Malka Young oversees all of JFS’ Healthy Aging programs and provides a full range of life care management services for older adults and their families with a multidisciplinary team of social workers and nurses.
Malka received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston University and graduated from Brandeis University. She is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences. Malka addresses the challenges of aging in community, living well with chronic illness, caring for aging parents, grief and bereavement. She is a published author and was the first social worker in the pioneering Geriatric Evaluation Unit at the VA Medical Center in Jamaica Plan.
She is an advanced professional member of the Aging Life Care Association and holds specialty certification from the National Association of Social workers as a certified advanced social work case manager.
- Living Well with Chronic Illness
- Geriatric Care Management
- Family Relationships/Caring for Aging Parents
- Dementia and Neurological Disease
- Family Caregiver Coaching
- Jewish Resources for Aging Well