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Last week I wrote about another possible home based Medicaid option in New Jersey beyond the traditional one.  It’s called the Personal Preference Program or PPP.  It gives the Medicaid recipient and his or her family members more control over the type of care the recipient receives. As I stated last week the

In last week’s post I discussed lesser known facilities that provide some level of long term care. One is a residential health care facility and another is a dementia care facility. They are categorized differently by the State of New Jersey for licensing purposes. But paying for them can also

In last week’s post I explained the differences between domestic partnership, civil union and marriage when talking about the rights of same sex couples. So how does this impact the issues faced by aging LGBT seniors? Married vs. single has an impact on taxes. Different thresholds and rates apply to married

In past blog posts I have written about the changes in the demographic makeup of our aging population and the issues they face.  The LGBT community encompasses lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.  Historically, this community has experienced disapproval of and discrimination against its members although much has changed in