At Jewish Family Service, we understand, honor, and respect the aging process. We are dedicated to ensuring older adults live a safe, active, and healthy life. Our many programs allow older adults to maintain their independence throughout the aging process.
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Programs and Services
Bereavement Services - JFS has a number of resources available to help with many of the decisions faced by families and friends after the death of a loved one.
Bikkur Holim Friendly Visitor - Friendly volunteers bring joy, conversation, community connection, and friendship to isolated Jewish older adults and homebound/ill individuals.
Counseling - We’re here to help you sort out the challenges in your life — and find the energy and strength to move forward. We take a more hands-on, proactive, work-together approach—arising from years of professional clinical experience. Find individual counseling and support groups to meet your needs.
Creating Opportunities for Older Persons (Co-Op) - We bring social programming and activities to residents in naturally occurring retirement communities.
Employment & Career Services - Are you unemployed? Underemployed? Changing careers? Ready to re-enter the workforce? Employment & Career Services can provide you with the tools you need to land your next job.
Corner Market - A market-style pantry open to everyone and offers fresh produce, bread, dairy, meat, healthy non‑perishable items, hygiene items, and pet supplies.
Geriatric Care Management - Our professional care managers are experts in the field of aging. They help manage the growing and complex demands and responsibilities of caring for you or your loved one.
JFS Fix-It Service - Trained and screened volunteers provide home safety modifications and minor home repairs for older adults age 60 and over.
Social & Wellness Centers
Our Social & Wellness Centers provide a fun location to exercise your mind, body, and spirit through a variety of social, recreational, and educational programming. Both provide Kosher lunches, daily activities, and transportation through our On the Go service.
On the Go - On the Go provides group and individual transportation solutions for older adults to medical and personal appointments, community events, Social & Wellness Centers, shopping centers, organized excursions, and more.
Referral Application for vendors serving the elderly click here