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Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time to Assess

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Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time to AssessHoliday 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 […]

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Finding Assistance for Working Caregivers

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By: Tori Cohen, Executive Director, Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation andJennifer Cona, Managing Partner, Genser Cona Elder Law Caring for an elderly or frail loved one can be a joy, a responsibility and a challenge. Spending quality time assisting someone who is dear can be immensely rewarding, but with the competing demands of work, family and personal, it’s […]

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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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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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The Holidays are a good time to have “The Talk” with Parents

When is the right time to have “the talk” with your aging parents regarding their financial affairs and health care issues?  In this now-common role reversal, adult children find that they must step up to “parent the parent”.  This can be uncomfortable for everyone but is critically important for protecting assets and ensuring access to […]

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Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center: Elder Law Attorney Open House

Elder Law Attorney Open House Hours:Tuesdays from 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM The Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center provides a clearinghouse for information on nearly all issues faced by seniors and caregivers.  The center is open to the public and allows community members to browse for information in a confidential setting.     Located in our office suite […]

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Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center Free Consultations

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, March 8, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, March 15, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, March 22, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, March 29, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmLocation: Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource CenterTopic: This month’s free consultations feature Gurwin, visit them online at http://www.gurwin.org/Cost: Free, Appointment RequiredRSVP: RSVP for a free […]

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Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center Free Consultations

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018 – 1:15pm to 3:00pmThursday, February 8, 2018 – 1:15pm to 3:00pmThursday, February 15, 2018 – 1:15pm to 3:00pmThursday, February 22, 2018 – 1:15pm to 3:00pmLocation: Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center Free ConsultationsTopic: TBDCost: Free, Appointment RequiredRSVP: RSVP for a free 15 minute consultation to Janet Russell at 631-390-5000 or Janet@Genserlaw.com

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5th Annual Caregiver Conference

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Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – 5:30pm to 9:00pmLocation: Melville Marriott 1350 Walt Whitman Road Melville, NY   Cost: FREEClick here for event information and registrationRSVP by April 20th  Janet@genserlaw.com  631.390.5000 Download Conference Sponsor Registration Form Download Conference Exhibitor Registration Form

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Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center Free Consultations

Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, January 11, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, January 18, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmThursday, January 25, 2018 – 3:00pm to 5:00pmLocation: GDGC’s Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource CenterTopic: This month’s free consultations feature 101 Mobility, “Experts in Mobility & Accessibility Solutions.” Visit them online at: http://101mobility.com/ Cost: Free, Appointment RequiredRSVP: RSVP for a free […]

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