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Humans of JF&CS
February 15, 2018
Welcome to Humans of JF&CS! Periodically, we will be featuring two different staff members to highlight the amazing work they do.

New Prayer Book for Nursing Home/Assisted Living Shabbat and Holiday Program
February 13, 2018
JF&CS is proud to announce the arrival of a new prayer book for our Nursing Home/Assisted Living Shabbat and Holiday Program.

Creating Connections Through Cell Phone Photography
February 8, 2018
As Program Coordinator for the Aging Well at Home Program in Salem, I am always looking for creative and functional activities that are not only of interest to residents, but also provide the opportunity to facilitate connections. So, I decided to offer a class on cell phone photography.

A Day of Giving Back
February 6, 2018
Aging Well at Home recently co-hosted A Day of Giving Back with Washington Square Minyan, a lively, egalitarian Jewish community located in Brookline.

Music, Memory and More!
February 1, 2018
It was clear to me that even though Alzheimer’s can steal your memories, it clearly cannot rob people of their ability to feel and express love, friendship, and the joy of music.

Making Sure They Are Not Forgotten
January 26, 2018
Lora Tarlin, Director of Schechter Holocaust Services, toured the International Museum of World War II in Natick, along with 27 survivors, many of whom are also JF&CS clients.

JF&CS Awarded $10,000 Grant from Eastern Bank
January 25, 2018
We are proud to announce that JF&CS has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation’s Targeted Grant program for CERS.

Your Elder Experts: Providing Answers and Assistance
January 23, 2018
Andrew and Jeff know just how daunting the process of caring for a sick loved one can be, but they both agree: pick up the phone and call.

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.

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