Legacy giving empowers YOU to support your passions

By Dana Rubin • Development Director Just last month I had what I would describe as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the man, the legend, Mr. Harold Grinspoon. For those of you who don’t know who I am talking about, Mr. Grinspoon (pictured above, second from left) is the fou[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: July 2018

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Everywhere you turn for news and information these days seems to include a story or article about longevity. We are literally inundated with features about how healthy we appear to be aging, how vigorous older adults can be, and how seniors’ contributions are so remarkable. Along with these tremen[...]

JFCS’ resident matchmaker Bobbie Goldfarb retires after 28 years

Bobbie matched “bigs” and “littles” for the Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister Program  Making matches is simply in Bobbie Goldfarb’s DNA. For almost 30 years, she matched “bigs” and “littles” in mentorship relationships as the Program Coordinator for JFCS’ Jewish Big Brothe[...]

Nutrition and your health

By Annette Sandler • JFCS Aging Services Director At any age, good nutrition plays an important role in our overall health. This is increasingly true as we age. JFCS Senior Services can help older adults achieve these goals with programs such as Kosher Meals on Wheels, Shopping Servic[...]

Introducing Family Life Education Program Manager Leah Persky

Leah Persky was recently hired as the JFCS Family Life Education Program Manager. Family Life Education (FLE) takes JFCS out into the community and brings the community into JFCS through presentations, trainings, workshops, classes, support groups, individual meetings and consultations. Customized p[...]