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News and stories about JFS of Metrowest

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 Volunteers Mentor Students on a Trip to the Discovery Museum

JFS Activities Update: This Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as part of JFS’s Reducing Achievement Gaps program, JFS was proud to bring 31 third graders from Framingham’s Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to the Discovery Museum in Acton MA. The All-Stars, designated as … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Seize the Dream 2018

If you were unable to attend Seize the Dream 2018, you missed not only great food from 17 local restaurants, caterers, and organizations but also the telling of powerful stories from clients and volunteers.

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JFS of Metrowest Annual Meeting

Thursday May 31, 2018, 7:00-8:30 PM Framingham State University McCarthy Student Center: In the Forum (downstairs) 100 State St, Framingham, MA 01702

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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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