Genser Cona Elder Law, Author at Genser Cona Elder Law

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Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time to Assess

Holiday family gatherings are not just good for catching-up; they are an opportunity to assess your aging loved one’s status and needs. Certain clues can reveal a decline in mental or physical abilities. Here are some things to look out for: Change in Personal Hygiene: Are there any changes in your loved one’s appearance? Perhaps they are not as “put […]

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Credit Card Scams

Senior Scams Are on the Rise: Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Have you ever received a suspicious phone call or email? Your parents or elderly relatives most likely have. Police and prosecutors say scams against seniors are on the rise nationwide. Here are some common scams targeted towards older adults:Lottery phone scams in which callers convince seniors that a large fee or taxes must be paid […]

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5 Answers that Clear Up Medicare Annual Election Period Confusion

5 Answers that Clear Up Medicare Annual Election Period Confusion

Published originally on BestCompany.com: Just when you started to think health insurance made sense, you became eligible for Medicare! Medicare has its own processes, rules, and enrollment periods that can be tricky to understand at first. “Medicare has several different enrollment periods, so it can be confusing to keep track of everything and remember which enrollment period is […]

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Medicaid Home Care Cuts

Medicaid Home Care Cuts: Know Your Rights

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Things just got tougher for seniors who receive Medicaid Home Care benefits. Over the past few weeks, there has been a surge in the number of consumers who have been notified by their Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC) plan that their hours of care are being reduced. Families are left floundering — uncertain about the future and […]

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Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Honored by the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) for her Leadership

Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Honored by the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) for her Leadership

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Genser Cona Elder Law Managing Partner and LIAF Board of Trustees Chair Jennifer Cona was honored for her Outstanding Leadership at the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation’s 4th Annual Making Memories: Cocktails & Casino Night on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at The Heritage Club at Bethpage. Jennifer began her long tenure with LIAF 18 years ago when […]

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Don’t Overlook These Items on Your Retirement Checklist

You’ve spent a lifetime working hard to create a comfortable life and an enjoyable retirement. As you approach or enter retirement, there’s no better time than the present to make sure your affairs are in order. Your retirement should be as fabulous, extraordinary, or exceptional as you want it to be. However, if you fail […]

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The Tough Conversation: How to Discuss Assisted Living with Your Parents

While most of us have visions of aging in place, this isn’t feasible for everyone. In fact, illness, help with daily activities and a confluence of other factors mean you may need to discuss assisted living with your parents.  If mishandled, this can be one of the most difficult conversations you’ll ever have with your parents. […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers

Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers

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Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.Diana Choy-Shan, Esq.Congratulations to Jennifer B. Cona for being selected in the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Diana Choy-Shan for being selected in the 2019 New York Metro Rising Stars. Ms. Cona has been selected to Super Lawyers for the past 6 consecutive years and Ms. Choy-Shan has been selected to […]

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Is it time to have the tough conversation with your parents?

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While most of us have visions of aging in place, this isn’t feasible for everyone. In fact, illness, help with daily activities and a confluence of other factors mean you may need to discuss assisted living with your parents. If mishandled, this can be one of the most difficult conversations you’ll ever have with your parents.  […]

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5 Medicare Tips: Open Enrollment October 15 to December 7, 2019

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period runs from October 15 to December 7, 2019.5 tips to consider during this period:Read your Annual Notice of Change mailed to you every September informing you of any changes to your plan, such as changes in premiums, co-pays, pharmacies and prescription drug coverage.Review your coverage, costs and doctors to determine if […]

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