Clarity about Medicare

Clarity about Medicare

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Take the mystery out of Medicare at an educational workshop on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon when Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage […]

EO man commits health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — On April 12, an Essex County man admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Keasam Johnson, 35, of East Orange, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court […]

Health insurance company opens in WO

Health insurance company opens in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Sosa Insurance Group held its grand opening at 450 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange on Friday, Oct. 12. The group offers plans insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. and its affiliated companies. Since opening, the group has been busy meeting with seniors to discuss their Medicare plan options. Pictured at […]

Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force announced

Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force announced

NEWARK, NJ — Assistant Attorney Gen. Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced on Aug. 13 the formation of the Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort that brings together the resources and expertise of the Health Care Fraud Unit in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, […]

U.S. Attorney prosecutes 5 in NJ for health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and two arrests in northern New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced on June 28. Additionally, three individuals from South Jersey and Philadelphia were arrested for their alleged involved in a South […]

Sage events for seniors

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare hosts many events for seniors at its location at 290 Broad St. in Summit. A Caregiver Support Group for Spouses will be Mondays, June 11 and 25, from 2 to 3 p.m. This support group for caregivers will be led by licensed clinical social worker and InfoCare manager Kathy Larkin. […]

‘Medicare Made Clear’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in April not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, April 26, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

Pledge and learn to protect LGBT seniors

  WEST ORANGE, NJ — Garden State Equality, a statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, will offer a free entry-level training course, “Introduction to the Health Care Needs of the LGBT Population,” to organizations serving older adults on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Green […]

How to care for aging loved ones

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Are you caring for an aging parent or loved one? Having difficulty navigating the health care system or trying to manage long distance caregiving? The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is having a workshop led by licensed clinical social worker Wendy Sabin on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from 7:15 to […]

JCC MetroWest dedicates Littman Memory Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest celebrated the dedication of its memory center on Monday, Nov. 20. The newly named Jonathan and Nancy Littman Memory Center is an innovative program serving adults who have mild-to-moderate cognitive impairment. The program is uniquely designed to enhance the physical, cognitive and social well-being of each participant while providing […]

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