Groups

JFS provides a variety of support groups for all ages, via phone or Zoom, facilitated by JFS Clinical staff. 

Upcoming JFS Support Groups

Facilitator: Group Topic: Weekly on: Dates: Time: Group Description:
Clara Simon Coming Up for Air Tuesdays October 12 – November 9 4:30pm – 5:30pm Support for older adults and will address staying connected and coping during this difficult time, maintaining safety in our homes, preserving healthy habits and self-care.
Nanette Brenner Pastime Partners: “Beginners Yiddish Schmooze Time” Wednesdays October 13 – November 17 1:30pm – 2:10pm Smaller sized group reviewing basic Yiddish phrases, with technical support and adaptations provided, as needed.
Nanette Brenner Pastime Partners: “Keep on Singing” Mondays October 18 – November 22 2:00pm – 2:40pm Smaller sized singing group with technical support and adaptations provided, as needed.
Nanette Brenner Pastime Partners: “Read and Share!” Wednesdays October 19 – November 23 1:45pm – 2:20pm Smaller sized group sharing and discussing books, articles, poems, crossword puzzles and more.
Lynda Shrager Caregiving Connections Tuesdays October 19 – November 16 3:00pm – 4:00pm Support and information sharing for the often overwhelming job of being an informal family caregiver.
Tara Hempel Missing My Other Half Thursdays January 6 – February 10, 2022 11:00am – noon Support for those who are grieving the death of a spouse or partner.


TO JOIN

If you would like to participate, please complete the following prior to the group’s start date:

  1. JFS Application for Services – to be completed online, one per person
  2. JFS Consent Forms – please complete and email to us
  3. Clinical Services Payment Site – $10 per weekly session suggested donation, or $60 for all six weeks

For more information on our Support Groups, please call 518-516-1126 or Schedule a Free Consult

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