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February 05, 2021

Celebrating 15 Years of One Good Deed

Celebrating 15 Years of One Good Deed

Congratulations to One Good Deed on a huge milestone; celebrating 15 years of making matches between older adults and volunteers. Founded in 2006, and led by Sharon Spiegelman and Vivienne Kurland, One Good Deed, a program of Aviv Older Adult… Read More

December 15, 2020

ARC Allocates $320,000 to Jewish Family & Career Services to Support Metro Atlanta Caregivers

ARC Allocates $320,000 to Jewish Family & Career Services to Support Metro Atlanta Caregivers

(ATLANTA – Dec. 15, 2020) The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) today announced that it has awarded $320,461 in federal CARES Act funds to Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) to provide a regional respite service for caregivers. Read More

November 23, 2020

COVID Brings More Loneliness to Seniors

COVID Brings More Loneliness to Seniors

“People need so much support right now that our care management and all of our Aviv Older Adult Services at JF&CS are bulging at the seams because people really are seeking out support for their elders. Especially for people who don’t drive and… Read More

November 23, 2020

Our Elder Population Needs Your Help

Our Elder Population Needs Your Help

Older adults feel even more isolated than they have in previous years because of social distancing precautions, which have proven helpful with regards to remaining safe during the pandemic, but also bring underlying issues that negatively affect the… Read More

September 22, 2020

How Do You Keep Your Brain Healthy During COVID-19?

How Do You Keep Your Brain Healthy During COVID-19?

Georgia Gunter, Geriatric Care Manager at JF&CS Atlanta, shares tips for older adults on how to keep their brain active and healthy during the pandemic. Read More

September 04, 2020

Better Together: A Partnership Between Meals On Wheels Atlanta and Aviv Older Adult Services – a Program of JF&CS

Better Together: A Partnership Between Meals On Wheels Atlanta and Aviv Older Adult Services – a Program of JF&CS

“Through our partnership with Meals On Wheels Atlanta, we have been able to serve clients more comprehensively, providing better coordination of care, doing what each of our organizations does best. It’s definitely a win-win for everyone!” says… Read More

September 03, 2020

Pop-up Concerts Delight Isolated Seniors

Pop-up Concerts Delight Isolated Seniors

August 19, 2020 - AJTBob Bahr wrote how one pop-up concert honored an immigrant's anniversary. Read More

January 22, 2020

Workout Your Brain!

Workout Your Brain!

What is the BrainHealth Bootcamp, and how can it help me? Read More