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Have You Seen Marbles the Cat?

September 27, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - UPDATE: Marbles is back home, according to his owner.

A black and tan tortoise-shell female cat, named Marbles, has been missing since Thursday evening, said Roxbury Animal Control Officer Sue Blanchard.

The 12-year-old cat, got out of its Circuit Drive East, Succasunna house at around 8 p.m. and has not been seen since, Blanchard said. "She usually comes if the owner ...

Advice & Opinion

Putting Together a Plan of Care

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." Howard Ruff

Perhaps one of the most difficult conversations you'll have as an adult child is talking about end of life preparations with your parent. For many seniors, this conversation is as hard as the one about having to move to a full-time care facility.

But because, a senior's health can fail suddenly and ...

More Families Living Under One Roof

Before moving a senior loved one into your home, make sure all family members buy into the idea and understand the looming expectations and challenges. Then put a plan in place that will help ensure harmony under one roof.

Q. I’m thinking of moving my 90-year-old father in with the family. Is this common and what should I know?

Multigenerational living is on the increase. As a ...

WHAT IS A STRETCH IRA?

Tip: What’s in a Name? If you fail to name a beneficiary on your IRA, it may be much more difficult for your beneficiaries to ‘stretch’ the inherited IRA over their lifetimes.

The Investment Company Institute reports that there is roughly $7.9 trillion in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA). To help put that in perspective, that’s nearly half the annual gross ...

The Problems with Probate

Many people have heard they should avoid probate, but few understand what probate is and how the process works.

What Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process that wraps up a person’s legal and financial affairs after their death. During the probate process a person’s property is identified, cataloged, and appraised. In addition, probate makes certain any outstanding debts ...

Don’t Change 401(k) Mix During Market Drops

As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019.

While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events – especially if it means making radical changes to your 401(k).

And yet, many people do just ...

How to Become a Long-Term Investor

It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits.

But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that offer few or no growth prospects, are they really helping themselves? Here’s the bottom line: If you’re ...

Madison Mayor, Borough Council members mark opening of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute; Joint venture between Atlantic Health System, Kindred Healthcare now fully open to treat patients

October 23, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Robert H. Conley, mayor of the borough of Madison, and borough council members joined representatives of Atlantic Health System and Kindred Healthcare to celebrate the opening of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, a brand-new state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital, located at Giralda Farms.

“It is my honor and privilege to welcome Atlantic Health System and ...

Aging Morris County Creates Demand For Homecare Professionals

 

Home Instead Seeks to Hire Caregivers in Morris County

ROXBURY, NJ -  As America’s aging population continues to grow, the need for caregivers has become increasingly apparent. That’s why Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of home care services for seniors, has announced that it anticipates hiring 25 CAREGiversSM across Morris ...