After a year that looked anything but “normal,” JFCS was thrilled to host an in-person, limited attendance Annual Meeting on June 1 that marked a hopeful start to our year ahead.
We asked our staff to reflect on how our senior clients demonstrated resilience over the past year, and how they fostered a sense of community through technology.
As restrictions continue to ease, many of us may be facing a return to the office and a different routine than we’ve maintained the past year. With this change can come worries, fear and anxieties, how can we manage the transition?
We have all made significant adjustments to our lives in the past year. Adapting to life during a global pandemic was difficult; now that vaccines are widely available, we are still facing challenges about our personal comfort levels being in the community and returning to work.
Shavuot is a time of great rejoicing, both in community, in the synagogue, and at home. Let us embrace this happy time as we all are looking for the light after a long year.
JFCS is helping empower our food pantry clients with a new choice – growing their own food.
In the past year, we have heard over and over that home is the safest place, so feeling anxious about the prospect of being with people outside our “pod” or in larger gatherings is perfectly normal. How can you confront and prepare for feelings of anxiety when facing re-entry into social activities?
For many children, who may have struggled with feeling comfortable when interacting with others...
Older Americans Month (OAM) 2021 is Communities of Strength. Older adults have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes, failures, joys, and difficulties.