Join us at JFS on
Thursday, April 20 at 1 p.m.
for a letter writing event and snacks
Help us send notes of good cheer to seniors in our community. This is a monthly on going event for volunteers a...
JFS and the Greensboro Fire Department present:
Fire and Fall Safety
Wednesday May 3 at 2 p.m.
at the JFS Building
5509 -C W Friendly Ave
Learn tips from Greensboro Fire Department's educator on h...
Join our Volunteer Coordinator, Jamie Shapiro, for a Sip and Schmooze!
This event will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 12:30 p.m. in the big conference room at Jewish Family Servic...
A Mitzvah, literally, is a commandment in Jewish law. However, it is often used to mean a good deed or an act of kindness and that is the basis for Mitzvah Day. It is an integral part of Jewish lif...
Anxiety and depression are major factors contributing to diminished quality of life for older adults. These are of course treatable conditions, and our Masters prepared licensed social worker can provide highly professional and compassionate therapy.
We also can provide help for caregivers in the form of therapy, group support, or supportive counseling.
Contact Janet Kanode, MSW, LCSW, 336-852-4829 ext. 226.
JFS has the services of a Congregational Nurse, a masters prepared licensed RN, who participates in the Cone Health System’s Congregational Nurse program. The mission of this program is to enhance the lives of older adults by focusing on health and education and wellness counseling. Congregational Nursing brings a holistic approach to well-being, looking at the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of health.
Call Marlene Baruch, MSN, RN, (336) 852-4829 ext. 224.
Chai Notes works with older adults, their families, and individuals across the generations to foster connections and increase socialization for older adults primarily in senior facilities. The program emphasizes the use of the arts, particularly Jewish music, as a way to do this. Programs for dementia patients are included as are intergenerational programs. This program is sponsored in part by the Carolina Foundation for Jewish Seniors.
Contact Jenny Schultz, (336) 852-4829 ext. 235
Door to door service for older adults and disabled riders is provided by the JFS Van and is available for doctor’s appointments, shopping, social events and religious services. The van is $3 each way and free on Shabbat through the generosity of donors. Our J-Drive program is available when the van is booked.
Call (336) 852-4829 ext. 222 three days ahead to schedule a ride.