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Percolator Memory Café Network Receives $20,000 Award
January 19, 2018
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation awarded the Percolator Memory Café Network a generous grant in the category of Creative Expression.

Taking the Lead: Supporting People Impacted by Dementia
January 18, 2018
A memory café is a social gathering for individuals living with dementia and their care partners. Last year, JF&CS helped support the spread of cafés with its introduction of the Massachusetts Memory Café Toolkit.

True Communal Joy for Elders at Chanukkah
December 20, 2017
This past Sunday, we celebrated the 12th Annual Friendly Visitor Chanukkah Celebration sponsored by Claire and Norton Sherman, of blessed memory.

Tremble Clefs Reflection
December 5, 2017
From its cheeky name to the ingenious reworking of classic tunes to incorporate lyrics that make light of their disease, the Tremble Clefs’ approach to music exemplifies their strength and optimism in the face of Parkinson’s.

Sniffing Out a Solution
November 8, 2017
Our hope is that this important information, like the existence of the Kidde Explosive Gas Alarm, can be shared with all those living with Parkinson’s disease so they can feel safer in their homes.

For Her and Her Alone
July 7, 2017
Zachary Sclar participated in JF&CS Legacies: High School Visits and met with Regina, a Holocaust survivor.

Marsha Frankel: 18 Years of Devotion to JF&CS
June 29, 2017
Marsha Frankel retired from JF&CS as the Clinical Director of JF&CS Services for Older Adults and the Director of Mental Health Services.

The Power of a Song
June 27, 2017
At JF&CS Café Hakalah, something magical happens whenever they sing the song Tumbalalaika.

Moved to Write at the Art of Resilience
May 23, 2017
Dan Crowley and Gil Aliber returned home from Celebrating the Art of Resilience and were moved to write poetry.

We Always Believed in Giving
May 19, 2017
Sue Melvin recently made a bequest to JF&CS Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson’s Family Support.

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