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communicating with someone with cognitive impairment | Archer Law Office, Elder Law NJ

Change Your Game: Communicating With The Cognitively Impaired

​Change Your Game: Communicating With The Cognitively ImpairedWe have all heard that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. Unfortunately, we may have also heard someone with cognitive impairment described as ‘crazy’. This could not be more inaccurate and offensive. In terms of communicating with […]

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Dementia Is Not A Disease | Archer Law Office NJ

Dementia Is Not A Disease

Dementia Is Not A DiseaseIt 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 all. If you have a loved one that has […]

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Cost of Nursing Care - 2015 - Mercer Elder Law Hamilton NJ

Cost of Nursing Care – 2015 edition

Cost of Nursing Care – 2015 edition Each April, New Jersey is required to tell the public what the median cost of nursing home care is, and use that cost to assess ineligibility periods for transfers under Medicaid regulations. Here’s a link to the form. On the one hand, this is good news: the number […]

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