JFS Memory Cafe

October 4 @ 10:00 am - October 4 @ 12:00 pm

This program provides a time and space for individuals who are experiencing memory problems and their loved ones to get out of the house and engage in a fun and mentally stimulating activity. Memory Café brings together groups of people with a common issue and engage in supportive social interactions.  Participants have the opportunity to meet new people and form new friendships to support one another. It is a time to gather for activities, conversation, coffee and food. There is no charge to participate, although donations are welcome.

When: First Thursday of each month from 10:00 to noon

Where: Jewish Community Center
1937 Cornwallis Road, Durham
(919) 354-4924

For more information contact:
Jordana Brown
(919) 354-4924
jbrown@shalomdch.org

All are welcome


JFS Memory Cafe

September 6 @ 10:00 am - September 6 @ 12:00 pm

This program provides a time and space for individuals who are experiencing memory problems and their loved ones to get out of the house and engage in a fun and mentally stimulating activity. Memory Café brings together groups of people with a common issue and engage in supportive social interactions.  Participants have the opportunity to meet new people and form new friendships to support one another. It is a time to gather for activities, conversation, coffee and food. There is no charge to participate, although donations are welcome.

When: First Thursday of each month from 10:00 to noon

Where: Jewish Community Center
1937 Cornwallis Road, Durham
(919) 354-4924

For more information contact:
Jordana Brown
(919) 354-4924
jbrown@shalomdch.org

All are welcome


Chaverim: Clown Around with Dr. Magic!

August 8 @ 11:00 am - August 8 @ 1:00 pm

Lee Werley shares his love of clowning, magic tricks, and his story of how he learned to entertain through magic. Learn easy tricks to share with the grandkids!

RSVP by Monday, August 6th.

Chaverim means ‘friends’ in Hebrew and is an opportunity for older adults to socialize and to preserve their connection to the Jewish community. Chaverim goes from 11am-1pm (programs are scheduled from 11am-12pm, and lunch is served from 12-1 pm). Transportation is available upon request.


JFS Memory Cafe

August 2 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 12:00 pm

This program provides a time and space for individuals who are experiencing memory problems and their loved ones to get out of the house and engage in a fun and mentally stimulating activity. Memory Café brings together groups of people with a common issue and engage in supportive social interactions.  Participants have the opportunity to meet new people and form new friendships to support one another. It is a time to gather for activities, conversation, coffee and food. There is no charge to participate, although donations are welcome.

When: First Thursday of each month from 10:00 to noon

Where: Jewish Community Center
1937 Cornwallis Road, Durham
(919) 354-4924

For more information contact:
Jordana Brown
(919) 354-4924
jbrown@shalomdch.org

All are welcome


Chaverim: Intergenerational Program with Camp Shelanu

July 11 @ 11:00 am - July 11 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for a fun, engaging, and interactive program with the JCC campers!

Please RSVP by Monday, July 9th.

Chaverim means ‘friends’ in Hebrew and is an opportunity for older adults to socialize and to preserve their connection to the Jewish community. Chaverim goes from 11am-1pm (programs are scheduled from 11am-12pm, and lunch is served from 12-1 pm). Transportation is available upon request.


JFS Memory Cafe

July 5 @ 10:00 am - July 5 @ 12:00 pm

This program provides a time and space for individuals who are experiencing memory problems and their loved ones to get out of the house and engage in a fun and mentally stimulating activity. Memory Café brings together groups of people with a common issue and engage in supportive social interactions.  Participants have the opportunity to meet new people and form new friendships to support one another. It is a time to gather for activities, conversation, coffee and food. There is no charge to participate, although donations are welcome.

When: First Thursday of each month from 10:00 to noon

Where: Jewish Community Center
1937 Cornwallis Road, Durham
(919) 354-4924

For more information contact:
Jordana Brown
(919) 354-4924
jbrown@shalomdch.org

All are welcome


Care Partner Support Group

June 27 @ 12:30 pm - June 27 @ 2:00 pm

Jewish Family Services (JFS) offers a safe place for caregivers of loved ones with dementia or other chronic illnesses to speak, share ideas, offer support, and provide resources to individuals in a confidential environment. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 12:30pm-2pm, a JFS social worker facilitates a support group at the Levin JCC. Please feel free to join the group or to recommend this free support program to others who might benefit from a shared supportive environment. Bring your lunch!

For more information about this program, please contact Jenny Schwartz, JFS Director at 919-354-4922 or Shira Bar-On, JFS Social Worker, at 919-354-4923. They may also be reached by email at jschwartz@shalomdch.org or sbaron@shalomdch.org.


Chaverim: Israel Travelogue- The Ancient, Biblical, and Modern Sides of the Country

June 13 @ 11:00 am - June 13 @ 1:00 pm

Join fellow Chaverim participant and photographer, Sol Levine, as he shares his love of, and interest in, traveling through the many facets of Israeli society.

Please RSVP by Monday, June 11.

Chaverim means ‘friends’ in Hebrew and is an opportunity for older adults to socialize and to preserve their connection to the Jewish community. Chaverim goes from 11am-1pm (programs are scheduled from 11am-12pm, and lunch is served from 12-1 pm). Transportation is available upon request.


JFS Memory Cafe

June 7 @ 10:00 am - June 7 @ 12:00 pm

This program provides a time and space for individuals who are experiencing memory problems and their loved ones to get out of the house and engage in a fun and mentally stimulating activity. Memory Café brings together groups of people with a common issue and engage in supportive social interactions.  Participants have the opportunity to meet new people and form new friendships to support one another. It is a time to gather for activities, conversation, coffee and food. There is no charge to participate, although donations are welcome.

When: First Thursday of each month from 10:00 to noon

Where: Jewish Community Center
1937 Cornwallis Road, Durham
(919) 354-4924

For more information contact:
Jordana Brown
(919) 354-4924
jbrown@shalomdch.org

All are welcome


Care Partner Support Group

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - May 23 @ 2:00 pm

Jewish Family Services (JFS) offers a safe place for caregivers of loved ones with dementia or other chronic illnesses to speak, share ideas, offer support, and provide resources to individuals in a confidential environment. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 12:30pm-2pm, a JFS social worker facilitates a support group at the Levin JCC. Please feel free to join the group or to recommend this free support program to others who might benefit from a shared supportive environment. Bring your lunch!

For more information about this program, please contact Jenny Schwartz, JFS Director at 919-354-4922 or Shira Bar-On, JFS Social Worker, at 919-354-4923. They may also be reached by email at jschwartz@shalomdch.org or sbaron@shalomdch.org.