Sometimes when we experience big emotions like worry, anger, frustration, overwhelm or sadness, we can get stuck in our thoughts and feelings. Calming jars are helpful for children and grown ups alike in providing a mindful, sensory activity.
While teletherapy is not new, recent policy changes due to COVID-19 have reduced previous barriers and promoted access to virtual services. Teletherapy gives you the option to communicate with a therapist on the telephone or video chat; you chose how your therapy works, the goal is to make it agreeable to your needs.
With temperatures rising, seniors can be at greater risk during the summer months. We’re sharing some simply steps on summer heat safety for older adults.
Readjusting to life during a global pandemic was difficult enough, now businesses, dining and entertainments spaces across Mercer County and NJ reopen, moving though the different stages to reopen safely adds new stressors to our lives.
Where remote learning offered new challenges for all students, the upcoming summer, without the expected activities and opportunities to gather, is filled with new obstacles. JFCS is proud to be offering a TEEN SUMMER SERIES including service, engagement and development opportunities for youth and teens. All sessions are open to any youth or teen interested in attending, teens can sign up for all, some or one of the sessions per their needs and preference.
Are you considering the safety and options of remaining in your home? Are you discussing options with an aging loved one? Learn more about senior service options.
The COVID pandemic is a stressful time and is effecting people across the world. It can be confusing and hard to see someone you care about not acting like themselves. Taking on the additional task of helping a family member who is having a difficult time requires practical and emotional help.
If you are returning to work after being on family medical leave during COVID and have not experienced working from home, you might experience different thoughts and feelings.
Every June, JFCS proudly welcomes community members, partners, donors, volunteers, Board and staff to our Annual Meeting. While we cannot gather in person this year, the agency has much to share with our community and we are proud to have put together our “Year in Review” video that tells the story of our past year.