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Maintaining Medicaid Eligibility After the Death of a Spouse

It goes without saying that a spouse’s death is traumatic for the whole family. But for a surviving spouse who receives Medicaid benefits, it is even more stressful and harrowing as their eligibility for Medicaid may now be in jeopardy. Under New York’s estate laws, a surviving spouse is entitled to the greater of $50,000 or […]

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National Senior Citizens Day

Genser Cona Elder Law Celebrates National Senior Citizens Day

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Wednesday August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day. For all you have achieved throughout your life and all you continue to accomplish, we salute our senior citizens and give a heartfelt thanks! We can best demonstrate our gratitude by making sure that our communities are good places to grow older – places in which older adults can […]

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Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©

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Jennifer Cona selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2020 in the field of Elder LawJennifer Cona exemplifies positive and progressive leadership. As the Founder and Managing Partner of Genser Cona Elder Law, Ms. Cona not only efficiently manages the firm of 40 but continually seeks to grow and […]

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Spotlight Long Island: Genser Cona Elder Law Founder Jennifer Cona on the law firm’s mission, secret sauce, and new initiatives

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Published in the August 2019 edition of the Long Island Press: Spotlight Long Island As Genser Cona Elder Law celebrated its 20th anniversary and was named the #1 Elder Law firm on Long Island for the 8th consecutive year, the firm and its attorneys continue to be leaders in the field, creating programs and initiatives […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Receives Top Elder Law Firm Ranking by Long Island Business News

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Long Island Business News readers have spoken!The results of the 2019 Reader Rankings competition are in. Thousands of votes were cast by LIBN readers and Genser Cona Elder Law has been named the Top Winner in the category of Best Elder Care Law Firm and among the top three winners in the category of Best […]

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Elder Law Attorney Open House Hours

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Every Tuesday from 3:00-5:30PM, a Genser Cona Elder Law Attorney is on-hand in our Caregiver Resource Center to provide general advice, guidance and assistance to the public — FOR FREE. Ask us about:Asset ProtectionMedicaidFamily Home ProtectionEstate PlanningProbateTrustsWillsEstate Administrationand more!Date: Every TuesdayTime: 3:00 – 5:30 PMLocation: Genser Cona Elder Law Melville Office225 Broadhollow RoadSuite 200 Details: Every […]

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Health Care Proxy for College Students

Health Care Proxy: A Must For Parents With College-Age Children

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Imagine this scenario: You are the parent of a college student. Your telephone rings one evening and on the other end is your child’s roommate telling you that your child was just rushed to the emergency room. You call the hospital for information and identify yourself as the parent. The hospital advises you that because […]

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The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference Proved to be a Success

The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference Proved to be a Success

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Genser Cona Elder Law was a proud sponsor of The Ivy Network’s Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference at the Crest Hollow Country Club attended by over 330 business professionals leading the change to encourage mutual dialogue to build a gender-balanced world for equal opportunity. The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference proved to be a […]

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Special Needs Planning

Special Needs Planning: Understanding Special Needs Trusts and Guardianships

Creating an estate plan is important for everyone. However, for families with a special needs child, proper planning is nothing short of critical. Understanding the types of Special Needs Trusts is the best place to start to protect your loved ones. Creating a Last Will and Testament should be the first order of business for parents […]

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Digital Asset Management

Digital Assets: A Cyber Crisis After a Death in the Family

“Everything we needed to get her affairs in order was on her phone. Her contacts would tell us who to reach out to about the memorial service. Her email would tell us whether she had made plans we needed to cancel. Her finance apps would tell us whether she had been paying bills electronically.” After Leslie […]

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