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JF&CS Blog


JF&CS Blog

Living with Alzheimer's
November 15, 2010
More than 200 professionals and caregivers attended our recent symposium, "Everyday Living with Alzheimer’s: Creative Approaches from Research and Practice.”  

Legacies Connects Volunteers with Holocaust Survivors
November 8, 2010
Every year, the number of Holocaust survivors dwindles as survivors succumb to illness and old age. Since 2004, a devoted group of Legacies volunteers has reached out to these men and women throughout Greater Boston to honor and support them.

Dancing with the Stars
November 3, 2010
The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) was performing in Boston and we had the privilege of having David Leventhal, program manager for MMDG’s Dance for PD®, and John Heginbotham, company dancer, join our dance class.

From Boston to Dnepropetrovsk: Thanks for the Memories
October 26, 2010
As my week in Dnepropetrovsk was ending, I was struck by two things in particular. One was the incredible warmth and graciousness of the people I had met and the second was their openness to new ideas.

Balalaika comes to Brighton
October 20, 2010
Holocaust survivors from the former Soviet Union clapped their hands, bobbed their heads to the rhythm, and yelled, “Bravo.” They were responding to the extraordinary talent of Elina Karokhina, balalaika player, and her accompanist and singer, Mikhail Smirnov.

From Boston to Dnepropetrovsk: A Warm Welcome
October 14, 2010
I haven’t met any long lost relatives yet but have been welcomed with hugs and kisses by new found colleagues. The warmth and hospitality is truly amazing.

Making Music Together
October 6, 2010
My husband Dale is on the Board of JF&CS and we have always supported the wonderful programs under the auspices of JF&CS.

From Boston to Dnepropetrovsk
October 1, 2010
There are 241 miles between the cities of Odessa and Dnepropetrovsk in the Ukraine and 103 years since my newly married paternal grandparents left Odessa for the United States.

JF&CS VNA Receives CHAP Accreditation
September 14, 2010
The JF&CS Visiting Nurse Association has met the highest standards of excellence in the home health industry.

Steps for Life
August 26, 2010
JF&CS is excited to be a recipient of a two-year grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation for Steps for Life, a newly launched health and wellness campaign targeting 500 ethnically diverse, low-income elders in senior and intergenerational housing.

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