JVS senior services help older adults remain connected to their community through volunteer opportunities, specialized programs and stimulating activities that help them remain active and engaged.

Senior Service Corps

Volunteer opportunities through JVS’s community service program are offered to senior adults. Participants perform valuable community service and enjoy community outings while maintaining a sense of personal worth and usefulness. Advocacy, counseling transportation and other support services are also provided. Contact Yona Kahn at or (248) 233-4431. More info »

Memory Club

This unique program provides memory-enhancing tips and techniques to help individuals who are just beginning to experience mild memory problems. In a group setting, participants engage in memory exercises, participate in field trips and learn what works best to boost their memory. Contact or (248) 233-4247. More info »

Mind University

Just like you need to exercise regularly to keep your body in shape, your brain also requires a workout to reach its peak performance. Mind University is a joint initiative of JVS Human Services and Jewish Family Service that helps individuals keep their brain healthy.  View brochure »

Classes and resources offered include:

  • Mind Aerobics cognitive training classes
  • Health and wellness workshops
  • Family consultations and support to address driver cessation, caregiver issues and other concerns

If you are interested in classes, dates and times please contact Yona Kahn at (248) 233-4431 or

Day Program for Families Touched by Dementia

The Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program is a nonsectarian program dedicated to supporting people living with dementia and their family care partners. Our day program is designed to enhance the dignity, self-esteem and well-being of each participant through stimulating programming and socialization, provided in a warm, safe and secure environment. In collaboration with family care partners, the Brown Center helps participants age in place by providing support and respite services to their care partners, while enhancing the participants’ quality of life.

Contact or (248) 233-4000. More info »

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