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Overnight Respite Care

An unpaid caregiver is someone who assists a friend or family member with activities of daily living or medical tasks on a regular basis. There are about 34.2 million Americans who have provided unpaid care for adults 50 or older in the last 12 months. In 2013, the...

Mindfulness and Caregiving

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a person’s state of complete awareness of their feelings, surrounding environment, sensations, and thoughts. It is also the ability to accept said feelings and thoughts without judging them. Mindfulness includes feeling sensations...

Caregiver Corner: Caregiving During a Pandemic

To say that coronavirus is a challenge is an understatement for everyone, but if you are a caregiver–it is particularly difficult due to the stressors already one faces. The fear and anxiety about contracting a serious illness is very scary and self-isolation...

Caregiver SPOTLIGHT!

Ocene Neglik came to the JFS Caregiver Support Group in January 2019 and has been a regular attendee since then. She agreed to share her story with us for this month’s Caregiver Spotlight which celebrates National Caregiver month. Since her husband Ray suffered a...
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