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The Senior Adult Department at the J promotes Jewish cultural heritage and values by providing social, cultural, educational and recreational programs.

Programming is offered Monday – Friday and includes line dancing, lectures, specialty chair classes, Jewish education and study, Jewish history, card games, arts and crafts, wellness and nutrition education, painting, and day trips. Hot coffee is always available in the lobby, and hot lunches are available every weekday! We have many fitness options available at the J for active aging adults. From group fitness classes to national programs, you are sure to find something you love.

The J invites everyone ages 65+ to become a Social J member for just $48 a year (regardless of religious affiliation).

Senior Expo 2024

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Fridays at 11:15 am.

Stretching and strengthening the body and spine from your chair. Includes healing benefits connecting through breath.

Mondays | 9:30 am.

Our JCC Sewing and Knitting Club is a volunteer group who give their time and energy stuffing dolls and sewing them up for young children who have cancer; these dolls go to Parkland Hospital. For newborn babies, volunteers knit baby caps and booties. Volunteers are welcome. We accept donations of fabrics, stuffing and yarn.

Wednesdays at 2 pm.

Join us to learn some fun line dances or just come for the great exercise. You never need a partner, Plus you get the health benefits of working out with realizing you are actually exercising. Dancing has been found to be the only regular physical activity associated with a significant drop in the incidence of dementia. Other Studies have shown Line Dancing in particular to be a great help in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular, and vertigo.

Thursdays at 11 am.

Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

Tuesdays at 11 am.

Gently use and move all joints, muscles and connective tissue during the class.

You don’t need any prior experience to join the fun and creativity!

For more information on activities and clubs, please contact Sharon Cane at 214-239-7183 or scane@jccdallas.org.


Effective November 1, 2021: 

Our Senior Meals will be in person Monday – Friday at 12:00 pm. Masks are required. Please make a reservation by calling 214-239-7183 at least one day in advance

Our drive-thru Senior Meal Program will still be available on Tuesdays at 11:00 am to accommodate those who wish to limit their in-person interaction.  To reserve, please call 214-239-7183.

Kosher Lunch

We serve thousands of meals annually to seniors in our congregate meal program.

  • Hot kosher lunches are available every weekday at 12 noon.
  • For everyone age 60 plus with a suggested donation.

All food is prepared by our chef and is supervised by Dallas Kosher. Lunches are supported in part by the Dallas Area Agency on Aging, the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, and the Jewish Community Center of Dallas. These meals are also made possible with generosity from the following foundations: Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas and Leo & Rhea Fay Fruhman.

This program serves everyone without discrimination regarding race, creed, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, religion, or handicap. JCC membership is not required. We welcome people with economic needs, disabilities, or limited English proficiency.

Mildred Potash 85 Alive Grant

If you are 85 or older we want to make you aware of a special gift made possible by the Mildred Potash Eighty-Five Alive JCC Seniors’ Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation.

In celebration of your age, this fund has 20 grants available in the amount of $100 to be used to discount the cost of a JCC Membership. These grants are available on a first-come, first-served yearly basis.

Meet Our Team

Senior Adult Program Director
Senior Coordinator
Senior Outreach Coordinator