Back to School Tips for “Sandwich Generation” Caregivers

Sending a child to college is bittersweet; pride swells alongside the pain of letting go. There’s so much to decide, plan, purchase, and pack. Helping a son or daughter select the right school and prepare for the move is a milestone not to be missed. But what about Mom or Dad? While parents ready their college-bound child, who makes sure …

Meet Our Summer Interns

Every year Jewish Family & Career Services and the Jewish Community offer several internships for college students either from the Louisville area or who attend local colleges and universities.  This year we were lucky to have many interns who have made large impacts on our organizations and the clients we serve.  They have attended several professional development workshops led by Erin …

Should your child take a gap year?

Here’s what curious high school seniors and their perplexed parents need to know about taking a year off before starting college. There is a growing trend for students to take a year off between their high school graduation and the start of their college career, which has been termed a “gap year.” Gap years are commonplace especially in Europe and …

Family, career services open to all

Judy Freundlich, Guest Contributor This article was originally published by the Courier-Journal on March 8, 2017 online and in the print edition on March 13, 2017. It’s no surprise that with the baby boomer generation now reaching retirement age and older, the senior population in this country is quickly expanding, impacting the workforce, the senior services industry and more. It is …

AARP Work For Yourself @ 50+ ℠

December 13, 2016 – December 13, 2016 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: AARP Work For Yourself @ 50+ ℠  Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Work for [email protected]+ has the information you need to succeed. AARP Foundation’s Work for …

Jumpstart Your Job Search

December 1, 2016 – December 1, 2016 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: Have you applied for dozens of jobs online without success? Did you have a good interview and never hear back from the employer? Jumpstart Your Job Search is a four-week workshop designed for the unemployed, underemployed and working professionals who want to boost their …