Annual Aging Summit Uses the Past to Set a Course for the Future

The Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MNLCOA) and co-conveners Age Friendly Minnesota and Minnesota Board on Aging hosted its annual gathering of statewide leaders in the field of aging this fall. The summit was a two-part strategic foresight workshop attended by JFS CEO Ruth Olkon and Aging & Disability Services Director Jill Grover. The summit […]

JFS Leaders Featured on TCJewFolk

As a leader in her field, JFS Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe, RN was featured on a TCJewFolk podcast about the generation-to-generation education series being offered at Sholom. Click here to listen to the discussion about aging in place. CEO Ruth Olkon was also interviewed twice. Click here to view her interview regarding her return to […]

Meet New JFS CEO

You are invited to join us for an open house to meet our new CEO Ruth Olkon on Tuesday, September 10 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at JFS. Ruth joins JFS after serving as the Manager of Community Health Improvement at Allina for the past eight years. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Meet […]

New CEO Joins JFS September 3

At the beginning of July, the board of directors of Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS) announced the selection of Ruth Hampton Olkon as Chief Executive Officer effective September 3. Ruth previously held the position of Manager of Community Health Improvement at Allina Health where she expanded services to help drive better health outcomes […]