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Skilled Nursing Facility Coverage vs. Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Coverage Under Medicare

Skilled Nursing Facility Coverage vs. Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Coverage Under Medicare By Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner, Elder Law Associates PA Did you know that Medicare offers different coverage for a patient at a skilled nursing facility versus an inpatient rehabilitation facility after a hospital stay? Typically, you may not have much of a say in choosing which [...]

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Alpert JFS: Easing the Lives of Holocaust Survivors

Alpert JFS: Easing the Lives of Holocaust Survivors Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service’s (Alpert JFS) Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program has been providing local survivors of the Shoah (Hebrew for catastrophe) with dignity, companionship and a voice that must continue to be heard for the past 25 years! Today, seven full-time employees devote their workdays exclusively to identifying and [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alpert JFS: Easing the Lives of Holocaust Survivors

Concierge Medicine – A Q & A with Dr. Robert Mellman

Concierge Medicine - A Q&A with Dr. Robert Mellman The following article, Concierge Medicine - A Q&A with Dr. Robert Mellman explores the value and benefits of concierge physicians. Dr. Mellman specializes in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in practice for more than 20 years. What are the benefits of a concierge physician? Benefits of a concierge physician [...]

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There’s No Place Like Home

There's No Place Like Home... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the nursing home and long term care population is at a very high risk of being infected and dying from the coronavirus. The coronavirus is known to be particularly dangerous to older adults with underlying health conditions and can spread more easily through long term care facilities, [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s No Place Like Home

Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Coping with Stress During Covid-19 It can be difficult coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Older people and people of any age who have serious underlying health conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. People who may have issues getting assistance if they become ill, like those experiencing homelessness or people with disabilities are also at [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Why You May Want to Consider Hiring a Care Manager

Why You May Want to Consider Hiring a Care Manager  By Jaimee Friedlander, LCSW Feeling burnt out or overwhelmed? Is your family at odds regarding care decisions? Unsure about your loved one’s options regarding local resources and financial assistance? If any of this sounds familiar, you may want to consider working with a care manager. What are care managers and [...]

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