Making an Impact: Self-Care is Critical

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. “Julia,” age 78, is the primary caregiver for her husband “Bob,” age 85, who suffered a stroke […]

Making an Impact: Safe Independent Living Requires Multiple Touch Points

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. “I have the honor of providing care planning and coordination for Nancy, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor,” said […]

Making an Impact: Boundaries Help Establish Better Relationship

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Lauren is a 46-year-old woman who is on the CADI waiver. She reached out to her JFS […]

Making an Impact: Giving Careful Consideration

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Rosie was hospitalized for immediate, acute care for her many health issues. Upon discharge to a transitional […]

Making an Impact: Care Never Stops

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Philip is a 55-year-old client on the Ramsey County Disability Waiver. He has been disabled […]

Making an Impact: Art Brings Isolated Senior and Volunteer Together

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. “Kate,” an isolated senior, called to request support and social interaction from a JFS volunteer. She was […]

Making an Impact: More Important Than Ever to Come Together

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. During her care management assessment, Brenda quietly cried as her JFS case manager offered to ensure she […]

Making an Impact: Creating Joy Improves Mood

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. Samantha was referred to our PEARLS (Program to […]

Making an Impact: There’s No Place Like Home

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. JFS client Liz has right side weakness resulting […]