By Chris Rosenthal, Aging & Disability Services Director My beloved mom passed away recently. She had been a hospice patient for over three years. She always reminded us that “no one lives forever.” It was her acceptance of death that made it possible for her to readily accept hospice care. Mom gave her family the […]
We couldn’t have ordered better weather for our 3rd Annual Celebration of Service on June 2. The beautiful day seemed to set the tone for the entire event. Ted Flaum, our former CEO, held back his emotions as he thanked everyone for their support during his five year tenure at JFS. Ted has taken the […]
Mark your calendars now for our annual Celebration of Service. The event will include Senator and mental health advocate Al Franken. Retiring staff members Dora Lender and Chris Rosenthal will be our honorees.
In April, a team from JFS was invited to present at the statewide annual conference of the Minnesota Gerontological Society (MGS), attended by more than 500 professionals from throughout the state. The focus of the conference was “The Future of Aging: Rethink, Reimagine, Redesign.” The JFS team presented “Challenges and Solutions to Mental Health Services […]
Tickets are now on sale for our annual Celebration of Service Jazz Brunch, a fundraiser to benefit Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, on Sunday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Midpointe Event Center in St. Paul. We will honor Service Award recipients Dora Lender, newly retired JFS Senior Bilingual Community Specialist, […]
Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MNLCOA) 2018 Summit: Forward Progress for Aging Well in Minnesota
JFS Aging & Disability Services Director Chris Rosenthal, who represents JFS on the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MNLCOA), attended the 2018 Summit in December at the University of Minnesota. Approximately 200 professionals and legislators from around the state attended. The Summit is an annual event designed to focus on systems and policy at all […]
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 […]