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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 of Mercer County Annual Golf Classic

    The firm is pleased to be a sponsor of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mercer Annual Golf Classic. The May 20th fundraiser is at Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, New Jersey. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, one-on-one relationships. For more information go to bbbsmercer.org.

  • Corner House Foundation

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a supporter of the May 3rd Corner House Foundation Spring Benefit. The event is at the Mercer Lake Boathouse and honors Lance Liverman. Corner House Foundation supports the mission of Corner House Behavioral Health. Corner House addresses issues of alcohol and drug abuse through prevention, treatment, and outreach programs. See cornerhousenj.org for more information.

  • Harrison Township Day

     On Saturday May 4 (rain date May 5), the Township of Harrison hosts its annual family entertainment event taking place on Main Street in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor. For more information go to visitnj.org.

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  • Princeton Community Housing Gala

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the May 11th "Home Springs Eternal" Gala. The event will raise funds for the construction of approximately twenty new affordable rental homes in Princeton. The event will be held at the Mercer Lake Boathouse in West Windsor. See www.pchhomes.org for more information.

  • Run With Rotary May 5

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of Montgomery Rocky-Hill Rotary Club's annual community charity event, Run With Rotary. The event takes place in Skillman Park, Skillman, New Jersey. The day begins with a 5K road race and one-mile walk/ramble followed by a free "Earth Day Fair." Register online at runwithrotary.org.

  • Womanspace Honors Tony Porter

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the May 23 Womanspace "Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award" dinner and fundraising event honoring Tony Porter, CEO of A Call To Men, for his efforts to prevent violence against women. Womanspace is a nonprofit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their families who are impacted by family violence. Firm Director, Edwin Schmierer is a member of the Board of Trustees of Womanspace. For more information go to womanspace.org.