Please read the Jewish Federation’s statement on the Amnesty International report HERE

Adults & Senior Citizens

Socialization, Education and Entertainment

The Golden Age Club provides a place for socialization, education and entertainment for those in their golden years. The seniors enjoy speakers, celebrating Jewish events and a sense of community. Meetings are held at Adath Israel and special events at the JCC. The Golden Age Club is a program of the JCC.

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Food Insecurity, Counseling and Senior Services

JFCS is community service agency that strengthens individuals and families by empowering people to care for themselves and others. This is accomplished through a wide range of high-quality social services and programs including:

Counseling Services

Licensed social workers and clinical social workers provide individualized treatment plans for a range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, ADHD, stress, PTSD, bereavement, parenting, divorce, life transitions or school and work related challenges.

Food Pantry & Distribution Services

JFCS offers variety of food programs available to those who are facing unexpected crises in their lives. They include: on-site food pantry, mobile food pantry, Kosher Café, Kosher Meals on Wheels, and Healthy @ Home.

Senior Services

JFCS offers a wide range of senior services to members of the community. Available programs include care management and aging in place, support groups, Holocaust survivor programs, and senior food and nutrition programs.

Pandemic-Related Resources

JFCS offers a list of internal and external resources to help individuals beings impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehab, Assisted Living and Hospice

Greenwood House Senior Healthcare is a not-for-profit, mission based long term care organization and is a comprehensive provider of wellness-focused senior lifestyles and health care services that include; Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Services, Assisted Living, Homecare and Hospice services.

The mission of Greenwood House is to provide the highest quality of care and services in an atmosphere of compassion and dignity, based on Jewish traditions and values. Clients’ quality of life is supported by offering opportunities for social, emotional and spiritual engagement.

Greenwood House welcomes seniors of all faiths as we continue to embrace and celebrate a rich history rooted in cherished Jewish traditions. All food is prepared strictly according to Jewish dietary laws. Our beautiful synagogue holds services and we observe the Sabbath and religious holidays.

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Legacy  Giving

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer serves as a local resource, helping individuals and families to direct their charitable giving and guiding Jewish institutions on the importance of legacy giving and the growth of endowments.

The Foundation aims to provide a sustainable legacy for the Jewish community, locally and globally, through endowments and resources that maximize the charitable objectives of the donors.

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