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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.

  • Online Course May 19 & 26: Discrimination in the Workplace

    Have you ever experienced discrimination in the workplace? Do you know your rights as an employee? This class will explore topics including: sexual harassment; discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, or other protection classifications; medical marijuana in the workplace; whistle-blower claims; NJ’s newly enacted Wage Theft Act; the difference between the Federal and State family leave acts; and other laws that protect employees. We will discuss hypothetical employment claims based on real life employment experiences. Update: This course will also cover new employee protections available due to COVID-19.

    The instructor for this course is Mason, Griffin & Pierson attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, Esq., who has been practicing employment law in Princeton for 30 years.

    Register at
    https://www.ssreg.com/princeton/classes/results.asp?string=zuckerman

  • COVID-19 Employment & Financial Update (3/24/2020)

    Click Link Here to read important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • NELA-NJ Attorney Zuckerman

    In a recent decision (Justin Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc.), the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that an employee who is fired for using medical marijuana outside the workplace may bring a claim for disability discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Mason, Griffin & Pierson Attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, who argued the cause for Amicus Curiae National Employment Lawyers Association of New Jersey, stated the "decision is a win for employees who test positive for marijuana due to their lawful use of medical marijuana outside the workplace."

  • Scollo Joins Firm

    Jeanne-Marie Scollo has become an Associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. She earned her J.D from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She is a member of the firm's Local Government Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Scollo brings over nine years of previous legal experience to the firm. She served as Deputy County Counsel for Middlesex County from 2014 to 2019 and was previously a solo practitioner in New Brunswick. Ms. Scollo is admitted in New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Mercer County, Middlesex County, and New Jersey State Bar Associations.