Disrupting diet culture

By Samantha Shepherd, MSW, LICSW • JFCS Therapist Food brings people together, gives us sustenance, plays an integral role in both secular and religious traditions, and is even seen as medicine. While food is used in so many connecting and healing ways, diet culture has interrupted this connec[...]

PJ Library: Keep your kids’ nutrition on track this summer

Registered Dietician Andrea Potashnick will lead educational and fun evening for moms on diet/nutrition on June 13   By Carrie Fink • PJ Library Coordinator   As summer break begins, with longer days, more social gatherings, and lots of time outside, you may find your child[...]

Nutrition and your health

By Annette Sandler • JFCS Aging Services Director   At any age, good nutrition plays an important role in our overall health. This is increasingly true as we age. JFCS Senior Services can help older adults achieve these goals with programs such as Kosher Meals on Wheels, Shopping Servic[...]