Volunteering with Jewish Family Services

The Jewish Family Services (JFS) Volunteer corps has been growing by leaps and bounds this past year! Here are a few comparative statistics: In 2015 there were 840 volunteer hours. In 2016 there were 1,542.25 volunteer hours. That is an increase of 83.5% From July 2014-June 2015 we had 137 Volunteers. In July 2015-June 2016 we Read on! →

Caregiver Stress

As our population ages, more and more people will find themselves in the role of caregiver. With this new role can come an increase in stress. It is important that caregivers know the signs of caregiver stress and some tips to help alleviate it. Below are lists of the signs that one is experiencing caregiver Read on! →

If you are a Baby Boomer (or know someone who is) watch this!

JFS was pleased to host a free, four-part lecture series entitled “Baby Boomers 101.” The focus of this series was on helping older adults and their adult children to learn about different long-term care housing options, plan for retirement, identify strategies to downsize and relocate to a different setting, and to finance long-term care in Read on! →