Making Connections
Living With Parkinson's Disease

Jewish Family & Children's Service offers a quarterly education, networking, and support group for those living with Parkinson's Disease , including care partners and adult children. This support group offers expert speakers on the medical science of PD and resources for improving quality of life with PD. 

Join us on March 7 from 10:30 - noon at the JF&CS Headquarters in Waltham.

Living with Parkinsons' support group is free of charge. We ask that you RSVP to  or 781-693-1336.
JF&CS Memory Café 

The JF&CS Memory Café is a welcoming social gathering for people living with changes in their memory or thinking due to Alzheimer's or a related disorder, along with their family members, friends, and/or professional caregivers. The Café, open monthly, offers a relaxed social gathering and a fun, creative experience led by a guest artist.

JF&CS offers a statewide directory of memory cafés at

Join us on March 1 for yoga with guest artist Diane Shufro, from 10:00 - noon at the JF&CS Headquarters in Waltham.

Guests who need personal care assistance must bring a care partner with them.
The JF&CS Memory Café is free of charge. It is not necessary to RSVP.
Otis Dean of CHAI Works-South contributed this thoughtful reflection on a memorable volunteer outing to The Rashi School. 

JF&CS Adoption Resources clients Michael and Lisa share their adoption story. 

We are excited to announce that there are now more than one hundred memory cafés in Massachusetts!

On the Monday following the tragedy in Pittsburgh, the Tremble Clefs had their weekly rehearsal.

Read more stories like these on our blog.