Powerful Tools for Caregivers: A Self-Care Program for Caregivers

Registration is being accepted for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week educational series that has been shown to have a positive impact on caregiver’s health. The class will meet from 1:00 to 2:30PM via Zoom each Tuesday from February 2 through March 9. It is important to take time to care for yourself, so you […]

Otto Bremer Trust Awards Grant

JFS has been awarded a $105,000 one-year grant from Otto Bremer Trust. The grant will be used to strengthen social service programs focused on economic stability, mental health and self-reliance for seniors and low-income individuals. Employment Assistance offers job search, career development, resume and letter writing assistance, and interview preparation to people who might be entering […]

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group is designed to provide proven resources and methods for caregivers who are caring for someone at home or considering in-home services or a transition to assisted living or long-term […]

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group is designed to provide proven resources and methods for caregivers who are caring for someone at home or considering in-home services or a transition to assisted living or long-term […]

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group is designed to provide proven resources and methods for caregivers who are caring for someone at home or considering in-home services or a transition to assisted living or long-term […]

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group is designed to provide proven resources and methods for caregivers who are caring for someone at home or considering in-home services or a transition to assisted living or long-term […]

March Support Groups Free and Open to the Public

Dementia Caregivers Group meets second and fourth Monday of each month. Monday, March 9 and 23, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Community Room, Sholom East, 740 Kay St., St. Paul. Grief East Metro Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month, March 4 at Sholom East Shaller Campus, 740 Kay, St. Paul. West Metro Group meets on the […]

February Support Groups, Free and Open to the Public

Dementia Caregivers Group meets second and fourth Monday of each month, February 10 and 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Community Room, Sholom East Shaller Campus, 740 Kay, St. Paul. Grief East Metro Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month, February 5 at Sholom East Shaller Campus, 740 Kay, St. Paul. West Metro Group meets on the […]

New Program Adds Caregiver Coaching and Counseling

Caregivers have such a tough job. To provide the best possible care for a loved one, they often sacrifice their own physical and emotional needs. The experiences involved with providing care can strain even the most capable person. The resulting feelings of anger, anxiety, sadness, isolation, exhaustion—and then guilt for having these feelings—can exact a […]

In Honor of Caregivers

by Chris Rosenthal, Aging and Disability Services Director November was National Family Caregiver Month, but at JFS, we honor caregivers all year long with programs designed to support them in the very difficult work they do. We are very excited to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Metropolitan Area Agency on […]