Category Archives: Elder Services

WE NEED TO TALK: The 5 Things You Need To Know About Dementia – Lunch and Learn on August 29th

Attend a Lunch and Learn on August 29 in Framingham – click and register today! Continue reading

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Health Affairs Recommends Funders Support Services like JFS Patient Navigator

Read John Feather’s blog post on Social Determinant Of Health and learn the value of investing in programs like JFS Patient Navigator. Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Jaquan Harris

Jaquan Harris better known as “Jay” is the most recent addition to the JFS of Metrowest team. He recently graduated in May of 2018 from Framingham State University with a B.A in Accounting. While in school Jay worked part time … Continue reading

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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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