Health Hearing: Two Ears, One Brain
4:00pm Piano with John Spaulding
4:00pm Sports Talk
7:00pm Duplicate Bridge
7:30pm Evening Movie: My Life in Ruins
Friday - December 9
7:00am Swimming
8:00am Nursing Hours
8:15am Walking Club
8:30am Men's Breakfast
8:30am Aqua Blast
9:30am Harris Teeter/Sun Trust/CVS/BB&T
10:00am Shop: Pentagon City Mall, Nordstrom Rack & Best Buy
10:00am Chair Yoga Demo with Dorthe Levine
11:15am Chair Aerobics with Leslie LaPlace
1:30pm Chair Fit with Leslie LaPlace
3:00pm BINGO
7:00pm NSO Pops Concert
7:30pm Concert: Pianist Jerry Roman
Saturday - December 10
8:00am Nursing Hours
9:00am Swimming
10:00am Tree Trimming
10:30am Rosary Group
11:00am Great Courses DVD Lecture
12:15pm Metropolitan Opera Simulcast of L'Amour de Loin at Ballston Regal Cinema
1:00pm Canasta
3:00pm Piano Recital: Obbligato Piano Studios Holiday Recital
4:00pm Team Trivia
4:45pm St. Charles Catholic Church
7:30pm Evening Movie: The Holiday