Moving Forward Together

Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative

An integrated support network for families impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD).

When it comes to coping with Alzheimer’s, every journey is different. That’s why, in partnership with Alzheimer’s San Diego, we’ve built a care network designed to wrap around the unique needs of individuals and caregivers impacted by ADRD. Whether you’re concerned about a loved one or coping with the symptoms of dementia on your own, we’re here for you and your family.

Take the Next Step

“After months and months of mostly sleeping or watching TV, my husband has a place to play games, dance, have lunch, and laugh. It really has widened his world.”


Care, Connection & Support

For more information about the programs below or to register, please call our specialist at (858) 637-3388 or contact us online.


Care Planning & Management

With specialized training in dementia care, JFS Care Managers offer straightforward information, a personalized connection to resources and support, and a clear line of communication between clients, family members, and health providers.


Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center

Join our friendly group for lunch and a full menu of activities designed especially for members of our community living with early-stage Alzheimer’s and related dementias.


Monday, My Way

A specialized day program at our Balboa Avenue Center, free for people living alone with ADRD. Participants receive a “full service” check in with a JFS Care Manager, who can monitor for health and safety concerns and connect you to additional services.

Music & Memory

An in-home music therapy program designed to help manage behavioral symptoms and anxiety, while fostering a greater sense of connection and well-being.


Out & About

Join us for Friday adventures to points of interest across San Diego. Every trip is led by our professional staff and includes lunch at a local restaurant or deli. Transportation is provided by On the Go, our award-winning transportation service for older adults. View our gallery below.


Caregiver Support

Connect to a range of affordable options for respite, behavioral symptom management, and home-based support. We also offer bi-monthly support and discussion groups just for caregivers, facilitated in partnership with Alzheimer’s San Diego.

Call (858) 637-3388 or go to

After many years of involvement as a JFS Board Member, Nadja Kauder reflects on the ways that the agency’s Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center has become a source of support for her and her husband, Manny, now living with Alzheimer’s.


These services are provided with the help of our local and national partners.