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Top 10 Myths of Elder Law & Estate Planning

Top 10 Myths of Elder Law & Estate Planning

Misinformation abounds in Elder Law, confusing older adults, community members and professionals alike. Don’t fall victim to inaccurate information and make costly mistakes! Get legal advice from experienced Elder Law attorneys like the attorneys at Genser Cona Elder Law. Here are some common mistakes:Top 10 Myths of Elder Law & Estate PlanningA revocable trust protects assets.A […]

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Slow Medicaid Processing Leaves Patients in Limbo

Many applications take months to be ruled on while families rack up big bills.by Claude Solnik Morris Wiener, a 94-year-old Medford resident who developed diabetes and a host of other diseases, wanted to stay at home and receive care instead of going to a skilled nursing facility. So his grandson Oren Wiener on March 14, 2008, […]

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Health Care Proxy for College Students

Parents, Don’t Delay! Your College Age Children Must Have A Health Care Proxy

Health Care Proxy for College StudentsImagine 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 […]

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Admission Agreements: Time to Update

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A well-drafted Admission Agreement is the best tool not only to help protect your facility but to educate and inform your residents and their family members as to their obligations. Your Admission Agreement can help “manage expectations” on such issues as the daily rate, co-pays, payment of NAMI and Medicaid obligations, including when to file […]

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Executive Profile: Jennifer Cona

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As managing partner of Melville-based Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, Jennifer Cona takes pride in assisting her eldercare clients and their families, especially when helping them avoid a crisis. She strives to build a dynamic workplace to attract and retain talent.  And she seeks meaningful ways to give back to the community. Cona spoke with […]

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GDGC News and Events June 2018

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GDGC Around Long Island6.8.18 – Talent Connection: Uniting Long Island’s Top Employers With Differently-Abled Job SeekersJoin GDGC on Friday, J une 8th at Farmingdale State College from 8:00AM – 2:00PM for a Talent Connection Expo aimed at increasing employment opportunities for differently-abled individuals. Managing Partner Jennifer Cona will be a workshop panelist and will be receiving […]

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Accessing A Loved One's Medical Records

Accessing A Loved One’s Medical Records

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As our loved ones age, our involvement in their affairs increases as we assist them with their daily lives. This is especially true when a medical crisis arises. Most of us are familiar with “HIPAA”, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a law which protects our privacy when it comes to our health. But […]

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What Should Happen to a Firearm When the Gun Owner Dies

What Should Happen to a Firearm When the Gun Owner Dies?

In New York State, many people are mindful of the strict laws and regulations concerning ownership of a firearm. However, most are unaware of the laws and regulations governing the disposition of firearms when a gun owner dies. The NY Safe Act [i] , enacted in response to the Sandy Hook shootings, provides guidelines and time frames for […]

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Back in the Black – Value Based Payment Amendments: What Health Care Facilities Need to Know

Your facility may have been approached by an MLTC plan to enter into a Value Based Payment (“VBP”) amendment to your MLTC plan participating provider contract. Should your facility consider it? And if so, what do you need to know?What is Value Based Payment (VBP)?Value Based Payment is a pay-for-performance initiative set forth by the New […]

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Estate Planning for Your Digital Assets

Have you ever thought about what happens to your email and social media accounts after your death? Or if you became incapacitated, would you want your agent under a power of attorney to have access to them? Traditionally, the executor of your estate or agent under a power of attorney (a fiduciary) stands in your […]

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