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Making Teatime Divine

The ritual of preparing and enjoying a cup of tea is centuries old and crosses many cultures. During the Chinese Tang Dynasty (618-907), Lu Yu’s Tea Classic covered the cultivation, drying and preparation of tea. Fast forward to the 17th century when tea was brought to the west. And of course many of us studied the Boston Tea Party when colonists dumped tea into the Boston Harbor to protest British taxation. (Find out more about the history at peets.com/learn/history-of-tea or good old Wikipedia) According to the Tea Council of the US (teausa.com), tea is the most widely consumed beverage worldwide after water. And the Council notes that there are many health benefits that may be associated

Seabury Celebration of Service 2019 Honorees

Jane Anderson, Christ Congregational Church Something sparked when Bob recounted his health crisis--a heart attack and hospitalization right before Christmas. He recognized holiday preparations were pressing, but he was hurt that only the minister visited and only one person called. Jane Anderson was among those hearing his story and knew, "We can do better." With the Minister of Care and Community and several other Deacons interested in improving congregational care, she began the brainstorming process that a year and a half later emerged as Because We Care --- an outreach of lay visitors to persons in the congregation experiencing significant transitions, losses, and other challenges. Many

Social Worker Highlight: Geoffrey Barron

Since March is National Professional Social Work Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight one of our social workers, Geoffrey Barron. Seabury’s Chief Executive Officer, Deborah Royster, sat down with the Lead Social Worker at our Ward 6 Lead Agency to discuss his work. Deborah Royster: March is National Social Work Month and we are very happy to observe it. Can you tell me how you got into social work and what drew you to this field? Geoffrey Barron: I’ve always cared deeply about people. And suffered when I saw people suffering. And community means a great deal to me. I believe we are at our happiest when we feel part of a group. Even happier when our group is working on pro

Virginia Ali, Founder of Ben's Chili Bowl, to be Honored at the 2019 Leadership in Aging Awards

The Board of Directors of Seabury Resources for Aging is pleased to announce Virginia Ali as the recipient of the 2019 Leadership in Aging Award. Virginia Ali grew up on a farm in rural Virginia and moved to Washington looking for new opportunities. In 1958 Ben and Virginia Ali opened Ben’s Chili Bowl on U Street in Washington, DC. The restaurant has been a landmark and oasis through all of the changes in the U Street neighborhood and the greater Washington community. Virginia and her late husband Ben Ali were among the first inductees to the Washington, DC Hall of Fame. In 2011 the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation was formed to give back to the communities in which Ben’s operates. In 2018, Mrs.

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