Do My Parents Need to Move?

JFS RN Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe will present “Do My Parents Need to Move?” on Sunday, November 17 from 10 to 11:30AM at Mount Zion Temple as part of the Sholom c.a.r.e.s. education series. Learn more about what it means to age-in-place, how to find senior housing and the mystery of successful downsizing. Bonnie leads […]

Do My Parents Need to Move?

JFS RN Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe will present “Do My Parents Need to Move?” on Sunday, November 17 from 10 to 11:30AM at Mount Zion Temple as part of the Sholom c.a.r.e.s. education series. Learn more about what it means to age-in-place, how to find senior housing and the mystery of successful downsizing. Bonnie leads […]

Harvesting Fun and Purpose Through Cross-Generational Good Deeds

JFS recently partnered with Sholom to harvest the vegetable gardens on their campus to be used by Open Arms of Minnesota (OAM), a worthy organization in our community. OAM has an urban farm adjacent to Sholom that they utilize in the fresh, organic meals they prepare and deliver to people with life-threatening illnesses throughout the […]

JFS and Sholom Partner to Enrich the Lives of Elders and the Greater Community

JFS is partnering with Sholom to bring the benefits of gardening to Sholom residents as we volunteer together to share the bounty of the season with a worthy organization in the greater community, Open Arms of Minnesota. We’re seeking 15-20 friends to support residents by volunteering to harvest and package garden produce on Thursday, September […]

Mom, Dad…Can We Talk?

Last November, JFS partnered with Sholom and the St. Paul JCC to offer the “Thinking of Change?” forum designed for people facing the changes that mid-life often brings. Over and over, we heard participants ask for more workshops and information on caring for aging parents. With 75 million Americans between ages 40 and 60 dealing […]

JFS Volunteers Help Sholom Residents Get Growing This Spring

More than a dozen Sholom residents participated in spring planting assisted by JFS volunteers. The group recently gathered in one of the many common areas of Sholom to plant chard, cabbage, kale, squash, cucumbers and bean seedlings in trays. “This was a fun activity for the residents and volunteers alike,” said volunteer Pola Rest. “The […]

Register Now for New Volunteer Opportunity

The St. Paul Mitzvah Corp is a new volunteer opportunity that allows volunteers to participate in unique, impactful activities that serve JFS clients, the Jewish community, and partner agencies throughout the metro area. To kick off this collaboration, The Corp is partnering with Sholom and Open Arms Minnesota to begin the growing process this spring. […]