Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Retreat – June 8

JFRF is proudly partnering with Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program for the 11th Annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Retreat, taking place on Thursday, June 8th. Come for rejuvenating activities and to meet other grandparents raising relative...

Congratulations to the 2017 Ageless Award Honorees!

Congratulations to the 2017 Ageless Award Honorees! JFRF is pleased to honor Senator Margaret Louise Carter, Rev. Dr. Rodney I. Page and Rabbi Joshua Stampfer. Join us in honoring these exemplary leaders on: Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:30am – 1:00pm at the...

JFRF’s 2017 Ageless Award Luncheon

The 2017 Ageless Award Luncheon will be held on April 27th at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Our committee is currently reviewing nominations and we are excited to announce the 2017 honorees in the coming months!

Ties That Bind – JFRF Looking For Community Partners

JFRF is interested in partnering with social service organizations and community members that have an interest in supporting grandparents raising their grandchildren. Throughout the fall, we have been leading focus groups with and grandparents and people providing...

Nicaraguan Aging Advisory Council Adopts 2017 Agenda

In November 2016, the Nicaraguan Aging Advisory Council (NAAC) met and adopted its 2017 goals. Highlights include: increased attention to advocacy and public awareness of aging issues, increased intergenerational programming, expanded training opportunities (including...

Administrator Training Program Update

JFRF held administrator training programs in 2016 for professionals who oversee programs serving older adults in Nicaragua. Taking place in our National Training Center in Jinotepe, training subjects included financial and personnel management, fundraising tactics and...