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Elder Law Resources

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.

  • Dragan Named Director with MG&P

    Sharon A. Dragan has been named Director and Shareholder with Mason, Griffin & Pierson. Sharon received a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she served as Bureau Editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Bureau and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She practices in the areas of local government law, zoning and land use law, real estate law, and estate law. Sharon is Attorney for the Township of Readington, Attorney for Alexandria Township, Attorney for Delaware Township and Attorney for Special Open Space Counsel of West Amwell Township. In her continued service to the legal profession, Sharon served on the District XIII Ethics Committee for several years, the committee that acts as the investigative and prosecutorial arm of the Supreme Court of New Jersey in discharging the Court's constitutional responsibility to supervise and discipline New Jersey attorneys. Sharon is a Trustee of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, a professional organization with the purpose of promoting education and professionalism among local government attorneys. She is a member of the Hunterdon County, New Jersey State and Pennsylvania State Bar Associations.


    MG&P Supports Local Youth Basketball

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson continues its support of youth basketball programs in the community. For more information on the Dillon Youth Basketball League go to the Princeton Recreation Department at www.leaguelineup.com

    For information on the Montgomery Basketball Association go to www.montgomerybasketball.com

  • New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act is Now in Effect

    In May of this year, New Jersey joined the growing number of states to enact paid sick leave laws. The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act is currently in effect and below you will find certain information that is important for all New Jersey employers to understand.

    Who Does it Affect?
    The Act applies to New Jersey employers of all sizes, including businesses that are based elsewhere but have employees located in New Jersey. While several New Jersey municipalities already had paid sick leave ordinances, this new state law preempts them, meaning they no longer apply and employers throughout the state are now subject to one consistent set of requirements.

    The Act does not apply to a few narrow categories of employees: (1) construction industry employees working under collective bargaining agreements; (2) per diem health care employees; or (3) public employees who are already provided with sick leave with full pay pursuant to any other state law, rule, or regulation.
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    Montgomery Township Education Foundation

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to sponsor Montgomery Township Education Foundation. The Foundation's fundraiser takes place on the evening of February 23 at Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, New Jersey. The Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization set up to support strategic programs for the benefit of the Montgomery Township public school children.

    For more information go to one.bidpal.net/mtefcomedynight