Caregiver Travel: 5 Tips for Summer Road Trips with an Aging Loved One

Now that that spring has finally arrived in Kentuckiana, many families are beginning to prepare for summer vacation. If you are a caregiver, traveling with the person, you care for can cause increased anxiety. Even if you are only planning a short distance trip, the logistics and safety concerns caregivers can make travel seem impossible. What can you do to …

Ten Tips for Thriving During the Holidays

1. Learn to Say NO. Give yourself permission to decline invitations or added responsibilities that you don’t want. Remember this is your holiday! 2.  Change Things Up. Families change over time, and traditions can be updated to reflect the current needs and desires of family members. 3. Join Festivities in Moderation. Decide how long you want to stay at a …

JFCS-Senior Services

SOLUTIONS TO SENIOR HUNGER | FREE WORKSHOP

May 11, 2016 – May 11, 2016 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: SOLUTIONS TO SENIOR HUNGER | FREE WORKSHOP For Adults 50 and Older provided by JFCS Klein Older Adult Services Are you 50 or older and struggling with food insecurity or questioning whether you’d qualify for food stamps? Jewish Family and Career services will be …

Group Workshop: Mothers and Daughters

February 8, 2016 – February 29, 2016 2821 Klempner Way Map and Directions | Register Description: When: Monday Evenings, February 8 – February 29 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Jewish Family & Career Services, 2921 Klempner Way, 40205 Would you like to have some meaningful conversations, shared experiences, and downright FUN between mother and daughter?  Do you want to …

Group Workshop: Coping With Anxiety

February 8, 2016 – February 20, 2016 Map and Directions | Register Description: When: Monday Evenings, February 8 – February 29 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Jewish Family & Career Services, 2921 Klempner Way, 40205 Do you live your life often feeling ‘on edge’, worried, or wound up? Do you have racing thoughts that interfere with a good …

Workshop – Trauma Informed Care

September 21, 2015 – September 21, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Trauma-Informed Care: A Workshop for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Presented by Jewish Family and Career Services Monday, September 21 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Location: Jewish Family and Career Services 2821 Klempner Way   (located at the corner of Canons and Dutchmans Lanes)   Join us for an …

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Workshop – Trauma Informed Care

September 21, 2015 – September 21, 2015 | Register Description: Trauma-Informed Care: A Workshop for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Presented by Jewish Family and Career Services Monday, September 21 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Location: Jewish Family and Career Services 2821 Klempner Way   (located at the corner of Canons and Dutchmans Lanes)   Join us for an free workshop lead …

More Holiday Tips for Caregivers

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and that can mean additional challenges for those who care for individuals with memory impairments. We have some additional tips for those of you who will be celebrating the holidays with family members or friends who have dementia. If you missed our first set of tips, you can find them here. 5. Keep …

Four Holiday Tips for Caregivers

Thanksgiving and Chanukah are just a few weeks away, with more holiday hustle and bustle following close behind them. The holiday season can present many challenges to the caregiver of a person with dementia. Here are a few tips that may make things a little bit easier for you and your loved one. 1. Use old memories. Rely on the …