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Making Healthy Choices Fun
September 18, 2018
Nora Saul, CHAI Services nutritionist, organized a salad competition and dinner for the CHAI residents at our Waltham office. The challenge? Make a salad that meets certain nutritional guidelines, while also being creative and delicious.

A Deeper Look at Traditional Prayers of Mourning
September 13, 2018
During this season of remembrance and renewal, we encourage Jewish communities everywhere to create an inclusive space for abuse survivors.

Back-to-School Considerations or Ideas for Parents
September 6, 2018
Transitioning to school in the fall, especially for young children, is an experience which is likely to be both exciting and stressful for the whole family. You might worry, “Is he ready? How will we all adjust? Will she make friends?"

Ask the Expert: Amy Willinsky
August 21, 2018
Amy Willinsky shares information about Emergency Financial Assistance, and answers the questions she is asked most frequently.

Disability Resource Network: Opportunities for Your Child This Fall
August 16, 2018
The fall signifies the beginning of school, and for many, a new start with work. For those with loved ones with disabilities, having support, advocacy and someone to help navigate through the school system can be of tremendous help.

Humans of JF&CS Part 8
August 14, 2018
This week on Humans of JF&CS, meet Ruth Maffa, Senior Development Officer, and Gail Leichtman, Geriatric Care Manager.

It Felt Like We Had All Adopted Her Together
August 10, 2018
"We had considered adoption but were too nervous to pursue it until I met Anne Woodfork, head of Adoption Services at Jewish Family Services (JFS) North Shore."

Help Introduce Your Community to Memory Cafés
August 7, 2018
A new, one-minute public service announcement (PSA) video in English and Spanish is available from the JF&CS Percolator Memory Café Network.

Singing to the Back Row
August 2, 2018
When Jeanne Andersen and Christine Pizer responded to a notice looking for volunteer singers last summer, they had no idea what a positive effect the experience would have on their own lives.

Q&A with Isabel Lopez
July 31, 2018
Hear from Isabel Lopez, Family Support Partner in Early Connections/Conexiones Tempranas (ECCT).

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