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Welcome to Georgetown Village
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Georgetown Village(GV), is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization providing services and programs in Georgetown, Burleith, Hillandale, and nearby neighborhoods. GV was established to help our neighbors age in place by providing them with a variety of support services, educational opportunities, cultural and social programming. We provide trained and vetted volunteers and when necessary professional service providers to meet our members’ needs.

Georgetown Village is part of a growing network of similar communities nationwide, including many in the Washington, DC area, in which neighbors are helping neighbors. Our village represents the new face of aging-in-place that allows Village members to live full lives in their own homes with the assistance of  their neighbors. In this way we create a caring, supportive, local community to help seniors remain safely and happily in their own homes.

Come be part of a caring, supportive community.

The Georgetown Village office is located in the Long & Foster building, on the lower level of 1680 Wisconsin Avenue NW. The office is staffed by our Executive Director, Lynn Golub-Rofrano, and volunteers, Monday through Thursday, from 10 am - 6 pm. The office is not open on Federal Holidays.  Be sure to call before you stop by in case we are out helping one of our members or enjoying some of our trips or social activities!












Georgetown Village News and Events 
Monthly Newsletters

Our October Newsletter has been mailed out and the electronic copy is available. Click the link here - November 2017 Newsletter to read the newsletter.



Coffee Talk - Thursdays at 10:30 am 


Please join others for coffee, tea, cookies, and discussion. All are welcome. If you have never attended a Thursday GV Coffee Talk, it is a great way to get out and try some new things and meet new people - we hope to see you soon!


We meet in the St. John's Episcopal board room - please use the entrance on Potomac Street (3240 O Street NW) 



Portable IT Support


Do you have a question about using your iphone or android phone? Do you need to learn how to change the font on your laptop or kindle?  Bring your portable electronics and your questions to our IT Support Group sessions and learn from our volunteers and other members.  We also share tips about useful apps.  Some of our members have also learned how to use Uber during these sessions!  Join us 10:30 am-11:30 am on November 1st & 15th and we will teach you how to use portable electronics to make your life easier.


 

Sharpen Your At-The-Wheel Driving Savvy! 
Village / AARP Safe Driver Training

Tuesday, November 14,2017

The training will beheld on Tuesday, November 14th  from 9:15 am -3:00 pm  at the Forest Hills of DC assembly room (4901 Connecticut Ave., NW). Space is limited and advance registration is required. Lunch will be provided and off-street parking is available. 


While there is no test at the end of the training, participants must attend the full program to receive a AARP Safe Driver certificate. 
The District mandates a car insurance discount for those who complete this training, with the amount up to each insurance company. 

To register, please send an email with your name and "Georgetown Village" to info@capitolhillvillage.org and write "AARP 11/14 training" in the subject line


Each One Reach One, Georgetown Village Recruitment Event
November 15 at 5 pm

OUR MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE INVITES YOU TO BRING A NEW MEMBER OR VOLUNTEER  

The membership committee is hosting a Pot Luck Light Supper open to ALL members at Toni Russin's home.  It’s a great opportunity to meet new people and show potential members how interesting we all are. Lynn will give a short talk at about 6:30- all the rest will be drinking and social time.

Please call the office to RSVP at 202-999-8988.



Barefoot Balance Fusion 
November 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM


Join us at Blake Hall, located at 3240 O Street NW  for a barefoot  exercise class.  The class will take you through standing balance and Pilates-influenced core work. 

Please call the office to RSVP at 202-999-8988.







What's Going on at Georgetown Village

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events


Photos from Georgetown Village Events:  
The Frederick Douglas House

Slideshow
Frederick Douglas House
















Ongoing Services offered by Georgetown Village


Pre-Scheduled Trips to Safeway and Trader Joe's

 

Contact Lynn to make your reservation
202-999-8988

by Wednesday at 3 pm.

Safeway every Friday @ 2 pm on Trip Days
and 1:30 pm on Non-trip Days

Trader Joe's every other Thursday (times vary)

Check our event calendar for additional information.


Service for GV Members: E-Cycling
If you have old un-wanted electronics to get rid of, you can drop them off at the Georgetown Village office during office hours, or we will arrange to have a volunteer pick them up from you.  We will be collecting electronics, and a volunteer will take them to the DC e-cycling center.




What's New and in the News








Read about us in The Georgetowner!


Peggy Sands of The Georgetowner has written and article Georgetown Village: Aging in Community click here to read the full article. 





Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss

National Public Radio recently reported on a Ryerson University choir in Toronto whose members have joined a study testing how practicing music might help people with hearing loss handle noisy environments better.

Click here to listen or read the story