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Therapy Dogs Needed to Bring Great Joy To Ocean County Seniors

Caregiver Canines® Home Visiting Program Delivers the Warmth and Comfort Only a Dog Can Give Toms River, NJ (April 18, 2017) If you’re a dog lover, there’s a good chance you’ve traveled through life with a canine companion by your side. Imagine how heartbroken you would be if somewhere down the…...

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Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) Announces Election of New Board Members

Toms River, NJ (March 29, 2017) Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) announced the election of four new members to its Board of Directors: Jean Flaherty is Director of Marketing & Communications for Community Medical Center in Toms River. Jean’s efforts to enhance community health naturally support CVCJ’s commitment to…...

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Kearny Bank Foundation Grant Supports Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

Toms River, NJ (March 14, 2017) Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Kearny Bank Foundation in support of their programs to assist the elderly and help them remain independent. “As a company committed to supporting the communities where our customers live, we are…...

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Investors Bank Foundation Grant Supports Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

Toms River, NJ (March 4, 2017) Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) was awarded a $10,000 grant from Investors Bank Foundation in support of their programs to assist the elderly and help them remain independent. “We are very proud of our dedication and commitment to the communities that we serve,”…...

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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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Martha Meets Dolores

Last week, Martha, one of our Spanish speaking volunteers, met Dolores. Dolores is from Puerto Rico, and you would never guess that she’s been around for 104, yes, 104 years! Dolores loves to play dominoes. And in case you didn’t know, for Puerto Ricans, playing Dominoes is a skill learned…...

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We Hit The Jackpot When Bob Came Into Our Lives!

“We hit the jackpot when Bob came into our lives!” That was the first thing Shirley had to say about Bob, her ARCP volunteer. Bob visits with Shirley’s husband, Herman, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. On their weekly visits they read the newspaper together from cover to cover and they…...

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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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