From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: November 2020

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper JFCS excited to announce launch of Memory Cafe program Current events require all of us to pay close attention to details we might never have given much thought to in the past. Washing our hands copiously, making sure we have facemasks at the ready, eye-balling distances of six or more feet [...]

JFCS Senior Services excited to launch virtual Memory Café program

By Lindsay Kant, LGSW • Memory Café Coordinator Over the years I’ve worked with people with memory loss and their caregivers, I have seen many struggle with social isolation. Many find they are not able to participate in groups and activities in the same way they used to, and social situati[...]

Planning for a COVID winter

COVID Winter Embracing winter sports, indoor hobbies and hygge By Natalie Quiring-Oleson, MSW, LICSW • JFCS Counselor It seems fall is coming closer to an end, with patches of snow remaining in yards reminding us of the snowstorms of October. Temperatures have fallen considerably, which means yet ag[...]

Volunteer Spotlight – November 2020: Haylee Saxon

Haylee is pictured above with her husband, Ben Saxon. What’s your current volunteer role at JFCS and in what ways have you volunteered with JFCS in the past? I currently serve as a volunteer within NextGen, the young adult group associated with JFCS. I started volunteering with JFCS in high[...]