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Empowering Communities Through Place-Based Care

Across the nation, place-based interventions have gained traction as a promising approach to human services. Research indicates that such initiatives not only improve access to support and resources but also foster social cohesion, reduce disparities, and enhance overall community well-being.

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5 Ways Older Adults Can Combat Social Isolation

Social isolation and loneliness have a serious impact on people’s longevity, physical and mental health, and quality of life. Aging care experts at JFS Rochester offer ways for older adults to combat social isolation and make meaningful connections.

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2023 Ageism Awareness Day

Aging Good…Ageism Bad

Read our guest blog from The American Society on Aging. Ageism Awareness Day on Saturday, October 7, 2023, is an opportunity to draw attention to the existence and impact of ageism in our society and how we can reframe aging in our communities.

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Aging Counseling

The Counseling Center at JFS offers services for aging adults and their caregivers to address the unique challenges that come with aging and caring for older loved ones. Our experienced therapists work with older adults and their caregivers to improve communication, navigate complex medical and social systems, and promote emotional wellbeing and quality of life for all involved.

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Caregiver Support

Part of JFS Rochester’s commitment to our area’s aging population is offering support for caregivers, helping to reduce stress, provide safe and appropriate care, alleviate ongoing or emergency financial burden, and provide a sense of community.

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The NORC at Ellison Park

The JFS Rochester NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) program uses an innovative model for aging in place in your own home. NORC seniors continue to grow and learn, maintain their independence, and enhance their quality of life by making new friends and actively participating in their community.

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EISEP Aging Care Management

Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program (EISEP) is a state and county funded service that provides care management, subsidized home care, and other services to help older adults stay independent in the community and delay higher levels of care that require Medicaid support.

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JFS Aging Care Management

JFS Rochester care managers are committed to providing excellent service delivery and care coordination that maintains the dignity and achieves the goals of the older adults we serve.

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