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The Haven at Silverwoods assisted living in Toms River, NJ has been providing excellent, quality care delivered by a core group of experienced, compassionate and constant caregivers since it’s opening in 1992.

At The Haven, continuity and competence is the best medicine. In a nurturing family-style environment, residents and their families return normalcy to their lives, building trusting relationships with the most talented team of caregivers, many of whom have been serving the community for many years. From physical therapists to registered nurses––from housekeeping to dining room staff, the entire team at The Haven bring dedication and experience to enhance residents’ physical, emotional and social well-being.

Administrator Barbara Estabrook, MS, RN, CALA, a valuable member of The Haven for the past 15 years, believes that staff longevity and valuable experience translates to excellence in resident care and relations. “Familiarity of interacting with the same dedicated, hands-on people gives residents a sense of family, and instills security and confidence that is so vital to their well-being. Stability and continuity is our specialty.”

Warm smiles and outstanding services are a Haven mainstay, and they come from the most recognizable sources. Like Wellness Director Charlene Havelka, RN who for over 5 years has worked diligently with the exceptional nursing and physician staff to sustain expert care with the human touch that exceeds the highest industry standards, and Dining Services Director Eileen O’Mara, who since 2007 has developed menus and meal events that exceeds the residents’ tastes and nutritional needs.

James Cino, BS, OTR, has been the leader of The Haven’s therapy team for over 10 years, working tirelessly with residents in the comfort of their own apartments, and any other place on premises where a resident’s safety awareness and strength needs to be heightened. James and his team share the successful therapy techniques developed at his private practice, Adaptive Home Therapy, Inc. In addition to promoting safety, Cino’s program results in significant improvement in a resident’s ability to participate in daily activities, and remain independent for as long as possible.

For the last 6 years, helping people keep active in mind, body and spirit has been the objective and outcome of a comprehensive activity program led by Activities Activities Director, Linda Panarella. ”Without meaningful activities, there may be no reason to get out of bed in the morning”, says Panarella. “We are purposeful in our efforts to make a real difference in the lives of our residents through our interactions with them and the opportunities we bring them.”

Over the past 10 years, Richard E. Adler, DPM has also helped The Haven’s resident population keep active and on their feet by providing state of the art podiatric care in a warm and caring manner. Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Dr. Adler offers individual attention, detecting and treating foot problems of every nature, including care for infections and injuries of the foot, ankle and heel.

Benjamin D. Lessig, DO, PA, one of The Haven’s accomplished physicians, has been providing residents with private consultation and primary care since 2007. Board Certified in geriatric medicine, with specializations in Alzheimer’s disease, pain management and chronic illnesses, Dr. Lessig has seen first hand the difference that retention of passionate caregivers has made to The Haven community. According to Lessig, “The Haven’s dedicated nursing and administrative staff, with their diverse experience and deep understanding of residents’ needs, creates a center of excellence for residents requiring assisted living services.”

The staff members mentioned here is but a few of The Haven’s dedicated care and service providers. With the development of this seasoned team of compassionate caregivers The Haven sets it self apart from others. The residents and their families are secure in knowing they have outstanding caring and consistency to their lives which bring immeasurable peace of mind. Located here in Ocean County, The Haven at Silverwoods is a Hovnanian Senior Housing Services community which is a family owned and operated organization for more than 50 years.

For more information, call us at 732-341-0880 - The Haven at Silverwoods
1700 Rt. 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08757