Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ (JFSCNJ), a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will host two free programs in December for individuals who have Alzheimer’s/dementia and/or their caregivers and families at the JFS Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth.

The Alzheimer’s/dementia Caregiver Support Group will take place on Friday, December 1, at 1:00 p.m. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s NJ guidelines. Caregivers are welcome to join the group at any time. Please note that the support group is not suitable for individuals with the dementia diagnosis.

The “Memory Café” will take place on Thursday, December 7, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. The “Memory Café” program provides a casual time to enjoy lunch and social activities for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s/dementia and their care partners. The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/dementia patients and caregivers in the community. Lunch (dietary laws observed), entertainment and activities will be offered.

Funding for this program has been provided by the Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation and the Leonard B. Kahn Foundation.

Registration is required if you plan to attend either event. Please contact Alice Greenberg-Sheedy at 908-352-8375 or [email protected].