Articles tagged with: Stress

29November

Help for Aging Parents is a Phone Call Away

Help for Aging Parents is a Phone Call Away


As the Resource Support Specialist for Aviv Older Adult Services – Tools for Aging, I get a lot of calls about the services and support we offer families. Each one is different, but many callers have common concerns. I try to give as much information as I can while trying to offer support for the caller, and, of course, all calls are confidential. Here are just a few examples of questions with typical answers I offer:

Written by Cori Sackin, Posted in JF&CS - Hope and Opportunity Happen Here, Aviv Older Adult Services

19September

Simple Tips to Make your Job Search Successful

Simple Tips to Make your Job Search Successful

Searching for a job is never easy, and is that much more difficult in our current economy. But with patience and hard work, it can be done. JF&CS has helped place hundreds of people in jobs over the past few years. In addition to our job database, we have career counselors who can help guide you through your search as well as a variety of programs and services for job seekers. In the meantime, here are just a few tips for job seekers straight from our job developers.

Written by Sheri Panovka, Posted in JF&CS - Hope and Opportunity Happen Here, Career Services

08December

15 Things I've Learned About the Great Recession

15 Things I've Learned About the Great Recession

For the past two years I have facilitated a Job Seekers Support Group and heard amazing stories of what people have encountered and endured in these trying economic times. I am truly touched by what these different people have taught me and I have compiled their lessons in the list below.

Written by Betsy Frasier, Posted in Career Services, Counseling Services

03November

A Child’s Perspective on Divorce

A Child’s Perspective on Divorce

Every week I see children in my office who are affected by divorce. They sit on my couch or bean bag and try to make sense of their new reality. Conflicting emotions of sadness, anger, anxiety and even relief swim in their head as they seek answers to their questions. During the initial stages of the divorce, it is common for children to be anxious about the unknown, such as when they will be with mom or with dad and how they will celebrate the holidays. But over time their concerns usually abate. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, between 75 percent and 80 percent of children learn how to manage their feelings about the divorce and adjust well to their new circumstances.

Written by Elisheva Funk, Posted in Child & Adolescent Services, Counseling Services

09September

Making Meaning and Finding Solace: Remembering 9-11

Making Meaning and Finding Solace: Remembering 9-11

As we approach the tenth anniversary of the most destructive act of terrorism to take place on American soil, it will be natural for most Americans to recall where they were on September 11, 2001.  Undeniably, 9-11 is a new generation’s somber equivalent to the John F. Kennedy assassination, the events of which are indelibly etched in the memories of those who experienced it.

Written by Betsy Frasier, Posted in Counseling Services