When an older adult falls, they lose more than just their balance. Many also lose their independence while they recover. If you have an older relative, read these basic but important Mayo Clinic tips on how to prevent falls and injuries. http://mayocl.in/6wgzU
Fall prevention: 6 tips to prevent falls - MayoClinic.com
Fall prevention â Take simple steps to prevent falls and maintain your independence.
Here's a great article about changing careers after age 50. JVS's Recharge program serves this group of job seekers and is hosting a free event on 14 about "Recharging your Image". More info at: http://www.jvsdet.org/events/employment-seminars.html.
How I Changed Careers After 50
The transition can be easier than you imagine if you follow these tips.
Thanks so much to Just Baked for treating our staff to these delicious cupcakes! Among the favorites were the Salty Caramel, Neopolitan and Fat Elvis!
Lots of cool Mother's Day gift ideas like this vintage perfume bottle and tons of retro jewelry at our Vintage store. Shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/JustVtgSpecialties. Proceeds benefit individuals with developmental disabilities and veterans with service-related injuries.
Who's a Star Trek fan? Check out this huge assortment of paperback novels for sale at the JVS Just Vintage Specialties store.
HUGE Lot of 70+ Vintage Star Trek Paperback Novels - NEW & IN DUST JACKETS!
HUGE Lot of 70+ Vintage Star Trek Paperback Novels - NEW & IN DUST JACKETS! in Collectibles, Science Fiction & Horror, Star Trek | eBay
JVS and Cooper Street Cookies were featured on WDIV today for helping people with disabilities integrate into the workforce. Watch the story: http://bit.ly/14JnmiF
Business booming for West Bloomfield family's cookie company
Business booming for West Bloomfield family's cookie company
Our Recharge! events teach people over 50 how to reinvent themselves by exploring their passions and strengths to create meaningful and rewarding encore careers. Check out whatâs coming up this spring: http://bit.ly/Ylvkun
Check out this FREE online course if you're thinking of buying a house for the first time or own a home and need to avoid foreclosure.
CreditSmart Consumer Online Training - Freddie Mac
Take our free CreditSmart online training course. Whether you are considering homeownership for the first time or currently own a home and need information on how to avoid foreclosure, this flexible, interactive course will teach you how to achieve your financial and homeownership goals.
April 09: Join the JVS team! There are several job openings at JVS and other businesses we recruit for. See a full list at http://www.jvsdet.org/careers.Read more »
March 15: JVS is hosting a Step Forward Michigan Loan Rescue orientation at its Southfield office at 11 a.m. on March 22 for Oakland County residents who had trouble paying their property taxes from 2010 or earlier due to a financial hardship such as divorce, medical disability or reduced income. To attend, or for more info, contact Clarissa McMillon at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 233-4482. Please share with family and friends who may benefit from this program!Read more »
Check out the video from our Trade Secrets event, which raised more than $131,000 to support women who must return to work after a divorce, financial trouble or the death or disability of their spouse. http://youtu.be/hLXyzzP2aEc
Trade Secrets 2013
The fifth annual JVS Trade Secrets was held on March 7, 2013, at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, MI. Over $131,000 was raised to support the JVS Women to W...
Lots of JVS events coming up to help job seekers, homebuyers, people caring for an aging relative and more! More info at http://www.jvsdet.org/events for
What's Coming Up
Learn job search secrets and receive support, leads, networking connections and more from JVS career counselors and guest speakers.
We're expecting 350 people at our Trade Secrets dinner tonight to support the JVS Women to Work Program. More than $125,000 raised to help women who need to find jobs to support their family. More info at http://www.jvsdet.org/women
The JVS Women to Work Program helps women who have been out of the workforce but must find employment due to difficult life changes such as:
Did you know that the US Government is the largest employer in the world? Join us for a presentation at J Seekers on March 7 at the Oak Park JCC from 1:30 - 4 pm. Learn how to navigate the USAJobs website and apply for government jobs.
Ever wonder how much you can save by cutting out just one cup of morning coffee, lunch or other expenses? Are you saving enough for retirement? Find out this and more on the site below.
Assess Your Savings Progress
Assess Your Savings ProgressTweetUse the questions -- and the resources listed beneath them -- to assess your savings plan.1) Do you spend less than your income and save the difference? AARP Benefits of Spending Less CalculatorEver want to know how much extra money you could save each month if you c...
Thanks to Tapper's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry for donating this fabulous David Yurman amethyst ring to our Trade Secrets fundraiser*. Other prizes include fine dining packages, fitness classes, sports tickets, spa packages, jewelry and more! Event ticket information at http://bit.ly/WMPxYv
*Must be present to win
Upgrade your computer skills for employment in todayâs hottest careers with training from our Hermelin ORT Resource Center! Check out what's being offered this spring: http://bit.ly/15B0hfv
Your body language does more than affect how others see you -- it can give you a confidence boost before an important job interview and increase your chances of success!
Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how âpower posingâ -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we donât feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an i...
J Seekers topic for Thursday February 14th is "Secrets to Job Search". Learn how targeting companies increases your chances of finding a new job. J Seekers meets every Thursday, 1:30 - 3pm at the Oak Park JCC. No rsvp required. Everyone looking for a new job is welcome.
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Check out the new JVS website at www.jvsdet.org!
January 29: J Seekers topic for Thursday January 31st is "Targeted Resumes". Did you know that every resume should be individualized for the specific job opening? Learn how! J Seekers meets every Thursday, 1:30 - 3pm at the Oak Park JCC. No rsvp required. Everyone looking for a new job is welcome.Pa...