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Conrad and Lynda Giles
May 1, 2016

Power Couple, Named JCRC Activist Awardees

The very definition of activists, in their 38 years of marriage, the Giles have been true partners - champions of health, education and charitable causes – serving as leaders and community-builders with the Jewish Federation, a focal point of much of their work on both the local and national levels.

Nancy Schneider
February 29, 2016

Nurse Nancy Schneider: Hospice Hero

Here's a story of an incredible journey, a loving family and a nurse on a mission far beyond the call of the most vigilant of hospice caregivers.

Melissa Farrell
February 29, 2016

Finding Mindfulness

Mindfulness. Think it’s a trendy term? Think again. Being “mindful” - in an active state of open attention to the present – can actually change the chemistry of your brain.

Jewish Community Poll
February 29, 2016

Super Survey: Let’s Take a Poll

With the goal to take the pulse of the Jewish community and plan for its health and welfare needs, The Jewish Fund has partnered with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit to launch a comprehensive study to be conducted now through March 9.

Mind University
January 4, 2016

Mind University

Ready to put your brain power to the test? Welcome to Mind Aerobics – a breakthrough, science-based cognitive fitness program recently launched by Jewish Family Service (JFS) in partnership with Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) to help older adults maintain and even improve cognitive function.

December 23, 2015

From Russia with Love

Meet Yuliya Gaydayenko, 45, Senior Director of Older Adult Services at Jewish Family Service; Master of Linguistics and Social Work; previously an English tutor, Refugee Resettlement Coordinator, Day Camp Director and Executive Director at the Jewish Community Services in Flint; recipient of the 2015 Mandell L. & Madeleine H. Berman Award for extraordinary professional service to the Jewish community.

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