Phone: (202) 723-8537

Our Program and Services

With our decades of experience, the quality of our daycare services is incomparable. The main services offer by GNJ are daycare services for the elderly, recreational activities, and socialization for senior citizens who live in the District of Columbia. All essential activities for a healthier senior environment are here at GNJ.

As part of our goals, Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Day Care Center has the ultimate objective to make a joyful, improved, and quality-driven life for all of its senior clients. Families are assured that the center can deliver its promise of quality life to their loved ones.

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GNJ Alzheimer and Caregiver support and program

Alzheimer’s & Caregiver’s Support

Our Caregiver’s support groups rely on group processes to assist caregivers in developing new competencies and coping strategies related to their caregiver experience. We have created a comfortable setting to offer…

GNJ Congregate Meals Program

Congregate Meals

We offer free nutritious meals and snacks on a daily basis. It is our practice to provide meals according to our participant’s nutritional needs and preferences. Our meals are catered daily by run Veggie Catering and consists of a varied menu that is healthy and delicious…

GNJ Senior Day Care counseling program


We have two Social Workers who are licensed professionals and able to deliver counseling and referral services over the phone, in-person, or via electronic communication. We provide individual counseling to our caregivers and psycho-social wellness intervention…

GNJ Geriatric Daycare Services

Geriatric Daycare Services

The GNJ Center provides geriatric daycare services Monday through Friday. This is a very important outlet for family caregivers and is extremely essential for the participant. Our daycare program offers socialization, activities, a nutritious meal, and necessary supervision to those individuals who are socially isolated or in need of essential care…

GNJ Senior Day Care Center Health Promotions

Health Promotions

Our Health promotions program is provided by our registered nurses, physical fitness experts, and physical, occupational, nutritional, and speech therapy consultants, who are on site as scheduled to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles through health education, wellness screenings, nutrition, and physical fitness…

GNJ Senior Day Care Center Recreation/Socialization program


The participants at the GNJ Center enjoy daily socialization through a variety of recreational programs and through establishing friendshipswith their peers. It is our goal to provide programs and educational opportunities to allow our participants to function as independently as possible in order to remain in their home environment…




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Latest News

Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Daycare Center Awarded FY2024 Lead Agency Grant by Bowser Administration and DACL for Ward 4

GNJ Awarded FY2024 Lead Agency Grant by Bowser Administration and DACL for Ward 4

August 15, 2023

Washington, DC, August 15, 2023 — Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Daycare Center ( is proud to announce its selection as the Lead Agency for Ward 4 in the Fiscal Year 2024 Lead Agency Grant program. This esteemed grant, awarded by the Bowser Administration and the Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL)...

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 DC Health - Information Regarding Fall and Winter Respiratory Illnesses

Fall is in the air, which means cough and cold weather viruses are too! Some of the most common and dangerous viruses this time of year are flu (influenza), COVID-19 and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). The good news is that these illnesses can be prevented by vaccines...
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Bowser Administration Announces Grant Recipients for the DACL Lead Agency Grant Program FY2024

Exciting News: A New Era for DC Seniors Begins on October 1, 2023!

October 1, 2023

DACL is thrilled to share some exciting news that will usher in a new era of support and care for DC seniors! Beginning October 1, 2023, DACL is proud to announce the arrival of our new lead agencies. These agencies will play a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of senior citizens aged 60 and older through crucial social services, information resources, nutrition assistance, and other impactful senior-focused initiatives in Washington DC.

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2024 Community Spring Egg Hunt and Magic Show

April 12, 2024
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Center
4817 Blagden Avenue NW, Washington

Join us for the 2024 Community Spring Egg Hunt and Magic Show on April 12th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, at 4817 Blagden Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Fun for kids (3-7) and seniors, featuring Fast Freddy The Magician, the Spring Bunny, face painting, and more. Bring a picnic, find eggs, and enjoy goody bags! 🐰✨ #CommunityFun2024 Contact us at (202) 248-0846 for more details.

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“Caregivers Support Group”

Every 3rd Sat. 11am - 1pm 4817 Blagden Avenue NW
Washington, DC

Please joining us in the “Caregivers Support Group” every 3rd Saturday from 11am to 1pm at the GNJ Senior Day Care Center located at 4817 Blagden Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. The support group is open to all District of Columbia Caregivers. For more information and registration please contact the Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Day Care Center at 202-723-8537.


Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Center to Host Vibrant Mardi Gras Celebration

February 13, 2024 - 12:30 pm to 2pm

The Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Center, a cornerstone for community engagement and senior well-being, is excited to announce its upcoming Mardi Gras celebration. Scheduled for February 13, 2024, from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM at 4817 Blagden Avenue NW, this event promises an afternoon filled with lively music, colorful festivities, and communal joy.

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