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Affordable, in-home caregivers available through JF&CS

Do you know about JF&CS's Caregiver Connection? Caregiver Connection is our registry of fully-screened and trained caregivers who provide affordable, in-home personal assistance to older adults for short- or long-term engagements. We hear from local families -- and from adult children living outside of Pittsburgh -- what a valuable resource…Read More

FREE program exercises senior brains

Earlier this month I read online a New York Times piece on updated guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society and the British Geriatrics Society on preventing falls in older adults.    The updated guidelines recommend Tai Chi, an ancient, balance training practice. Two mornings each week in one of our…Read More

JF&CS helps care for our aging loved ones and ourselves

Aging is one of life's most significant changes, but not one that happens overnight. As we age, our bodies and minds change -- usually gradually, sometimes suddenly. The effects of getting older don't just impact us; they tend to have great influence on our loved ones as well. Caring for…Read More