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June 17, 2021
We spoke with Assisting Hands Home Care, a deeply engaged sponsor of JF&CS Memory Café to learn about their impact its the community.

An older man video chatting on a smartphone.
January 20, 2021
The Your Elder Experts team has put together five tips for helping older adults stay socially engaged and active.

Ben Boverman, a JF&CS Friendly Visitor volunteer.
January 11, 2021
As a Friendly Visitor volunteer, Ben Boverman gained a treasured friendship with an older adult….and an unexpected connection to his past.

Karen with her mother and children.
October 15, 2020
When you’re caring for a parent living with dementia, it’s easy to spiral into self-criticism. Feelings of guilt, inadequacy, and helplessness are all too common.

A CHAI Works participant painting at home.
June 21, 2020
Life during a pandemic is truly uncharted territory. At JF&CS, our programs have adapted to meet the current social-emotional needs of our clients while helping them build skills of resilience and strategies for persevering during these difficult days.

Judy and Abbe at the JF&CS Memory Memory Café.
February 25, 2020
Abbe and Judy have been friends for more than 30 years. When Judy started to develop dementia, Abbe was determined to find an activity that the two of them could both enjoy.

Faye, Mitchell, Doris, and Steven Robbins.
February 21, 2020
When Steven Robbins' father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the Robbins family directed their passion for improving the lives of others to those who are affected by PD.

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February 3, 2020
When Sasha, a client of Schechter Holocaust Services, got injured and needed help, JF&CS stepped in to get her the care she deserved.

The Schechter Holocaust Services Advisory Council participating in the We Remember campaign.
January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp.

January 7, 2020
JF&CS is pleased to introduce Mary Curlew, LICSW, our new Community Education and Training Specialist.

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