Caring for Your Parent
Tuesday, May 14th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Please join us for an interactive group as we explore how to discuss the sensitive aging issues with our parents. This program will be led by Shelley Kulchin, Eldercare Advocate of Senior Solutions at JFCS, and Rachel Weinstein LMHC, of Dupont Counseling Group. They will look at how to be proactive and respectful of their needs, while balancing our own boundaries. You will learn specific tools on how to communicate effectively (free of frustration and fear) and review how to care for yourself in the process. To be held at JFCS, 6261 Dupont Station Ct. E.
RSVP (904) 394-5722
The JFCS Conversation Cafe is a series of health-related topics, served over lunch. The programs are free and open to the entire community but RSVP’s are a must, as seating is limited. The next Conversation Cafe will be held Thursday, May 23rd from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM and the topic is:
Social Media & Your Teen
You have heard of Facebook, but are you familiar with Twitter, Kik, Insagram, SnapChat or Text Now? do you have concerns about your child or grandchild experiencing cyber-bullying? Do you know you can face legal action for something you post? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, this program is for you!
Call (904) 394-5782 to RSVP or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cosmic Family Bowling
a JFCS FUNdraiser (fun for the whole family)
Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 10 AM to 1 PM
at Mandarin BOWL AMERICA, 10333 San Jose Boulevard.
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Call TODAY (904) 394-5721 to sponsor a lane or see how you can get involved.
- JFCS Annual Event -
Save the Date – October 17, 2013
Celebrating 96 years of service to the Jacksonville community by nurturing the young, caring for the elderly, feeding the hunbry and keeping families together. Join Honorary Chairs Lawrence & Linda DuBow and J. Wayne & Delores Barr Weaver for this extraordinary program which will begin the countdown to the 100th Birthday of Jewish Family & Community Services. Save the date: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Marriott Southpoint.
Sponsorship opportunities availaable. Contact Helen Hill at (904) 394-5782 or email@example.com.
Community Support Groups:
- Coping with Separation or Divorce? Dupont Counseling Group at JFCS, through the generous support of Congregation Ahavath Chesed, the Temple, is offering a 6-week support group for those going through divorce or separation. There will be two groups offered; one for men and one for women at no cost to participants. A minimum of 6 people per group is needed in order to begin. Call Rachel at (904) 394-5761 or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Hear O Israel: Coping with Hearing Loss. This group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd. Co-sponsored by JFCS and the Temple, the group is open to the community. Call 733-7078 or 394-5777.
- Caregiver Support Group. Caring for a spouse, parent, family member or other loved one? Feeling overwhelmed? Please join this newly formed caregiver group, which meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Call 394-5722 or 394-5777 to let us know your are coming.
- Jewish Addiction Support. Anyone interested in coming forward to share concerns and seek guidance with other individuals dealing with the painful issues of alcohol and drug addiction are invited to be part of a volunteer-led support group. Open to anyone in the Jewish community. All inquiries are strictly confidential. Call 394-5737.