“Trying to build and maintain that connection is an issue for many caregivers and loved ones of those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia as they work to interact in ways that enrich the lives of both the patient and the family member alike…That’s one of the messages behind an event set for early next month at Shaare Emeth titled “Shedding Light on Alzheimer’s: A Jewish Perspective: The Journey Continues.”
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Classrooms across Missouri are fitted with smart boards, computers, and iPads to accommodate new learning styles and resources. Despite this progress, most child abuse prevention programs are still using the strategies of the past to give this generation the information they need to stay safe. To bring this curriculum into the digital age JF&CS has created educational videos so that any child, parent, or teacher with a computer can access evidence-based, age-appropriate information on abuse prevention.
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From the opioid epidemic to flu outbreaks, healthcare has been a top issue for 2018. Yet there’s one issue affecting 20% of Americans that has been largely left out of the conversation – healthcare access for individuals with disabilities.
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…the Crown Center Yiddish Group and the Shaare Emeth Yiddish Club offer fun learning experiences. The Crown Center Yiddish Group has been meeting for more than 20 years. The group’s leader is Rabbi Neal Rose, who is also a staff chaplain at Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Rose’s Yiddish education began at age 5 in New York.
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Thank you to all our Gala attendee’s sponsors and generous donors who helped make our 2017 Magic of Making a Difference Gala a success.
The evening began with a magic filled cocktail hour followed by a delectable dinner. The attendees were entertained by the Magical Voices of STAMM a Washington University A Capella Group. Our Honoree ceremony soon followed with wonderful videos honoring Dr. Mary Hoke JF&CS’s own Chief Operating Officer and Chief Program Officer, and a generous community philanthropist Sidney Guller who both received custom glass awards.
Special thank you to our 2017 Making A Difference Committee Co-Chairs: Jody Waldman & Stacy Sloas
Committee Members: Jan Abrams Aaron Levinson Freddie Steinbach Rena Abrams Alice Ludmer Karen Suroff Sarah Barbarash Marissa Rosen Sharon Tureen Steve Green Erin Schuver Janie Roodman Weiss Judy Kaplan Judi Scissors Judy Zafft
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