Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Each week caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress and help them take care of themselves while caring for others. Caregivers increase self-confidence, learn to balance their lives, better communicate their feelings and feel empowered to make tough decisions.

Registration is Now Open for Caregiver’s Program

JFS is now accepting registration for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week educational series that has been shown to have a positive impact on caregiver’s health. Participants will learn self-care behaviors including increased exercise, relaxation and medical check-ups; emotion management to reduce guilt, anger and depression; building self-confidence to cope with care giving demands; and […]

Do My Parents Need to Move?

JFS RN Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe will present “Do My Parents Need to Move?” on Sunday, November 17 from 10 to 11:30AM at Mount Zion Temple as part of the Sholom c.a.r.e.s. education series. Learn more about what it means to age-in-place, how to find senior housing and the mystery of successful downsizing. Bonnie leads […]

Do My Parents Need to Move?

JFS RN Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe will present “Do My Parents Need to Move?” on Sunday, November 17 from 10 to 11:30AM at Mount Zion Temple as part of the Sholom c.a.r.e.s. education series. Learn more about what it means to age-in-place, how to find senior housing and the mystery of successful downsizing. Bonnie leads […]

November Support Groups, Free and Open to the Public

Dementia Caregivers Monday, November 11 and 25, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Community Room, Sholom East, 740 Kay St., St. Paul. Group meets second and fourth Monday of each month. For questions or to RSVP, contact Chris Rosenthal at (651) 690-8920. Grief East Metro Group: Wednesday, November 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Board Room, Sholom East, 740 Kay St., St. […]

Difficult Conversations: Adult Children and their Aging Parents

It is a common topic of conversation these days among those whose parents are facing the impacts of aging. “My Mom has fallen three times within the past few months and I’m so worried about her.” “Since my Mom died, my Dad seems down. His mobility is so limited; he rarely leaves the house anymore.” […]

What’s In Your Emergency Hospital Visit Bag?

The last thing on your mind in case of an emergency is what to pack, yet it can be vitally important and make a very stressful time a little less so. Just as an expectant mother has a bag packed, seniors need to also pay attention to details and have an emergency hospital visit bag […]