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Ellen Glass was shocked when she and her husband sought counseling early in their marriage and she discovered she wasn’t the only one with frustrations. “I walked in with a mental list of all the things that my husband needed to change,” says Glass, a licensed clinical social worker at Jewish Family Services. She was […]READ MORE
Rather than moving into a long-term care facility as they age, many older adults prefer to stay at home for as long as possible. This may be the right choice for you if you only need minor assistance with your daily activities and enjoy a close network of nearby family and friends. These guidelines explore […]READ MORE
We are so excited to partner with ToastRVA in #RVACHARITYDAYS! JFS will receive 10% of all food sales, including takeout, at Toast on Monday, September 18th, and at Talley’s Meat and Three on Wednesday, December 20th. We look forward to seeing you there! Toast: Monday, September 18 Talley’s Meat and Three: Wednesday, December 20 Save the dates! And schedule […]READ MORE
Connecting with others is at the core of being human – and it’s something that doesn’t change when a person has dementia. We’re often asked what are good activities for dementia patients. It’s important to know that there are many ways you can continue to form connections and strengthen bonds with your loved one during […]READ MORE
As family caregivers, we often play many roles, including scheduler, financial manager, housecleaner, encourager, nurse, navigator, nurturer and more. Perhaps the most important role, though, is advocate, as we ensure the best life possible for our family and friends when they are vulnerable. That includes understanding their wishes for care and quality of life and […]READ MORE
Want to learn more about JFS Richmond and the services we provide? Come to Wine Table Tuesday at Quirk Hotel! Join us for a celebration of the grape and good at Quirk Hotel and Maple & Pine. They feature their newest wines. A portion of the fee and all gratuities go to support JFS Richmond. Tuesday, March […]READ MORE