Seniors Digest
KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and
Independent Living
  October 1, 2005 

JFVS Caregiver Support Services

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It is becoming a common occurrence for spouses, adult children and other family members to assume the role of caregiver for an aging relative.  Jewish Family & Vocational Service (JFVS) understands the stresses that this causes an individual and their family. Help is only a phone call away....

Individual Training    

Geriatric specialists are available to help caregivers learn about community resources, general aging issues, self-care, long-term care planning, managing multi-generational needs, stress management, mobilizing support and delegating responsibilities.  Sessions can be held in our office, your home or over the phone for the caregiver's convenience.

Individual Counseling
   
Professional staff work with individuals to manage a wide array of feelings, stress and anxiety associated with caregiving and assist caregivers in managing family relationships.  Sessions can be held in your home or our office. 

Support Groups

The groups provide members with the opportunity for mutual problem solving and to learn about general aging issues, boundary setting, self-care, establishing realistic expectations and resources. The group is facilitated by a trained geriatric counselor. Meetings are held at the following locations each month:

1st  Wednesday
7:00pm   Belmont Village
      
2nd Tuesday
7:00pm   Highland Presbyterian

3rd  Wednesday
12:00 p.m.   Highland Presbyterian

3rd Tuesday
7:00pm   Atria St. Matthews

4th Monday   
7:00pm   St. Francis Xavier

4th Thursday
7:00pm   JFVS

Time and locations subject to change. Contact Mauri at (502) 452-6341 for the location most convenient for you.

Contact the licensed, professional staff at JFVS to learn more today!

Mauri Malka, LCSW
JFVS Aging Services Coordinator
3587 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY  40205
maurim@jfvs.com
(502) 452-6341

JFVS is a non-profit human services agency serving the Jewish and general community since 1908.  JFVS specializes in...

  • Counseling
  • Career/Education Advisement
  • Multicultural Programming
  • Older Adult Services

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