Strengthening Individuals and Families and Educating Communities through Counseling, Care Management and Community Education.
Jewish Family Service supports everyone in our community. Serving people of all denominations since 1872, JFS helps people face life’s challenges — illness, aging, financial uncertainty, mental health concerns, family problems or personal issues. Whether serving the elderly and their caregivers, offering counseling to individuals and families, or being that safety net for those in distress, we strive to remain an open door to all those in need.
Our biggest program is Senior Adult Services. Many of our elderly clients struggle to live independently, are faced with the loss of mobility and dignity, and do not always qualify for other resources. Through both staff and an extensive network of volunteers, JFS provides Care Management for Seniors that promotes:
- Healthy and safe aging in place
- Independent living in the home
- Transportation and assistance with tasks of daily living
- Caregiver support and respite
Another tool to help seniors struggling with cognitive decline and other debilitating conditions and their caregivers is our NEW Music & Memory Program. It provides personalized music playlists to engage the mind and enable these individuals to reconnect with the world and those around them through music-triggered memories. This program has been found to reduce agitation, increase socialization and improve mood and behavior. (see video via icon link above)
THANK YOU for your support of Jewish Family Service!!
DON'T STOP NOW! Check out some of our non-profit friends and partners. They too help to make our community a great place to live!
United Jewish Federation of Utah
I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center
People's Health Clinic
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