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Jewish Family & Career Services and Jewish Home Life Communities Announce Collaboration of Services

legacy-transitionEffective December 1, 2015, Jewish Home Life Communities (JHLC) and Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) announced the transition of several services that eliminate a competitive approach to serving older adults while generating the greatest social return on the community’s investment in the services provided by both organizations.

The agreement reached will formally transition JF&CS’ Legacy Home Care Services to JHLC’s The One Group, while shifting JHLC’s Care Coordination Services to JF&CS.

BMDC Dentist Honors Mentor and Boosts Funding for Lab Fees

David Hochberg Soon after David Hochberg began volunteering at JF&CS’ Ben Massell Dental Clinic in May 2013, he noticed there were not too many patients receiving dentures. It didn’t make much sense, given that so many patients at BMDC had lost teeth. When he asked about it, he was told the waiting time for dentures was two years, which could explain the scarcity of such patients.

Raising Funds Among Peers

peers By Sheri Panovka, JF&CS’ Senior Writer.

When I turned 50 this past January, I wanted to do something that would involve volunteering or charitable giving. I actually began thinking about it a couple of years earlier, inspired by others in the community who had done that kind of thing. I wasn’t sure exactly what to do, but I knew I wanted it to connect to JF&CS. And I knew I wanted my friends to do it with me.

Ben Massell Dental Clinic’s Student Volunteers

BMDC BLUE The Georgia Volunteer Health Care Program (GVHCP) recently featured Ben Massell Dental Clinic’s student volunteers in the summer issue of their Volunteer Health Care Today newsletter.

The Georgia Volunteer Health Care Program (GVHCP) of the Department of Public Health (DPH) provides Sovereign Immunity protection to licensed health care professionals who volunteer to treat uninsured individuals at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level.