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Nancy and Larry Akins – a Commitment to Family and Community

In the summer of 1967, Nancy Newman stood with her friend on a street corner in Asbury Park, waiting for a ride to Bradley Beach. Little did she know that in a few short years, the young man who offered them a lift would become her husband....

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The Charismatic Carbones – Love at First Punch

RoseAnn, a spunky five-year-old girl with a thick head of long dark hair, was sure it was going to be her lucky day. As she headed out to recess at PS113 in the Bronx, a boy, Ralph, asked her if she would like to go on the seesaw with him.…...

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Meet Keith and Dorothy Gabbett

Dorothy and Keith Gabbett are “people people”. Within the first moments of talking to them, this fact becomes apparent....

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Letter to the APP Editor – Alzheimer’s Respite Care

Lynette Whiteman, CVCJ Executive Director, recently wrote to the editor of the Asbury Park Press. Her letter is published here: http://www.app.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/12/04/caregivers-government-funding-nj-murphy/108278164/  ...

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CVCJ’s Fran Pannella featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Comcast Newsmakers spoke to Alzheimer’s Respite Care Program Manager Fran Pannella about the rising need for caregivers. Click here to watch the video: http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2017/12/11/nj171207-7...

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CVCJ Gets a Mention on Caring.com

Check out this article from Caring.com that quotes CVCJ’s Executive Director Lynette Whiteman, on making the choice to get help in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease. To read the full article, click here: https://www.caring.com/articles/help-with-dementia-care...

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Lynette Whiteman of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Receives Leader of Distinction Award

Presented by the Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) in the Field of Aging Lynette Whiteman, Executive Director of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) received the Leader of Distinction Award in the Field of Aging from the Social Community Activities Network (SCAN). The award celebrates the contributions made by exceptional…...

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Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Named Service Organization of the Year

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) was named Service Organization of the Year by the Howell Chamber of Commerce for outstanding contributions to the local community. The award was presented at the Chamber’s 37th Annual Dinner Dance on Friday, October 20th at the Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ.…...

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Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Founder Barbara Devlin Receives AARP-NJ Andrus Award

Presented for Dedication and Commitment to Community Service Barbara Devlin, the co-founder of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, received AARP’s most distinguished award, The New Jersey Andrus Award for Community Service, at a ceremony held on October 25, 2017 at the Imperia in Somerset, NJ. Barbara and her husband, Jack,…...

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