TWO SOUTH JERSEY BUSINESSMEN HONORED WITH THE 2019 KALEIDOSCOPE AWARD FOR PHILANTHROPIC EXCELLENCE BY THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION
FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (Cherry Hill, NJ) – Jerold Rothkoff, Esq., of Rothkoff Law Group, an elder care law firm in Cherry Hill, and Murphy Vandervelde, co-owner of The Fountains at Cedar Parke in Atco, N.J., will each be honored with the Kaleidoscope Award for Philanthropic Excellence given by the Alzheimer’s Association for their efforts to support the mission of creating a world without Alzheimer’s disease.
For the last 20 years Mr. Rothkoff has been advocating for seniors through his elder care and life care planning law firm. Mr. Rothkoff is also involved in many local south jersey charities that dedicate time and resources to the support Dementia research and patient care.
In 2018, his vision of an educational day for professionals became a reality with the first annual Elder Care Symposium for Professionals with Murphy Vandervelde as the Presenting Sponsor.
The keynote speaker was Eloy van Hal, co-founder of Dementia Village in the Netherlands. Eloy shared the successes of what Dementia Village has done for residents over the last 20 years and how we can follow suit in the US with our care models. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia.
The Kaleidoscope Award for Philanthropic Excellence 2019 will be presented at the 19th Annual Spring Golf Outing on May 6th, 2019 at Laurel Creek Country Club.
Event proceeds help support research efforts as well as the many free programs and services provided by the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter.
Golf Outing Event Overview
10:30 am – 11:30 am Brunch with Award Presentations to Honorees
1:00 pm Shotgun Start – Golf
5:30 pm Cocktails and Silent Auction Closes
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information, visit www.alz.org.
Rothkoff Law Group
An elder care and life care planning law firm headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ, with five additional offices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The firm is focused on identifying the best care first then finding a way to pay for it. The team is comprised of attorneys, care coordinators, veteran and public benefit specialists and support staff. For more information, visit www.rothkofflaw.com.