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Spirited Aging Program Comes to JF&CS Staff
February 27, 2018
Every day we are bombarded with messages in the media about aging. Marjie Sokoll decided to fight back against ageist stereotypes and mindsets by starting the JF&CS Spirited Aging program.

Humans of JF&CS Part 2
February 22, 2018
This week on Humans of JF&CS, meet Beth Soltzberg, Director of Alzheimer’s/Related Disorders Family Support Program, and Peggy Kaufman, Director of the Center for Early Relationship Support!

Visiting Moms Visits Dnepropetrovsk
February 20, 2018
What if, in addition to the stresses of being a new mother, you live in a climate of political unrest? What if you are a new mother who lives in Dnepropetrovsk (“Dnep”), Ukraine who needs maternal support and empathetic listening?

Humans of JF&CS Part 1
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.

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