Aging & wellness services
At Jewish Family Service, we honor, respect, and understand the aging process. We are dedicated to ensuring older adults live a safe, active, and healthy life. Our many programs allow older adults to maintain their independence throughout the aging process.
Looking for Help?
Call the JFS Older Adult Help Line at (858) 637-3040 to get the support and information you need about JFS programs and services available throughout San Diego. Our Information & Referral Coordinator, Bobbi Jacobs, will go through an initial assessment with you and help you find the best program and services to fit your needs. She can help connect you with residential and housing options, meal programs, social programs, counseling and support groups, homemaker and care services, transportation, care management services, and more.
Bobbi Jacobs is the Information and Referral Coordinator for the Aging & Wellness Services
Department here at JFS. She not only knows about everything offered at
JFS, but most of what is offered for adults 60+ throughout San Diego. Click here to read more!
Programs and Services
Bereavement Services - JFS has a number of resources available to help with many of
the decisions faced by families and friends after the death of a loved
Bikkur Holim Friendly Visitor
- Friendly volunteers bring joy, conversation, community connection,
and friendship to isolated Jewish older adults and homebound/ill
Creating Opportunities for Older Persons (Co-Op) - We bring social programming and activities to residents in naturally occurring retirement communities.
Foodmobile - Our dedicated volunteers deliver hot nutritious kosher meals to isolated older adults and younger homebound disabled adults.
Geriatric Care Management
- Our professional care managers are experts in the field of aging.
They help manage the growing and complex demands and responsibilities of
caring for you or your loved one.
JFS Fix-It Service - Trained and screened volunteers provide home safety modifications and minor home repairs for older adults age 60 and over.
Social & Wellness Centers - Our Social & Wellness Centers provide a fun location to exercise your mind, body, and spirit through a variety of social, recreational, and educational programming. All three provide Kosher lunches, daily activities, and transportation through our On the Go service.
On the Go - On the Go provides group and individual transportation solutions for older adults to medical and personal appointments, community events, Social & Wellness Centers, shopping centers, organized excursions, and more.
Serving Older Holocaust Survivors (SOS) - We are dedicated to ensuring our community’s Holocaust survivors spend their older adult years living in safe, positive, and healthy environments.
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Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92123
All communication is strictly confidential.
Referral Application for vendors serving the elderly