Membership is necessary to register, and to attend, AJA 50+ programs. Any individual aged fifty years or older (and his or her partner) may become a member.

Members of AJA 50+

Membership Benefits

  • Opportunity to contribute to governing, shaping and delivering of programs
  • Access to daytime AJA 50+ programs at very affordable fees
  • Weekly email updates and program reminders


The annual membership fee for 2023-24 is $60.00 per person. The membership year runs from September 1st to August 31st. Although you are welcome to join or renew at any time, membership fees are not pro-rated.

Creative Connections

Creative Connections is the only day-out program in Ottawa with consistent Jewish content for cognitively well seniors.

Buy Online Membership

  1. Each person must  have their own UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS.  This is our way of identifying you.  Couples must register and pay separately.  Sorry, this is the only way we can manage online registration at this time.
  2. Each person can only buy ONE membership which would be for themselves.
  3. This membership is valid for this membership year and will expire Aug 31, 2024. Membership is required to participate in AJA 50+ programs and is not pro-rated.
  4. You will receive a charitable receipt for the cost of the membership, by mail in January.


If you experience difficulty buying online, please contact our Executive Director, Sheila Osterer, 613-286-3336,
For general membership information, contact our membership chairperson, Dan Sigler,