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Beauty and the Geek

“Patti, I think Mikey has eyes for you.” At her father’s pronouncement, Patti Macaluso did a very unladylike thing… she spit out her food as she burst into peals of laughter....

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The Bride of Dracula Snags Her Clown

As a charter member of her church, one of Grace’s key jobs was to organize the social events held there. In October of 1982, she decided to have a singles party for Halloween. She asked one of her friends from the choir, Al, to help her plan it....

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Get out with your kids and help others in need

This post, which mentions CVCJ, was written by Lydia Chan for her blog, http://alzheimerscaregiver.net/ Photo by Unsplash   Have you been wondering how to get your kids more involved in their community? Did you make a resolution to do more volunteer work? It’s time to make that plan a reality…...

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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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