Walk and Talk Therapy: Moving the body, quieting the mind

nature path By Samantha Shepherd, LICSW • JFCS Therapist Part of my clinical practice as a psychotherapist at Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis focuses on supporting the mind-body connection. The biomedical model treats the body and mind as two separate entities, when other frameworks [...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: April 2023

Judy Desk blog - laptop with plant and coffee cup I’ve heard it mentioned that if you want to know how well a community functions, observe how it takes care of and addresses the needs of its aging population. Relatedly, many of us are familiar with the strong desire of older people to age well while aging independently. Author and physician Atul[...]

Staff Q&A: PJ Library Manager Geri Goldman

PJ Library Manager - Geri Goldman PJ Library is an international award-winning program designed to strengthen Jewish identity by sending Jewish-content books and music on a monthly basis to children from newborn through age 8. PJ Library also hosts regular community events for kids and families. Geri Goldman recently became the pro[...]