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4 Questions for a Care Manager

By Becki Mann | October 22, 2015

Did you see our Reflector article on Care Management? Check it out below and read more articles in The Reflector on Jewish Community Federation of Richmond’s website. Four Questions for a Care Manager Lisa Colegrove is Care Management Director at Jewish Family Services (JFS) and oversees the Care Management department. She has worked at JFS […]


Combating Social Isolation

By Becki Mann | August 27, 2015

For many as they grow older, it is easy to feel isolated. Family members might not live close by or it is becoming harder to nurture personal relationships. Recently one of our partners, United Way of Greater and Petersburg held a one-day symposium Come Together: Eliminating Social Isolation for Older Adults. The symposium brought together RVA […]


Young at heart

By Becki Mann | July 27, 2015

This blog post was written by JFS Communications Intern, Jill Salzman  Often, seniors and children are portrayed as being at odds with one another. Children today are coming of age in a time of rapidly developing technology, a world very different from the one their grandparents knew. Recently we came across a video about a very […]


Protecting loved ones from fraud and abuse

By Becki Mann | July 15, 2015

    This piece was written by JFS Project Specialist Brian Strauss and JFS Development Associate Bebe Santa-Wood Waking up one day and discovering your identity was taken to commit fraud can feel like a living nightmare. Victims feel angry, sad, and confused, and for a victim of Medicare fraud it feels especially hurtful. The […]


Elders are our Superheroes!

By Becki Mann | July 6, 2015

  Jewish Family Services is excited to host the “Elders are Our Superheroes” exhibit, a project of the Greater Richmond Age Wave and United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg. The project was created by William Fox Elementary students, who made special pieces of art showing the special “powers” of their grandparents. This is a […]


18th Annual Golf+Tennis Classic

By Becki Mann | June 23, 2015

The Golf and Tennis Classic was a huge success this year. Held June 1st at the beautiful Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, tennis and golf players persevered through sun and rain and competed for prizes. JFS partnered with the Weinstein JCC and Beth Sholom Lifecare Community to host this event. Over 125 people came out to […]