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Mental Health, Wellness, Nutrition and Fitness Resources


DACL Senior Wellness Centers
DACL’s Senior Wellness Centers are designed to help you continue living boldly by taking charge of your health, wellness, and social life. Visit one of our centers to find new hobbies, explore new topics, or connect with new friends.

Around Town DC

There are many programs and events throughout Northwest DC that bring older adults together to build friendships, learn new skills, enjoy conversation, exercise, and have fun. This simple online directory compiles programs, events, activities, and more happening primarily in Wards 2 and 3 so that you can easily find programs that match your interests or location criteria in one place.

Mental Health Therapy
Iona’s trained psychotherapists understand the challenges of aging, caretaking, and other obstacles of aging and are available for individual sessions to help you address your anxieties or fears, find new sources of enjoyment and meaning in your life, connect to support systems, and learn new ways to communicate your emotions in a healthy and positive way.

DACL Nutrition
These nutrition programs are designed to serve seniors 60+ and adults with disabilities, whether it’s at one of the community dining sites or through home-delivered meals. Individualized nutrition counseling and education programs are also available.

Benefits Assistance
The Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL) is available to assist low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and social workers with the process of applying for Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits.