Connecting Homebound Seniors to their Communities

We assist homebound seniors experiencing social isolation. Our support team connects them to their communities through easy-to-use technology

We have found that increasing social interactions can improve a senior's life.
We do this by providing our clients:
Our clients connect to food delivery, telehealth, church services, and interact with friends and family more often.

"I was skeptical at first. I can't tell you how comforting it is to talk to someone who understands me. This has opened up a whole new world for me."

Ruth S., 99 years old

Our Services

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Senior Friendly Computer or Tablet

We provide our clients with a senior friendly tablet or computer, train them on it, and offer ongoing tech support including repair and replacement handled by Connections at Home. We create email, social media, and Zoom accounts, allowing our clients to stay connected. They can take online classes, shop, access tele-health, play games, listen to music, share photos, and check the news and weather.

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Social Worker

Clients are paired with a social worker who will video chat with them regularly, and help with any social service needs, such as housing, transportation, food, and access to medical care and counseling.

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Resource Guide For Seniors

Our resource guide for seniors has a comprehensive listing of services for home bound seniors, including transportation, housing, home health aides, support groups, food, home improvements, attorneys, and providers who will come to your home such as podiatrists, optometrists, dentists, and hair stylists.

“I am just amazed. You are so wonderful. You uplift me when I am feeling kinda saggy. Thank you so much for the card from everyone. I really appreciate it. It’s a joy. Words mean a lot and the receipt of the words on the card. I know you and I have had some wonderful talks too along the way. Thank you so much for this opportunity to share again. Thank you, thank you, thank you. “

Barbara B.I., 70 years old

Our Numbers Speak For Themselves

We have found that increasing social interactions through technology can improve a senior’s life.

CAHNJ is a nonprofit. We rely solely on funding from institutions and individuals. We gratefully accept donations on our website at cahnj.org. Thank you for remembering us in your giving.

60%
Of Our Clients Reported A Decrease In Social Isolation
71%
Of Our Clients Had Reduced Depression And Loneliness

A Huge Thank You To Our Supporters

The Higgons Foundation

The Puder Foundation

Contact us

CAHNJ is a nonprofit. We rely solely on funding from institutions and individuals. We gratefully accept donations on our website at cahnj.org. Thank you for remembering us in your giving.

You can reach us at

CONTACT

Alex Kent, Executive Director

EMAIL

alex.kent@cahnj.org

PHONE NUMBER

973.239.2600 ext 1075

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