After spending their entire savings to stay at Mey House in Egg Harbor Township and Goldfinch House in Bridgeton, seniors are being evicted once they go on Medicaid. Kicking the seniors out and uprooting them when they went on Medicaid conflicts with promises made to the seniors, sometimes in writing.
The company that owns the facilities was court ordered not to throw the seniors out. To make what the NJ State Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly called, “an end-run around the court’s directive,” the facilities are just giving up their licenses and turning into “a senior housing community for older adults.” This way, they believe the court ruling will not apply and they can avoid their promises.
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