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 […]

Murphy discusses NJ Medicaid cuts to adults with disabilities at JESPY House

Murphy discusses NJ Medicaid cuts to adults with disabilities at JESPY House

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a community-based nonprofit serving adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, hosted Governor-elect Phil Murphy, who was at the time still on the campaign trail, on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Approximately 120 clients, family members, friends, staff and allies welcomed Murphy so that they could discuss their concerns about recent policy […]

SHIP counselors available for Medicare enrollment help

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Medicare open enrollment is from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, has counselors available to answer questions and offer guidance. SHIP is a statewide program that provides free, objective, confidential help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with or questions about […]

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