Explore Topics of Interest

JFS periodically offers free programs – both virtual and in-person – on topics to benefit the community. Scroll down to see some of our recent offerings.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have offered a webinar series on the impact on mental health and ways to cope.

Family Matters

Our webinar with Dr. Howie Levin on coping methods for families during COVID-19.


Our webinar with Stuart Horowitz, MSW, LCSW, on mindfulness & stress reduction during COVID-19.

Advice for Caregivers

Our program with Wendy Rapoport, MSW, LCSW and Carol Wilson, MSW, LSW, on what caregivers can do.

A Discussion on Identity, Power and Privilege with David Jones


Local leader David S. Jones, Sr., leads a discussion on identity, power and privilege and how to foster greater understanding among communities.

Discussing Identity

A Discussion on Identity, Power and Privilege with local leader David Jones

What's In Your Medicine Cabinet?

Each year, JFS presents a community lecture in memory of Phyllis Ringel, long-time executive director of our agency. This year's program with registered pharmacist Don Bastian focused on safe medication use for older adults.

2020 Ringel Lecture

"What's in Your Medicine Cabinet?" - Safe medication use for older adults with Don Bastian, RPh