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The Vial of Life: Preparing For a Medical Emergency

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Feel Free to Copy this image and print out your own Vial of Life DecalsThe Vial of Life – Preparing For a Medical Emergency Do you have any allergies? Can you tell me what medication you are on and what you are being treated for? Who is […]

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Keeping Your Loved One Engaged And Aware

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Keeping Your Loved One Engaged And Aware When someone you love has reached the point in life where long term elder care is a necessity, due to dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease, you may find yourself in the midst of the most challenging engagement of your life. It […]

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Dementia Is Not A Disease

Dementia Is Not A Disease | Archer Law Office NJ

Dementia Is Not A Disease It is a title worth repeating. Dementia is not a disease. It is the result of symptoms from other diseases, most commonly Alzheimer’s disease. You know what, though? As comforting as that is meant to sound, it probably isn’t very much at […]

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Keeping a Family Together Beyond the Holidays

Keeping a Family Together Beyond the Holidays | Archer Law Office NJ

Keeping a Family Together Beyond the Holidays For the firm and our clients, our families are the biggest draw about having some time off for the holidays, from our jobs and our year-round routine. As we begin a new year, our hearts are still filled with deep […]

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LOCAL ATTORNEY RECEIVES CERTIFICATION IN ELDER LAW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/21/2015       CONTACT:   Joseph Costa (609) 842-9200 – joe@mercerelderlaw.com   LOCAL ATTORNEY RECEIVES CERTIFICATION IN ELDER LAW Hamilton, NJ – The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) – the only organization approved by the American Bar Association to offer certification in the area of elder law – […]

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How Do We Caregivers Keep It Together?

How Do We Caregivers Keep It Together | Archer Law Office NJ

How Do We Caregivers Keep It Together?   Selflessness in caregiving is a virtuous thing – sounds like a thing you as a caregiver always hear from others, right? It is not nearly enough to sustain us when we ourselves are being selfless and caring for another […]

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Who Should Be The Trustee of A Special Needs Trust?

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Who Should Be The Trustee of A Special Needs Trust?   A special needs trust is a common planning technique for people trying to preserve assets and also provide for a loved one (often a child) under 65. In addition to the planning and logistical considerations that […]

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Medicaid Planning Traps: Bad Timing

Medcaid Planning Traps: Bad Timing | Mercer Elder Law Hamilton NJ

Medicaid Planning Traps: Bad Timing  Timing is everything. If you are applying for Medicaid in the state of NJ, especially if you are seeking help with assisted living, there is a “coverage gap” where applications are not retroactive. What this means is that if you apply too […]

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Medicaid Planning Traps: Health Eligibility & Facility Placement

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Medicaid Planning Traps: Health Eligibility & Facility Placement   It does not happen often, but sometimes two spouses will want to move into an assisted living or skilled nursing facility together, and they ask if Medicaid will cover their continued stay in the facility once they run […]

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Talking to a Loved One with a Cognitive Impairment

Talking to a loved one with a cognitive impairment | Mercer Elder Law

Talking to a Loved One with a Cognitive Impairment   Imagine you’re looking at a picture of a familiar object, like a car. If someone broke that picture into pieces and shuffled them around, could you still recognize it? You know it is a car. The pieces […]

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