April Tribute Gifts

Jeri Glick-Anderson donated in honor of Rena and Barry Glaser. Esti Koen and Andy Meltzer contributed in honor of Rena and Barry Glaser. Jay Krasnow donated to the Brian and Judith R. Krasnow Fund for Senior Services in honor of the anniversary of Melissa Krasnow and Danley Chan. Darlene and Marshall Kaplan made a gift […]

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Virtual Annual Caregiver Conference Reaches Hundreds

Keeping the Spirit Alive, the free bi-annual conference for caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia was held virtually on May 2. More than 250 people across 23 states registered for the event. JFS Director of Aging & Disability Services Jill Grover, MSW, LISW, along with Laine Bermansohn, Program Supervisor for Senior Services […]

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JFS Community Chaplain Featured Speaker at Annual Hospice Conference

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, presented “End of Life Care in the Jewish Tradition” at the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care 2021 virtual annual conference. Her session shared both spiritual insights as well as practical understandings for practitioners working with those of the Jewish tradition. Rabbi Lynn explained Jewish teachings; provided […]

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JFS Promotions and New Hires

The JFS UCare team announces the addition of two new care coordinators to its team. Liz Clare, LGSW, and Kayla Salseg will provide comprehensive case management services for older/disabled adults residing in the community. Kayla is completing her social work internship at JFS and is graduating from St. Kate’s. Liz has extensive experience in the healthcare […]

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Conversations around the Second-Generation Experience

JFS will offer “Conversations around the Second-Generation Holocaust Survivor Experience,” Thursday, June 10, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. via Zoom. The event will improve Second Generation members’ understanding of their parents’ traumatic reactions and how these reactions influenced their development. Participants will learn how facets of their childhood experiences might continue to impact them as adults. […]

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Employment and Financial Services Expands

JFS announces the expansion of its Employment Services and Emergency Financial Assistance programs. Thanks to a grant from the Yad B’Yad campaign of St. Paul Jewish Federation, the Employment Services program is now supported by a full-time staff person to help people search for employment, develop a resume, improve interview skills, earn additional training and […]

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Employment Services Expands

JFS announces the expansion of its employment services program. Thanks to a grant from the St. Paul Jewish Federation, the program is now supported by a full-time staff person to help people search for employment, develop a resume, improve interview skills, earn additional training and access public transportation. For the past three years, JFS Employment […]

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JFS Seeks Psychotherapist

The JFS counseling program is seeking a part-time to full-time psychotherapist to join its thriving, congenial and well-respected practice. The successful candidate must possess the requisite training and licensure to be eligible immediately for credentialing with Medicare and be able to function at a high level both independently and as part of a team of […]

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Radio Program Hosts JFS Expert

JFS Senior Services Supervisor Bonnie Jaffe, RN, was a guest on the Alzheimer’s Speaks radio program hosted by Lori La Bey. Bonnie has worked with dementia patients and caregivers for many years, using her education and extensive experience to help them maximize the quality of their lives. Bonnie talked about the evolution of her care […]

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