Jewish Family Service of St. Paul
Life Enrichment Action Program (LEAP) for Seniors
1633 7th St W, St. Paul, MN, 55102-4227
Distance: 516 Miles
Life Enrichment Action Program (LEAP) services:
* Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives (PEARLS)
- Screens for long-lasting sadness and depression
- Encourages clients to engage in meaningful activity
- Uses a simple problem-solving technique to address problems that "get you down"
- Decreases symptoms of depression and improves a client's overall sense of well-being
* PEARLS for Caregivers
- Short-term counseling and life coaching
- Tele-counseling option available for caregivers who live outside the Twin Cities Metro area
Both services are free and provided by trained practitioners in a participant's home.
Adults age 55 and older
This is a free service.
8:30am - 8:30pm, Monday
8:30am - 5:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
8:30am - 2:00pm, Friday
Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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RP-1400.8000-270Geriatric Counseling Definition
Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance in a variety of settings for older adults who are having mental, emotional or social adjustment problems that have arisen as a result of the process of aging. Geriatric counseling services are provided primarily by social services professionals including licensed social workers rather that psychiatrists or other medical personnel.
RP-5000.5000-180Depression Screening Definition
Programs that offer simple tests for people who have feelings of sadness, hopelessness, restlessness and irritability; trouble sleeping; loss of energy; changes in appetite; or thoughts of suicide, and who want to learn more about clinical depression and ways of coping with their symptoms. Individuals generally have an opportunity to see a film and/or hear a talk about the causes, symptoms and treatment of depression; complete a screening questionnaire; and talk with a mental health professional about the results. People who test positively are encouraged to seek further evaluation and, potentially, treatment. Most depression screenings are confidential and available at no cost. Depression screenings may also be available by telephone or online.
Individuals who are age 18 and older but who are not yet considered older adults.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
Individuals from other countries who have come to the United States to live permanently.
YR-3500Jewish Community Definition
Followers of the Jewish faith (Judaism), or people who identify themselves as Jewish either through descent or personal decision. Judaism reflects a belief in a single God who created the universe and continues to be involved in its governance. According to traditional Jewish belief, God established a covenant with the Jewish people, and revealed his laws and commandments to them in the form of the Torah. The practice of Judaism is devoted to the study and observance of the laws and commandments, as written in the Torah.