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FOR THOSE 60+ – EARLY STAGE + GEMS II

All programs require an assessment to ensure proper placement.

EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS PROGRAM
GEMS I includes a support group, exercise, memory strengthening exercises, guest speakers, and lunch. Members share experiences with others facing similar challenges and learn about resources to assist them. Scholarship Fund for GEMS I is made possible in part through a legacy provided by Alice Gross in memory of Abe Gross.
11 weeks
Tuesdays, 10am-2:30pm

SOCIAL ADULT DAY PROGRAM FOR THOSE 60+
The Denise & Robert Silverberg Family Friendship Circle and GEMS II programs provide a structured, stimulating environment that encourages social, cognitive, and physical stimulation through a variety of group activities for those with memory or functional impairment as a result of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, etc. Coffee, snacks, and a hot kosher lunch are provided.

At Sid Jacobson JCC
Monday–Friday, 10am–3pm

At Herricks Community Center
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-3pm


“This program has improved my husband’s life ten-fold! Recognizing there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the Adult Day Program is the best medication. I found it so challenging to plan my husband’s social calendar and now thanks to SJJCC he is not bored, he is constantly enjoying new activities. Socialization is vital.”

Joe Wasserman, LMSW

Supervisor of Specialized Senior Services

(516) 484-1545 x236

SJJCC’s Supervisor of Specialized Senior Services Joe Wasserman has been with the agency since 2002 when he started as a CIT at Camp Kehilla. Over the last 17 years Joe…

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