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Pooled Income Trusts: Preserving Excess Income for Medicaid Home Care

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012 – 6:30pm to 8:30pmLocation: Day Haven Adult Day Services, 2210 Smithtown Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NYMelissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. will discuss legal options for paying for the high cost of long term health care needs. Ms. Negrin-Wiener will cover such topics as: – Medicaid planning and asset protection – Medicaid Home Care and Community benefits – Medicaid Institutional benefits – […]

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Dream Weavers

​Jennifer B. Cona, Esq. – Founder, GDGC Charitable Events ‘Senior Dreams Come True’November 10, 2010by Beverly Fortune​Retirement used to mean a pension, savings and Social Security. But these days many people have had that three-legged stool knocked out from under them as they’ve seen the interest from their savings dwindle to nothing, their pensions or […]

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Jennifer B. Cona, Esq., Appointed to Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Board of Trustees

Jennifer B. Cona, Esq., managing partner of the Melville based elder law and estate planning firm Genser Dubow Genser & Cona (GDGC) has been appointed to the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) Board of Trustees.  She was also named Honorary Dinner Committee Chair of the 23rd annual Remembrance Ball.   For the past 10 years, Ms. […]

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Putting an End to the Statistical Games in Medicaid Home Care Cases

September 2010 by Jennifer B. Cona, Esq. The county Departments of Social Services (“DSS”) have a long history of taking months to open Medicaid Personal Care Services/Home Care cases.  However, their tactics hit a new low when DSS began denying benefits for Home Care applicants because, by the time DSS finally approved the application, the applicant was […]

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GDGC Announces Winner of the 2010 Buddy Carle Memorial Music Scholarship

The 2010 Buddy Carle Memorial Music Scholarship has been awarded!  The winner is MARK VIAVATTINE, a sax player and sophomore at the Eastman School of Music.  Mark is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in saxophone performance and music education at Eastman. The scholarship award is in memory of Buddy Carle who played in the Eastman School of […]

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GDGC Launches “Senior Dreams Come True”

Many L.I. seniors with limited incomes are finding that life continues to be more of a challenge where even a simple need or wish, which most of us take for granted, cannot be fulfilled. As advocates for seniors, Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, a leading elder law firm in Melville, has launched “Senior Dreams Come True”, […]

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GDGC Honors Lucille Leli, 75, as ‘Caregiver of the Year’

As a way of showing appreciation for the selfless dedication and sacrifice of family caregivers who are taking care of their elderly loved ones, Genser Dubow Genser & Cona (GDGC), a leading elder law firm based in Melville, selected Lucille Leli, 75 year old Babylon resident, as “Caregiver of the Year.”  Lucille was honored on […]

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Caregiver Conference Provides Important Information for Those Caring For Elderly and Disable Loved Ones

April 2010 “YOU COULD LOSE HALF YOUR ASSETS BY NOT PLANNING AHEAD” WARNS ELDER LAW ATTORNEY JENNIFER B. CONA AT CAREGIVER CONFERENCE Too many people wait for a loved one to enter a nursing home or require home care before they even think about planning for Medicaid long term health care benefits.  “Using proper legal strategies, you […]

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GDGC and Dowling College Sponsor Caregiver Conference

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Asset Protection, Home Care and Caring for the Caregiver to be Discussed by a Panel of Professionals Are you caring for your mother with Alzheimer’s, a dad with heart disease and osteoporosis or a grandparent who is in constant pain?  If you’re among the 65 million Americans who have taken on the role of family caregiver, […]

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Advocating for Twenty-Four Hour Split-Shift Home Care: Building Your Case at Fair Hearing

Spring 2010 – Vol. 20 – No. 2 by Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.  It is well recognized that the various county Departments of Social Services throughout New York State seek to limit the number of home health care hours authorized on behalf of an individual receiving Medicaid home care services.   As practitioners, we are often called upon […]

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