Regularly-occurring support groups are available and can be attended at various locations, both within the JFCS office and outside in the community.
A Family Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, helps with coping skills, dealing with emotions and feelings, and offers an opportunity to discover information on local supportive services.
A Widows /Widowers Bereavement Group is intended for those more recently bereaved, which helps to address practical decisions, and rebuilding life without a partner.
An LGBT Aging With Pride support group, sponsored by Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law (TREEL), provides a warm and welcoming environment to discuss issues affecting LGBT older adults and to learn about resources and JFCS services.
Seeing It Through Together, a low vision educational and support group, is for anyone with macular degeneration or other eye diseases.
Cafe Connection – A Memory Cafe is for those with memory challenges and their care partners, where participants enjoy coffee, conversation, and a creative project together. Presented in collaboration with the Katz JCC and Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Service. Grant funding is provided by the Jewish Community Foundation.