What’s Next for NextGen

By David Lauer • Development NextGen Coordinator   I started working with NextGen in November 2018, and it has been a wonderful time of growth and discovery. I was intrigued to start learning about the history of the program. Founded in 2012, NextGen set out to provide volunteer and lea[...]

JFCS excited to announce launch of Jewish Community Addiction Services

By Becky Lyle Sulkin, MSW, LGSW • Jewish Community Addiction Services Coordinator   JFCS is excited to announce the launch of Jewish Community Addiction Services. In developing these initiatives, we have been guided by a community survey and the Jewish Community Addiction Services Advis[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: March 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper “Understanding and love requires a wisdom that comes only with age.” These are the words of the famous poet, Anne Sexton. With every passing day, I acknowledge their truth more and more. That’s a reflection of my own aging, as well as insight stemming from my role as caregiver to an aging pare[...]

Caregiver Conference: Q&A with keynote speaker Vic Sandler

One month after Dr. Vic Sandler’s mother died of lung cancer, his father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Sandler understood the disease; he had cared for hundreds of patients with dementia during his over 20 years of geriatric medical practice. But in caring for his beloved father, he en[...]