Community Reflections

Hear from our community and staff on how Kadima is helping our clients move forward.

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Priscilla Garrett is the Integrated Care Manager for Kadima’s Integrated Health Care Initiative, launched in 2016 and made possible by a $205,500 three-year grant from The Jewish Fund. She joined Kadima as a direct care worker in 2013 and was promoted upon completion of her board certification in 2016.

By Priscilla Garrett

Before I came back to Michigan to go to school, I worked at a group facility in Dallas. It inspired my desire to continue working in a group environment and supporting individuals who may traditionally be overlooked in the community. It didn’t take long to fall in love with Kadima and our clients...

By Amanda Goodman

As I started my last post right at the start of day one, without a clue of what I was in for, with four weeks of experience, I am still learning my way around. One thing I can say with absolute certainty is every single day is truly unpredictable. If you are anything like me, who has the attention span of a young child, unpredictable experiences are highly valued.

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By Amanda Goodman

Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m Amanda, and I’m a senior from Michigan State University. You’ll get to know me really well over the next few weeks as I chronicle my experiences as the JOIN intern here at Kadima.

Perhaps the best place to start: my first day at Kadima. Heading in to work that day I felt like a fish out of water.

By Eric Adelman

Welcome to the new Kadima website! We hope you will spend time here frequently to learn about the important goings-on at Kadima, find new ways to engage with and support us and learn more about mental health.

It is that last item which is the focus of this, our first-ever blog post. Why does it matter? First, I’d like to share some statistics.

One out of every five people in the world has a Facebook account. One out of five is from China, and the same number – one out of five - will be aged 65+ by the year 2035.