Senior Services

Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA)

The Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA) has served older adults, their families and caregivers for over 45 years, and is recognized as the organization to turn to for aging information, direct services and advocacy in central Virginia. JABA provides comprehensive services that promote overall wellness, giving older adults and individuals with disabilities the supports they need to age in the home of their choice for as long as possible.

Key programs include Respite and Enrichment Centers, Community Senior Centers, Medicare and ACA Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Information and Assistance, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Health Services and a vibrant Volunteer Program.

Nelson County Community Senior Centers

JABA’s Community Senior Centers offer a wide range of activities, healthful lunches and meaningful connections with your peers and other community members. Nourish your body, mind and spirit through exercise, music, crafts, movies, games, field trips and so much more. Centers are located in Lovingston and Faber.

If you are an adult age 60+ or with a disability, and can manage your medications and personal care, you are eligible to become a member of one of JABA’s Community Senior Centers. Individuals who use assistive devices are most welcome. Membership is free, with a small suggested donation for lunch.

Center members have access to all JABA services, if desired, including health screenings, information on health issues and assistance in managing chronic diseases.

Nelson County Community Senior Center

8445 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, VA 22949

JABA Charlottesville
674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 9
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Ryan School Apartments
Independent Living Community
105 Ryan Circle
Shipman, VA 22971

JABA Information & Referral

JABA Volunteer Services