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Older Adult Services is one of the many specialized services at JCFS. It is designed to support the Jewish elderly in our community in order that they may continue to live independently, at an optimal level of psychological, social and physical functioning.

Services provided include:

Individual Counselling addressing issues of grief, loss, illness, marital problems, intergenerational conflict or emotional and physical aspects of aging.

Information and Referral for accessing of services available in the larger community.

Advocacy on behalf of the older adult to insure obtaining of services to which one is entitled.

Volunteer Services such as friendly visitors, grocery shoppers and daily “shalom” phoners provide additional support for isolated and confined seniors. JCFS can help provide volunteers with specialized training to help seniors with special needs.

Support Groups dealing with topics of grief and loss, cognitive impairment and memory loss, support for caregivers are all available through JCFS.

JCFS serves as the local liaison for Holocaust reparation. Support for Holocaust Survivors is offered in a variety of specialized ways on an individual, group and community level. For more information on Holocaust claims visit the Claims Conference web site here.
Outreach to the community by providing lectures, seminars and/or presentations on a particular aspect of aging or an overview of the services offered by JCFS. These are available by our staff, who have specialized training in the areas of aging and Gerontology.

Homemaker Registry - The agency maintains a registry of individuals who are available to be hired as homemakers

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