Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County actively encourages engaging seniors through socialization activities and stimulation.
Each week, JFS hosts or supports a number of social environments for the senior community.  Socialization opportunities include:
  •  Beyond Bereavement
  •  CAMEO Senior Nutrition
  •  Men’s Club
  •  Women’s Club
  •  Senior Chai
  • Sunday Excursions
  • Yiddush Club
For more information or to sign up for any program(s):
Call: JFS  732-777-1940, or e-mail

Beyond Bereavement

Beyond Bereavement is a socialization group for widows and widowers.  
Date: 1st Tuesday of the month
Time: 1-3PM in Monroe Village
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CAMEO Senior Nutrition Program

CAMEO (Challenging Adult Minds and Energizing Ourselves) is a senior nutrition program that combines program activities with a Glatt kosher lunch.  Participants socialize, participate in stimulating activities, learn from experts on various topics, and are entertained by professional performers.  Meets  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30am – 1:00pm at Highland Park Conservative Temple.  The CAMEO program meets Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the JFS Monroe office. Friday in Monroe is Canasta CAMEO and includes a Sabbath lunch. Transportation is available on a limited basis.  Call the office (732-777-1940/609-395-7979) to learn more and to register for the program.
Date: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday in Highland Park and Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in Monroe
Time: Start times vary, call the office.
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Men’s Club

Men’s Club is a socialization group for men looking for some kindred companionship. The group is currently on haitus due to a lack of transportation. If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity and are interested in offering transportation, please visit our volunteer page.
Date: Friday in Monroe
Time: 1- 2:30PM
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Women’s Club

Women’s Club is a socialization group for women looking for some kindred companionship. The group meets weekly on Friday mornings; relationships and activities often continue after program hours. Meets at Monroe office.
Date: Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Senior Chai

Senior Chai is a recreational activity provided monthly for senior adults. Musicians, singers, speakers, and entertainers  provide a lovely afternoon of relaxation and enjoyment for active seniors.  These activities are held in different community venues.
Date: Third Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 P.M.
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Sunday Excursions

Once a month Sunday trips for isolated seniors to various sites in the community (lunch, movies, museums, etc.)  Transportation provided. Participants pay their own entrance fees. 
Date: TBD

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Yiddush Club

Yiddush Club meets to learn and share the Yiddush language in the JFS Monroe office.
Date: 2nd Wednesday
Time: 1:30 – 3PM

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