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Aging Out Loud! CVCJ Co-hosts 95+ Luncheon

On May 3, two Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition partners, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ) and Community Medical Center, joined together to host a 95+ Luncheon for local seniors. The event coincided with Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is “Age Out Loud.” The honored guests were…...

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Article Highlights CVCJ for Connecting Isolated Seniors Using the Internet

Loneliness and social isolation are recognized as a true health issue negatively impacting Seniors. The staff and volunteers at Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, an Ocean/Monmouth nonprofit agency, strive to reduce this sad time that Seniors face. Through their one-on-one medical transportation, grocery shopping, friendly visiting, respite to caregivers, and in-home…...

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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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