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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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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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