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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?

Luscious Latkes
December 13, 2010
Hanukkah truly started for me when I looked around the room and saw so many familiar and new faces at our Friendly Visitor Hanukkah Celebration.

New Faces at Your Elder Experts
December 10, 2010
The team at JF&CS Your Elder Experts keeps growing, broadening our expertise, and expanding our ability to keep elders living independently as long as possible.

A Sense of Connection
November 16, 2010
As a geriatric care manager for JF&CS Your Elder Experts I have had the chance to get to know several remarkable Holocaust survivors.

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.

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