Knowing where to start to support older adults in our community can seem overwhelming. Our community education services are accessible and distinct tools for individuals, families, and synagogues to learn how to best aid the mental health and well-being of older adults.
Alzheimer's/Related Dementias Family Support
An information and support program for families and community organizations confronting changes and challenges brought on by dementia. We provide useful resources for communities to foster conversations about dementia and opportunities to grow.
Aging & Mental Health Training
At JF&CS, we bring more than 20 years of experience and expertise in working with older adults in the field of mental health. JF&CS Aging and Mental Health fee-based services include staff consultation, curriculum development, and training.
Synagogue Support & Resources
The Caring Communities Resource Network (CCRN) supports synagogue efforts to create and sustain caring communities through synagogue and community-wide trainings, consultations, and conferences.
Provides education, training, and consultation to older adults and aging service providers to both prevent and address mental health problems that put older adults at risk for suicide.
Social Aggression Guide
For those working with older adults in a community setting, you can download Creating Caring Communities: A Guide to Addressing Social Aggression in Older Adult Communities.
The Healing Circle
An innovative model of self-care for human service professionals, designed to be replicated in a variety of workplace environments. Read more about Healing Circle here.
This free service is staffed by eldercare professionals who will connect you with the resources and expert advice you need.
Aging Life Care Management
Your Elder Experts
Your Elder Experts is a team of caring professionals who guide older adults and their families through the complexities and challenges of aging well.
Support for caregivers
Adult Family Care
A MassHealth program offering financial assistance and support to caregivers of individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions