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Elder Law Resources – local, state & national


Nationwide Websites

National Institute on Aging Information on health, publications, trials, links to other health and aging sites

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) Nonprofit service and advocacy organization – assistance with benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities, etc.

National Organization of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Directory of health and human services specialists that assist in caring for older relatives

Elder Care Locator Find elder care help in your community regarding numerous issues: nursing home, nutrition, transportation and more

Alzheimer’s Organization Provides information about Alzheimer’s disease, resources, research advances, publications, free newsletter & blog

Official U.S. Site for Medicare Medicare– find plans, enroll in plans, assistance, etc.


New Jersey Websites

New Jersey Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association General resources, plus “Senior housing finder”– list of all licensed care facilities in the state

A Guide to Community Based Long-Term Care in New Jersey – State of New Jersey Department of Human Services — 216 page booklet

New Jersey Hospitals Alphabetical listing of hospitals in New Jersey

Home Care and Hospice Association of New Jersey  Education, find a provider, events


Princeton Websites

Princeton Senior Resource Center Events, resources, exercise, learning, volunteering and more– an “engaged retirement” place for seniors living in Princeton NJ


Articles

Aging Parents: 5 Warning Signs of Health Problems


Videos

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s / Elizabeth Arle / PBS The Alzheimer’s Project / HBO


Books

How to Care for Aging Parents, Virginia Morris

 

Disclaimer: The above list is for reference only, it is not meant as an endorsement of any item, organization or service.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Autumn Culinaire

    The firm is pleased to be a sponsor at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mercer October 17 fundraiser event at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Lawrence, New Jersey. The event features dishes from several of the area's finest restaurants, tastings of wine and beer and live music. The evening will honor individuals who volunteer time and commitment making BBBS Mercer a success. For more information go to www.bbbsmercer.org

  • Communities of Light Launch October 22

    Womanspace's Annual Communities of Light Event on December 2nd is a public awareness project and fundraising campaign to benefit victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The launch event is free and open to the public. It includes a press conference and reception and will take place at 5:30 PM on October 22 at Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road in Lawrenceville. Edwin Schmierer, Director with Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a member of the Board of Directors of Womanspace and the firm is a sponsor of the event. The event will honor the Police Chiefs and coordinators of Mercer County. More information at www.womanspace.org.

  • Philly Pops Concert October 5

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to be a sponsor at the Philly Pops concert to benefit The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. The Foundation provides funding for skilled nursing, out patient health care, and rehabilitation for residents at Morris Hall and St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center. The concert will be at the Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial. For information and tickets go to www.morrishall.org/events.php

  • Girls on the Run

    The firm is a sponsor for the November 24 Girls on the Run Central New Jersey 5K in downtown Somerville, New Jersey. Girls on the Run is a program for girls in grades 3 through 8 which teaches girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Associate Attorney Nicole Sciotto is member of the Advisory Board of Girls on the Run, Central New Jersey Chapter. For more information, including donations and race registration, please visit www.gotrcnj.org.

  • West Windsor Mayor's Ball

    The firm is a sponsor for the November 2 West Windsor Mayor's Ball. The event takes place at the Boathouse on Mercer Lake in West Windsor and benefits the Princeton Junction Volunteer Fire Company. For more information go to www.westwindsornj.org/WW-givesback/index.html.

  • Cecil on New Jersey Municipal League Conference Panels

    Trishka Waterbury Cecil, past President of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA), is a presenter at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. Mandatory Certification Class For New Board Members, sponsored by New Jersey Planning Officials is on November 19. Muincipal Law Update 2019, sponsored by New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, and OPMA/Civility/Administration of Public Meetings, sponsored by New Jersey State League of Municipalities are on November 21. For more information, go to www.njpo.org, www.njilga.org or www.njlm.org.