JFS Perspectives

Kosher Meal Program Request for Proposal!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Volunteers of America, JEWISHcolorado, and Jewish Family Service are accepting competitive proposals for a food service provider to provide nutrition services for the Kosher Community Nutrition and Maintenance Program. Download the request for proposal and addendum below.

Kosher Meal RFP and Addendum Kosher Meal RFP and Addendum (52 KB)



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Dan Stratton—Gay, Gray, and Thriving in Edgewater

Friday, October 07, 2016
Dan Stratton—Gay, Gray, and Thriving in Edgewater

Dan Stratton, 68, lives comfortably at the Edgewater Plaza Apartments. The apartment complex in the heart of Edgewater offers subsidized housing for 86 low-income older adults. It’s also the headquarters for JFS’s Colorado Senior Connections, a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC), which provides vital services to seniors where they live. 

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Wheat Ridge Seniors Learn about Alternative Health Options

Friday, April 01, 2016

On March 15, more than 40 seniors attended an Alternative Health and Wellness Fair hosted by Colorado Senior Connections–Wheat Ridge (CSC-WR). Six professionals from many local businesses dedicated their time and energy to share their knowledge and expertise to those in attendance, including Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Human Harmonies, Transforming Arts, Adio Chiropractic, Saanti Massage Studio, and Good Needles. Students from the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver and Red Rocks Holistic Health also came to share their knowledge and skills.  

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Social Isolation or Contentment?

Friday, March 04, 2016


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5th Annual JFS Friendly Visitor Lunch 'N' Learn

Friday, February 26, 2016
"Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer."  

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Tips for Staying Active During the Winter Months

Friday, January 22, 2016


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Colorado Senior Connections Edgewater Hosts Annual Day of Service

Monday, October 12, 2015


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Seniors Matter: The Powerful Impact of Pets

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

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Keeping It Kosher: Space Available in Kosher Meals on Wheels Program!

Friday, May 22, 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 Kosher Meals on Wheels program.  

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JFS Para-chaplain Program is Changing and Needs You!

Friday, February 27, 2015

“They may not remember what you said, they may not remember what you did, but they WILL remember how you made them feel.”


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