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Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

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1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
6516980767 www.jfssp.org

January 2020

Next Chapter Series

Next Chapter Series

January 12|10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Free

JFS invites women who are navigating or embarking on a mid-life journey to another session of the popular Next Chapter Series on Sunday, January 12 in the JFS Board Room. Participation is free; however registration is required.

Psychologist Ruth Markowitz will help the group explore aging and friendships. The time of this session is slightly longer, from 10:00AM to noon. Refreshments will be available beginning at 9:45AM.

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

January 16|10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 6 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$25

Each week caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce personal stress and help them take care of themselves while caring for others. Caregivers increase self-confidence, learn to balance their lives, better communicate their feelings and feel empowered to make tough decisions.

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February 2020

Being Mortal

End of Life Conversations Series Offered

February 13|5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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“Who Speaks for Me?” a free two-part series about end of life conversations will be offered at JFS. Join the series for the movie “Being Mortal” on Thursday, February 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room at JFS. There will be a post-movie discussion facilitated by JFS Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe, RN, and Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC. Light snacks will be served.Come back for dinner on Thursday, February 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Being Mortal

End of Life Conversations Series Offered

February 20|5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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“Who Speaks for Me?” a free two-part series about end of life conversations will be offered at JFS. Join the series for the movie “Being Mortal” on Thursday, February 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room at JFS. There will be a post-movie discussion facilitated by JFS Care Manager Bonnie Jaffe, RN, and Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC. Light snacks will be served.Come back for dinner on Thursday, February 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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May 2020

Pregnancy and Newborn Support During a Pandemic

Pregnancy and Newborn Support During a Pandemic

May 6|8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

Pregnancy and Newborn Support During a Pandemic, May 6, 2020 08:00 PM Central Time. If you are pregnant or just had a baby during this wild time, you likely have even more on your mind.

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Healing Service

May 13|7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

Join with Jews across Minnesota as we open our hearts with prayer. Strengthen our faith with Torah and life each other with song in this time of pandemic.

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JFS Community Chaplain to Lead Medical Ethics Class

May 14|7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursday 5/14 and 5/21
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will teach Jewish Medical Ethics: End of Life Decision Making. The class will be offered on Thursday, May 14 and 21 from 7:00 to 8:30PM via Zoom.

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Tea and Talk: Open the Door to Conversations

May 18|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

JFS) will offer Open the Door to Conversations, Monday, May 18, from 4:00 to 5:00PM via Zoom. Join the conversation about advanced care directives and end of life care. The event is free and open to the public.

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Next Chapter Series

May Next Chapter Series

May 31|10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

JFS invites women who are navigating or embarking on a mid-life journey to another session of the popular Next Chapter Series on Sunday, May 31 from 10:00 to 11:30AM via Zoom. Participation is free.

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June 2020

The Doctor is in: An Evening With a Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert

June 10|8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

JFS will offer “The Doctor is in: An Evening With a Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert” to provide support for expectant parents during the COVID pandemic on Wednesday, June 10, from 8:00 to 9:00PM. The Zoom event will feature Dr. Bazak Sharon, M.D.

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Support for Expecting & New Parents

June 17|8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

Topics will include navigating changes in prenatal/postnatal care and birth plans, safely navigating health care systems and more. Discussion will focus on how to accept the uncertainty of living through a pandemic while planning for your new arrival.

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July 2020

Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 1|3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturing and confidential environment.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 13|3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Second Monday of the Month
Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 15|3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturing and confidential environment. The meetings offer participants a nurturing, confidential environment of support as they journey through the grieving process. The comfort, support, and validation gained by interacting with others in a similar position can be vital to the mental and physical well-being of the bereaved. The group meets on the first Wednesday of the…

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

July 27|3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, 1633 W 7th
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group is designed to provide proven resources and methods for caregivers who are caring for someone at home or considering in-home services or a transition to assisted living or long-term care. During the meeting, members discuss experiences and emotions that accompany this often-challenging role. The comfort, support, and validation gained by interacting with others in…

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