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October 2017

MCPS Fall Transitioning Youth Night

Montgomery County Public Schools Transitioning Youth Fall Event 2017

Families of students ages 14-21 with Individualized Education Plans are invited to meet representatives from adult service providers, including JSSA's Specialized Employment Services, at this informational event. The evening will include presentations from: The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) A parent of a young adult receiving traditional services from DDA Interpreters are available upon request; requests must be received by the Transition Support teacher no later than October 10, 2017.

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October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Walter Johnson High School, 6400 Rock Spring Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814 United States

Friendship Is Ageless: Developing New Relationships

Friendship is Ageless: Social skills course for seniors from JSSA

It can be hard to meet people, create long-lasting friendships, and find romantic partners as seniors. This Connecting In Friendship program offers a refresher course in communications. Over the course of 4 lively and interactive sessions, single adults ages 65+ will learn the how-tos of developing and maintaining relationships. All sessions meet on Thursdays from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM. Please plan to attend all four classes, as make-ups cannot be offered. Oct 26 Making Social Conversation Nov 2 Reaching Out…

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October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
JCCGW, 1234 Main St
Rockville, FL 20850 United States
November 2017

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia

Potomac Community Recreation Center 11315 Falls Road Potomac, MD 20854 United States This free workshop will provide family members and caregivers with an overview of dementia and how it progresses, plus strategies for improving communication and decreasing frustration for those living with the disease. Panel discussion with: Lylie Fisher, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Rene Laje, Ph.D, LCSW-C JSSA Senior Services Keynote presentation by: Diane Vance, Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Refreshments will be served. Registration is…

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November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hospice Volunteer Training

Interested in volunteering? JSSA offers specialized training for prospective volunteers for its Hospice and Transitions program.  We seek people with talents that match the needs of local patients and families; each of you has something unique to offer!  If you love to read or play games or enjoy sharing stories about travel, cooking, gardening, or have a well-behaved pet or unusual language skills, we need you!  JSSA volunteers bring the warmth of their community to the beside of those with…

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November 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
JSSA, Piccard, 1390 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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