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Petco Foundation Invests in Caregiver Canines® Life-Changing Work to Support Therapy Dogs

Toms River (March 3, 2017) – Caregiver Canines®, a program offered through the nonprofit agency Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, today announced it has been awarded a $5,000 grant investment from the Petco Foundation to support its in-home visiting therapy dog program to reduce loneliness and bring great happiness to…...

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Understanding Home Care Options for Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia typically requires the help of those outside a patient’s circle of loved ones and friends, especially as the disease progresses. And while their loved one’s disease is still in the mild to moderate stages, many families may opt for in-home…...

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Local Agency Highlighted in Report to Governor and NJ State Legislature

A Toms River based nonprofit agency Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey was highlighted in a recent report submitted to Governor Christie and the NJ State Legislature.  The report created by the New Jersey Alzheimer’s Disease Study Commission contained current statistics and recommendation about how to manage this epidemic in the…...

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Help Applying for Benefits on Behalf of a Loved One

As the caregiver to a friend or family member with a serious illness, you can apply for Social Security disability benefits on his or her behalf. Go to the Disabilitybenefitscenter....

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CAREGIVERS, CANINES, AND CARS…OH MY!

Kick off the “Dog Days of Summer” with a celebration of CAREGIVERS, CANINES, AND CARS at the Larson Ford dealership showroom, 1150 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, N.J. Through the efforts of Rob Larson, vice president of Larson Ford, Inc., and Lynette Whiteman, executive director of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, Toms…...

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Investors Bank Donation Supports Alzheimer Disease Caregivers

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) was awarded a $5,000 grant from Investors Bank supporting their Alzheimer’s Respite Care Program. The grant award was presented to Lynette Whiteman, CVCJ Executive Director and Linda Conroy, CVCJ Director of Development at a gathering of Alzheimer’s Respite Care Program Friends and Volunteers at…...

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Aging Population Expanding To Monmouth County

Click the link below to see Comcast interview. http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2016/06/03/nj160602-3...

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DAV Charitable Service Trust Supports Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, is the proud recipient a generous 2016 grant from The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust.  The grant will support the nonprofit’s  efforts to assist elderly veterans and their families through their respite, friendly visiting, Caregiver Canine® home pet visitation and grocery shopping services. Ocean…...

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CVCJ goes Live on Comcast Newsmakers

Jill Horner speaks with Linda Conroy, Director of Development from the Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, about Dancing with Their Stars. Follow us on Facebook. Recorded on: 2/11/2016....

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