JFS Staff Member Featured at MAVA Conference

JFS Volunteer Engagement Specialist Margie Solomon was a presenter at the recent MN Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) leadership conference. During the “Tapping into the Strengths of Older Volunteers” workshop, Margie, along with two other co-facilitators, helped participants explore pathways to volunteering for seniors and recognize the significant value they bring. While abilities may change […]

JFS Staff Expand Engagement With Sholom

JFS friend and neighbor Sholom has asked JFS Aging Services Director Chris Kellogg, JD, to serve on the Sholom Community Alliance (SCA) Quality Care Committee. This committee is responsible for ensuring that the quality of life, care and services that are provided to all those served by Sholom are based on industry standards and regulations, […]

Training Designed to Create Dementia Friendly Communities

In 2010 the State of Minnesota passed legislation requiring the state to prepare for the huge impact Alzheimer’s disease will have on our population and our resources over the next few decades. One of the five areas the state identified as needing attention is helping communities become dementia capable. The state chose five pilot communities […]