Neighborhood-Based Models are Redefining Aging in Place
As our population continues to age, the traditional models of senior care and retirement living are facing significant challenges. Many seniors want to remain in their homes and communities, but struggle to access the services and support they need to do so. In response to this, neighborhood-based models are emerging as a promising new approach to aging in place. These models leverage community resources and social connections to empower seniors to remain in their homes and maintain their independence.
How Local Food Cupboards Address Increased Food Insecurity in Rochester
Local food cupboards play a vital role in ensuring that individuals and families have access to nutritious food. By providing free or low-cost food, food cupboards can alleviate the financial burden on those who struggle to put food on their table. Another thing local food cupboards can offer is knowledge of the local community and their unique food needs. Having a local team ensures the cupboard can accommodate the varying dietary needs of a community including Kosher, vegetarian, and gluten free options. They can also make connections with other community organizations, specifically the local school district, to ensure the food cupboard is meeting students’ needs that could include snacks or other programs that address food insecurity.
How Peer Support Helps New Parents Thrive
Parenthood can be both an exciting and challenging experience for new parents. While it can be a time of joy, it can also be overwhelming and isolating. Having a baby brings many changes to a family’s life, including new responsibilities, lack of sleep, and less time for self-care. During this
5 Ways to Care for Yourself While Caring for Your Child with Anxiety
As a parent, it can be incredibly difficult to see your child struggling with anxiety. It can be stressful, overwhelming, and emotionally draining to support your child through their struggles while also trying to take care of yourself and your other family members. But it is important to remember that
Strengthening and Supporting the Community: The Inclusive Programs of Jewish Family Services of Rochester
JFS has a long history of serving the Greater Rochester community, providing essential human services to those in need for over a century. JFS is a community organization that is often perceived as catering exclusively to the Jewish population, however, all of our programs are inclusive and available to anyone
Caring for an Aging Loved One: Navigating the Emotional and Physical Challenges of Caregiving
As the Rochester area’s population ages, the number of individuals who need assistance with daily living tasks continues to grow. This often falls on the shoulders of family members and loved ones, who take on the role of caregiver. Caregiving can be both a challenging and rewarding experience, and it
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