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Maimonides Wellness Center
 

Maimonides Wellness Center takes a broad approach to the pressing issues of health that affect our lives and our world. Maimonides programs range from practical to theoretical, from instructional to inspirational, from participatory to informational.

We have covered medical topics ranging from menopause to breast cancer to plastic surgery. We frequently explore psychological health topics such as depression.

Maimonides has tackled the circumcision debate, provided insight into medical marijuana, offered tips for keeping your brain young, and presented workshops on Jewish Genealogy.

We have offered yoga retreats, trained community members in end-of-life coaching, and presented a range of films dealing with subjects such as people with physical and mental disabilities.

We take the health of the planet into account as we explore issues such as the global water crisis and the fair-trade food movement.

The Maimonides Wellness Center is continually expanding its approach to providing pertinent programming that addresses the needs and the interests of the Boulder community. We look forward to increasing our emphasis on wellness in the new Boulder JCC.

 


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Thanks to our amazing volunteers who helped make the 2015 9Health Fair a huge success.  We could not have done it without you! 

One visit can change your life. That’s what many experience when they attend a 9Health Fair. The 9Health Fair served over 100,000 people last year and the JCC site served over 600. 
 

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Maimonides works closely with Boulder Jewish Family Service, a human service organization with offices at the Boulder JCC.

Boulder JFS's mission is to enhance well-being to older adults and adults with physical disabilities throughout Boulder County by delivering services based on Jewish values. Boulder JFS programs include care management, counseling, friendly visitor, and para-chaplain volunteers, holiday and Shabbat celebrations, caregiver and grief support groups, Holocaust survivors assistance program, and family safety net services. 

Fore more information about Boulder JFS contact:

Boulder Jewish Family Service Website 

303-415-1025

Cathy Summer, LCSW, Boulder JFS manager, csummer@jewishfamilyservice.org

Ingrid Swords, volunteer resource coordinator, iswords@jewishfamilyservice.org 

Jodi Ansell, MSW, care manager, jansell@jewishfamilyservice.org

Nili Feingold, MA, counselor, nfeingold@jewishfamilyservice.org

"Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics." - Maimonides