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Everyone at JSSA – from our leadership to our volunteers – has a story to tell about the consequential work we do. Check out our blog for updates from across our departments.

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  1. Collaborative Care Program

    Less than half of parents who have adult children with intellectual and developmental…
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  2. Candi Kaplan: Giving to JSSA with an eye toward the future

    Through her many personal and professional pursuits over the years, Candi Kaplan has…
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    JSSA Legacy Donor Candi Kaplan
  3. 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…
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    6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child's Use of Electronics
  4. Deborah Peeples Joins JSSA as Chief Development & External Affairs Officer

    We are pleased to introduce Deborah Peeples as JSSA’s new chief development and external…
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    Deborah Peeples joins JSSA in Rockville, MD
  5. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Yes, it’s only February, but parents of preschoolers are already thinking about…
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    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool
  6. JSSA Mental Health Clinician: Talk to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

    Following the suicides at the end of last year of two local teens, Heidi Cohen, LCSW-C,…
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    Why parents need to talk to their kids about depression and suicide
  7. JSSA Receives $10,000 to Help Holocaust Survivors

    Earlier this month, JSSA received its second $10,000 grant from the Family & Nursing Care…
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    Grant allows Premier Homecare to help Holocaust survivors by providing in-home care
  8. Listen: JSSA Hospice Social Worker on Palliative Care Chat Podcast

    JSSA Hospice social worker Arlen Grad Gaines was a recent guest on the University of…
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    JSSA social worker Arlen Grad Gaines on Palliative Care Chat podcast
  9. Providing Care at All Stages of Life

    At JSSA we empower our clients to overcome the obstacles they are facing in their lives. What…
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    JSSA helps individuals at all stages of life: children, adults, and seniors
  10. Celebrate Generosity with JSSA and #GivingTuesday

    JSSA is joining the #GivingTuesday movement. Our #GivingTuesday fundraising goal this year is…
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    JSSA joins #GivingTuesday to raise money for Give-a-Gift campaign