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JF&CS Blog


JF&CS Blog

Finding Light in Times of Darkness
December 8, 2011
Most of us look forward to celebrating holidays with friends and family. But for those who are grieving a loss, the holiday can seem unbearably sad.

Shall We Dance?
October 26, 2011
Starting in November, the Parkinson's Family Support program will take its Parkinson's Dance program to Cambridge.

October 21, 2011
I heard the Radio Boston story about a man with Alzheimer's who sings with the JF&CS Tremble Clefs choral group for people with Parkinson's disease.

Food for Thought
October 12, 2011
The September Parkinson's Education, Networking, and Support group was a resounding success, measured in part by the group's spontaneous applause at its conclusion.

Parkinson’s Community Quilt Project
September 20, 2011
"The morning cruise began with a sunny, clear sky and balmy warm wind on my boat. Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease threw me off course."

The Journey of Grief During the Days of Awe
September 14, 2011
Miriam, a 24-year-old graduate student, tragically experienced the sudden death of her brother this past year.

Parkinson’s Support Group for Men
September 1, 2011
A wonderful article was just published in a national OT journal about our Parkinson's Family Support program's summer men's group.

Communicating Through Dementia
August 2, 2011
For most of us, conversational speech is some version of an equal exchange. That's not always the case when communicating with someone with dementia.

Parkinson’s Dance is Inspiring
July 28, 2011
The joy and inspiration of Parkinson's dance is palpable on Wednesdays at JF&CS when families join us for a weekly dance class.

A Celebratory Luncheon
July 26, 2011
Schechter Holocaust Services has a group of committed volunteers serving on it's long-standing advisory committee. Last month they held a celebratory luncheon.

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