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Now What? 6 Steps After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Has your loved one been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

If so, all of a sudden, you probably have a lot on your plate…. Maybe you have been putting off making financial and legal plans for the future. Perhaps you are rethinking your living situation.

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SPEAKING OF SUICIDE: What Parents Need to Know

Published: Friday, June 15, 2018

With the start of the second season of the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” upon us, plus the recent deaths by suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the topic of suicide is sadly top of mind.

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COMPEER: Promoting Mental Health Through Meaningful Friendships

Published: Friday, June 8, 2018

Too often people who experience mental health challenges feel isolated and alone, without a community of peers or friends. WJCS’ Compeer program addresses this issue by bringing together volunteers and those challenged by mental health issues in a supportive, one-to-one friendship and mentoring relationship.

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75 REASONS WE LOVE WJCS!

Published: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of WJCS in 2018, we asked WJCS staff to share the reasons they love working here. Their responses—highlighting the teamwork, leadership, professionalism, dedication, and commitment that characterize WJCS employees and the important mission of the organization—make us #WJCSproud.

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WJCS APPOINTS SETH DIAMOND AS CEO

Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018

WJCS-Westchester County Jewish Community Services announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved the selection of Seth Diamond as its new CEO. Mr. Diamond will officially assume all duties as CEO on June 25, 2018.

 

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WJCS HONORED BY WESTCHESTER COUNTY!

Published: Thursday, May 10, 2018

On Monday May 7, WJCS and CEO Alan Trager, COO Bernie Kimberg, and Director of Government Relations Jan Fisher were honored by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.

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WJCS Receives Additional Grant Money for Holocaust Survivors in Westchester

Published: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Westchester County is home to many survivors of one of the darkest periods in Jewish history. Elderly and fragile, many Holocaust survivors need financial and personal assistance to help them maintain a safe home environment.

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WJCS 2018 GALA – A HUGE SUCCESS!

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

More than 300 Westchester community and business leaders and residents came together on Tuesday night for the WJCS-Westchester Jewish Community Services Gala at Brae Burn Country Club in Harrison, New York.

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