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Car Mitzvah
January 14, 2011
I loved our old family 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the time I sat in a booster seat in it until I sat in the driver's seat.

JF&CS and JFSNS Merge
January 13, 2011
I'm pleased to announce that we are expanding our ability to serve the community through a merger with Jewish Family Service of the North Shore.

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.

Support JF&CS with an IRA Charitable Rollover
December 30, 2010
If you are 70 ½ years-old or older, you can now support Jewish Family & Children’s Service with a gift through your IRA rollover.

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.

Mothering without a Model
December 28, 2010
I was moved by a post I read recently on an online support group for “motherless mothers.”

Toy Drive a Success
December 22, 2010
A Massachusetts grandmother has recently obtained custody of her granddaughter, Sarah. She and her husband barely make ends meet themselves and had no money to purchase a Chanukkah gift for Sarah.

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?

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