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JF&CS Blog

Remembering Dora
February 1, 2011
When I was in college I worked as a nurse's aide in a non-Jewish nursing home in Brighton. It was there that I met Dora.

Team Responds Rapidly
January 27, 2011
Albert, an elderly Russian immigrant, was scared and alone in an unfamiliar city. Could JF&CS help?

Life Stories
January 7, 2011
I had the good fortune to attend a conference in December called “Addressing Aging and Mental Health in a Multi-Cultural Society.”

Health Care Reform and End-of-Life Planning
January 6, 2011
Last year, Medicare paid $55 billion just for doctor and hospital bills during the last two months of patients' lives. That's a lot of money...

Tremble Clefs on WBUR
January 4, 2011
Listen to WBUR's coverage of the Tremble Clefs, our innovative choral group for people with Parkinson's disease and their care partners.

Love and Other Drugs
December 29, 2010
I can’t tell you how many people told me I HAD to see the new movie with Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal, Love and Other Drugs, because Anne Hathaway’s character has Parkinson’s disease.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
December 20, 2010
When we talk about caregivers, how often are we thinking about and including grandparents or other kin caregivers who are raising children?

Luscious Latkes
December 13, 2010
Hanukkah truly started for me when I looked around the room and saw so many familiar and new faces at our Friendly Visitor Hanukkah Celebration.

New Faces at Your Elder Experts
December 10, 2010
The team at JF&CS Your Elder Experts keeps growing, broadening our expertise, and expanding our ability to keep elders living independently as long as possible.

A Sense of Connection
November 16, 2010
As a geriatric care manager for JF&CS Your Elder Experts I have had the chance to get to know several remarkable Holocaust survivors.

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