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Meet JSSA Hospice Volunteers: Joan and Nelson

Meet JSSA Hospice Volunteers: Joan and Nelson

Volunteering for JSSA Hospice and Transitions seemed a natural fit for Joan following her retirement from geriatric social work and care management. At one of the training sessions, her instructor mentioned the need for more male hospice volunteers, so Joan recruited her husband, Nelson, who was also retired. Ten years later, Joan and Nelson, the only […]

JSSA Client Gets Special Send-Off From Starbucks

JSSA Client Gets Special Send-Off From Starbucks

Before heading to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Justin H. probably thought he’d receive a few well-wishes from his co-workers at Starbucks. What the soccer player wasn’t expecting was a Maryland-themed send-off organized and attended by his district manager, Kirby Morales. Party guests included Justin’s parents, his co-workers, several local Starbucks managers, and the […]

6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child’s Use of Electronics

6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child’s Use of Electronics

Summer often means less daily structure and more screen time. While research has found that electronics can engage children in beneficial ways, many parents worry that video games and television are taking over their kids’ lives. When electronics prevent your child from learning, socializing, and developing other critical skills, it may be time to put some […]

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