Gloria Fredkove Links Immigration Past, Present In April 14 Event

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Gloria Fredkove has no direct memories of her childhood before she was 5 years, but she knows that as a refugee to the United States, she is seeing many similarities to her experience in 1944 and that of those seeking asylum now. “It was a different situation and time, but there are still some parallels […]

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JFS Making an Impact Series

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In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. Salim is an 89-year-old Somali elder who was […]

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Training Designed to Create Dementia-Friendly Communities

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In 2010 the State of Minnesota passed legislation requiring the state to prepare for the huge impact Alzheimer’s disease will have on our population and our resources over the next few decades. One of the five areas the state identified as needing attention is helping communities become dementia capable. The state chose five pilot communities […]

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In Honor of Caregivers

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PEARLS for Caregivers is a short-term counseling and life coaching program specifically designed for caregivers dealing with their own depression.

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Roitenberg Offers Assisted Living Rooted In Judaism

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Deb Pastner faced a decision that many face on a daily basis: What to do with an aging parent who needs help. “We were moving her here from Vermont and I wanted her close to me,” said Pastner. “We’re Jewish, so that was a factor, but we looked at a lot of places.” Pastner settled […]

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We need your St. Paul Artifacts and Photos!

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JHSUM is seeking artifacts, photos and records related to the Jewish communities and institutions in St. Paul from the early 1900’s through the 1960’s. This is for our comprehensive St. Paul Jewish History Project. Please tell us what you have at [email protected]

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