JFS Boulder Announces New Lunchtime Series and Caregivers’ Group

Caregivers’ Support Group, for children of aging parents.

Caring for Your Aging Parent is a virtual drop-in support group for adult children concerned about their aging parents. If you are caring for or are concerned about an aging parent, we invite you to attend. This group is offered at no cost and is facilitated by Stuart Feinhor, MA, and Jodi Ansell, MSW.

1st Thursday of the month, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Please join the online meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone*: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1488228811

*We recommend people use their browser, rather than their phones, in which case they don’t need to download the Ring Central platform.

New Lunchtime Series, at noon:

Thursday, May 20
Scam and Fraud in the Year 2021
Lizbeth Parker, Community Protection Division
Boulder County District Attorney Office 20th Judicial District

Scammers are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get ahold of our money and personal information. In this presentation, we will talk about the most frequent scams targeting our community members, and we will highlight the latest scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will present ways to recognize and avoid these fraud attempts, whether they are coming by way of phone calls, text messages, email, social media, mail, or even at the door. We will also talk about identity theft and provide tips on how to keep your personal and financial information safe. Walk away knowing more about how to protect yourself on the phone, online and in person.
Register for the Zoom.

Thursday June 17
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Ralph Patrick, Greater Boulder, Mountains and Western Colorado
Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about ten common warning signs and what to look for in yourself and others, typical age-related changes, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis, the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.
Register for the Zoom.

Thursday, July 15
Medicare 101
Maggie Benton, SHIP Medicare Counseling, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Our Medicare presentation provides an educational overview of the Medicare basics. Learn more about Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, prescription drug coverage, and available resources in Boulder County Area Agency on Aging. This is a good first step before you start to compare plans and choose one that is right for you. It is good to prepare before you turn 65 and a great review!

During the presentation we will provide information and self-screening tools regarding resources for financial help with Medicare costs. This presentation is offered by SHIP certified Medicare counselors, no selling involved, only non-biased
information and facts.
Register for the Zoom.

For more information on any of these programs, please contact Stuart at 720.248.4684 or sfeinhor@jewishfamilyservice.org.

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