Programs for Seniors

  • Health problems, loneliness or loss can make each day a struggle as one ages. Understanding and communicating can be difficult, but we can help both senior adults and their family members to find options to address for their needs. 

  • The Lunch Bunch groups are an outreach program that meets virtually by Zoom monthly to enjoy lunch, socialization, and education. Now offered virtually.

  • Being a caregiver can be stressful. Join a group where you will be understood, learn skills to help you in your role and address self-care. Our no-cost monthly group is designed to provide educational, emotional, and social support to individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Groups are now offered virtually.

  • The Gleeful Choir is a free choir for dementia clients and their caregivers. As dementia progresses, people still retain the ability to sing their favorite music. Come enjoy connection and creativity as a member of our chorus! Now offered virtually.

  • Our Music & Memory program is an innovative and effective tool providing personalized iPods to older adults living with dementia, cognitive decline, and other chronic illness. Personalized music helps older adults reconnect with fond memories from their past. Jewish Family Service has a compassionate certified Music & Memory provider available to bring music into the life of you or your loved one. 

  • This is a fun, one hour Zoom activity for persons with dementia. Offered virtually.

  • Counseling is the cornerstone of Jewish Family Service's programs. We provide mental health services on a sliding fee scale allowing us to reach people at all income levels. Counseling continues safely by virtual meetings.

  • Jewish Family Service is a rare "one stop shop" and provides a comprehensive system of care for the whole life situation of our clients. JFS is proud to serve all populations in Utah.

  • Jewish Family Service's Mind Body Skills Group is for individuals who want to learn skills to improve physical and emotional health. Now offered virtually. The Mind Body Skills Group is open, inclusive, and non-denominational.

  • The Alex and Sally Lebwohl Food Pantry is open for curbside pickup at JFS's Salt Lake City Office.

  • JFS provides assistance to train caregivers of dependent and infirm adults.

    Out of respect for the important job of adult care as she managed long-distance caregiving for her father, Susan Schulman has seen a real need and decided to make a difference. She established a fund to help train people to meet the many care needs of dependent and infirm adults. This fund recognizes the professionalism of these important workers and will help our communtity by improving the quality and availability of care as we and our loved ones need this help.