JFS Perspectives

Seidah Muhammad-Green: A Vision of Happiness and Joy

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Seidah Muhammad-Green: A Vision of Happiness and Joy

Seidah Muhammad-Green is a longtime client of JFS’s Senior Solutions department. At 84 years old, she is completely blind. She has some additional health problems and needs extra support to live safely and comfortably in her home. The support that JFS provides has been invaluable.  

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Seniors Matter: Reflections of a Social Work Intern

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Seniors Matter: Reflections of a Social Work Intern

While attending the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver, I had the unique opportunity to enroll in a travel course and brief internship in Cape Town, South Africa. I had the pleasure of interning at The Haven Night Shelter (The Haven), an organization that provides transitional housing for adults ages 21 to 60. Through this experience, I identified two strong principles that now help guide my work at Jewish Family Service. 

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Seniors Matter: Coping With Change

Friday, January 20, 2017
Seniors Matter: Coping With Change

Our lives are full of change. Sometimes a change is small and personal. Sometimes it is large and has tremendous impact on our society. Some changes feel positive and full of hope, while others feel difficult and filled with dread.  

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The Villager: Matthews Joins JFS as Director of Senior Solutions Center

Thursday, October 13, 2016

An article announcing our new director of the Jay and Rose Phillips Senior Solutions Center was featured in The Villager October 13, 2016: 

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Caring Conversations with Older Adult Drivers

Friday, May 06, 2016

In honor of Older Americans Month, here are some helpful tips about how to have a caring conversation with an older adult when it may be time to limit or give up driving.  

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Seniors Matter: The Powerful Impact of Pets

Friday, July 31, 2015
By Buffy Sophinos, JD, MSW,  

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JFS Homemaker Services Are a Blessing

Friday, May 08, 2015
This blog post is part of our series for Older Americans Month in May. We receive funding from the Older Americans Act for our homemaker program. Below is a story of one couple that receives homemaker services and how it helps them stay independently in their home.
 

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Older Americans Month 2015: “Get into the Act”

Friday, May 01, 2015
Older Americans Month logo 

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JFS Interns Are Awesome!

Friday, March 06, 2015
Guest Blog Post By Audrey Friedman Marcus 

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Guest Blog Post by Jillian Whittier: Sexuality and Aging

Friday, January 24, 2014
 

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