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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.

  • Zuckerman Joins Firm

    Elizabeth Zuckerman has been named Of Counsel to the Princeton law firm, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C, and will lead its Employment Law section. Ms. Zuckerman received a J.D. from the University of California at Davis School of Law where she served as Executive Editor for the Law Review. In 1997, Ms. Zuckerman co-founded the employment law firm of Zuckerman & Fisher, LLC, focusing her practice on employee rights. Ms. Zuckerman is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She will continue to practice in the areas of employment law, employee rights and appellate practice. Ms. Zuckerman serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and is a member of the New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.

  • MG&P Celebrates 65th Anniversary

    Mason, Griffin & Pierson is celebrating its sixty-fifth anniversary. Since its founding in 1955, the firm has evolved from a two-man general practice partnership to a mid-size professional corporation which continues a general practice but has developed specific areas of concentration. The firm has been an integral part of central New Jersey over the past sixty-five years. The firm's first municipal client, Princeton, remains a client today, along with other municipalities and governing bodies in Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Camden and Gloucester counties. Two of the firm's attorneys have served as President of the Mercer County Bar Association and, in 2001, the firm received the Community Partner Award from Mercer County Bar Foundation. Four of the firm's attorneys have been honored with the Fred G. Stickel Award for Excellence in Municipal Law and Service to the Legal Profession.

  • Princeton Adult Education Class - Know Your Rights as an Employee

    Elizabeth Zuckerman will be an instructor for the Princeton Adult Education course, Know Your Rights as an Employee. The 3-session course starts on February 11 and will explore topics including sexual harassment, discrimination, medical marijuana in the workplace, whistle-blower claims, NJ’s newly enacted Wage Theft Act, Federal and State family leave acts, and other laws that protect employees. Ms. Zuckerman has been practicing employment law for thirty years in Princeton and serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. For more information visit .princetonadultschool.org.

  • Welcome New Municipal Clients

    MG&P starts the new year with new municipal clients. Kevin Van Hise has been appointed as the attorney for the West Amwell Township Zoning Board of Adjustment and Edwin Schmierer was recently retained by the Borough of Elmwood to serve as Special Counsel.

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Case

    Elizabeth Zuckerman will be arguing in the NJ Supreme Court on February 3rd, in the case of Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc. The case involves the issue of whether an employee who uses medical marijuana can be terminated for failing a drug test. Ms. Zuckerman will be arguing on behalf of Amicus NELA-NJ.