New Jersey Veterans' Homes UpdateFrom the NJDMAVA Veterans Affairs
This monument is the result of a special project undertaken “to perpetuate the memory of all members of the armed forces, regardless of race, religion or creed, who made sacrifices to defend universal liberty, equal rights, and justice for all” according to Robert Richter, Commander of the JWV. The same monument had also been installed at both the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland and at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park recently established a relationship with the Edison Job Corps Academy for the operation of the “Canteen” (Food Services) at the facility. This will be a seven-day per week operation. Joseph Brandspiegel, CEO stated: “ We are very pleased to have established such a relationship with the Job Corp and are confident that with extending the hours, our residents, family members and our staff will benefit from this undertaking.
Having the support of Central
Office also contributes towards our
success in offering the care that we
are noted for. Speaking of that, our
US Department of Veterans Affairs’ survey during the week
of March 14
went very well. Received accolades
during this intense survey. We had
The USO show was held on
Feb. 23, and, as usual, a grand success.
As I continue my position as
The new state-of-the-art facility will consist of 240 long-term care beds, a 28-bed Assisted Living Unit, a 32-bed Alzheimer’s Unit. A mosaic tile “Wall of The Tides” will adorn the center courtyard, which will include a 12’ waterfall surrounded by beautiful plants and flowers.
Table of Contents
Download Veteran Journal (326KB PDF)