Category Archives: Elder Services

Job Opening: JFS Part-Time Kesher Chaplain

To learn more or to apply, please send your resume with cover letter to Program Coordinator Abrielle Salloway at asalloway@jfsmw.org. Continue reading

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Are you aged 50+ and live/work in Framingham? Your help is needed!

Help us understand the needs of older adults in Framingham – click and complete this survey by June 22! Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Helps Elders Increase Mobility with Chair Yoga Exercise Classes

As part of JFS of Metrowest’s Healthy Aging initiative, a JFS program specialist offers a great chair yoga class for elders living at Edmands House. This class is designed to help older adults increase their mobility, enjoy time with friends and improve … Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Provides English as a Second Language Instruction to Local Elders

As part of JFS of Metrowest’s Healthy Aging initiative, JFS Americorps member Maggie Kenney teaches an English as a second language to local elders. Today’s article: U.S. Births Dip To 30-Year Low; Fertility Rate Sinks Further Below Replacement Level. It was a … Continue reading

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JFS Elder Care- Discharge Planning for Elder Loved Ones

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Join Our Team of Patient Navigators – Next Training: June 26, 2018

Volunteer in your free time and help frail elders get the medical care and information they need to manage their heath, improve their quality of life and live independently in the community. Click to learn more! Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn June 5 in Framingham

Please join Purvi Patel, Doctor of Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and learn information about the prevalence of heart disease. What are the risks factors, and what lifestyle and diet modifications can help the heart stay strong? We will also review blood pressure goals, good and bad cho-lesterol goals, learn about poly pharmacy, and getting the best out of your health care system. “With a healthy heart, the beat goes on.” Continue reading

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