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GDGC News and Events June 2017

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Paid Family Leave:What Does it Mean for Employers & Employees?July 12, 2017 at 8:00AM GDGC Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener will serve as a panelist at this important SHRM-LI seminar covering the legal, financial and insurance components of the NYS Paid Family Leave  law set to go into effect in January 2018.  The law applies to all New York State […]

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Veterans Benefits

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Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016 – 11:00am to 12:00pmLocation: Aid & AttendanceAmerican Legion294 Bellmore RoadEast MeadowTopic: Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. will discuss Aid and Attendance benefits, available through the Department of Veterans Affairs which is a non-service connected pension benefit for Veterans and spouses who require the aid and attendance of another individual to perform the personal functions required […]

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Making Memories

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Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – 6:30pm to 9:30pmTopic: RSVP: Contact Hillary@HillaryNeedleEvents.com or visit www.liaf.org 

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Aging in Place Panel Discussion

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 – 9:30am to 11:30amLocation: Bethpage Public Library Auditorium:47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage Topic: Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. will discuss the importance of estate planning and advance directives such as Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Will. Ms. Negrin-Wiener will also review asset protection planning and Medicaid eligibility for both home care and nursing home […]

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Health care proxy for college students gives parents rights

By Beth Whitehouse Q: Is it necessary for parents to have a health care proxy for college students, or for any child when he or she turns 18? A: It’s a good idea, says Melissa Negrin-Wiener, a law partner at the Melville firm of Genser Dubow Genser & Cona. A health care proxy signed by the child […]

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SHRM Long Island 25th Annual Conference and Exhibitors’ Showcase

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Date: Friday, May 6, 2016 – 7:30am25th Annual Conference & Exhibitors’ ShowcaseFriday, May 6, 20167:30 am to 4:30 pmCrest Hollow Country ClubWoodbury, Long Island, NYConference Co-ChairsMelissa M. Castello, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.Wendy Silver-Swerdlow, Long Island Fire Doors Conference Volunteer Co-Coordinators Ancy Mathew, Certified Laboratories, Inc.Laura Vetere, The Odyssey GroupConference Volunteer AssistantTeresa Gutierrez CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A SHRM-LI 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE […]

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Health Care Facility In-Service Practical Tips for Good Admission Outcomes

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Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015 – 2:00am to 4:00amTopic: Ensuring a smooth Admissions process is important for both health care facilities and families.  This in-service is designed to provide health care facility staff with practical tips to ensure success on day one and every day thereafter. The in-service will cover: ♦  The Admissions Process            ♦  Who Should Sign the […]

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The ABLE Act: Savings Accounts for People with Disabilities

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Presented in conjunction with Forward RISEDate: Monday, March 16, 2015 – 7:00pm to 9:00pmLocation: Brentwood Public Library34 Second AvenueBrentwood Topic: Presented by: Paul Hyl, Esq., GDGC Partner The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) was signed into law by the President on December 19, 2014 allowing tax-free savings accounts, similar to 529 College Savings Plans, to be established […]

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Tax Tips for Seniors – How to Avoid Costly Mistakes Before it’s Too Late

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March 2015 As tax time approaches, following the IRS rules for gifting, transfers to trusts, IRAs, etc. is important but may have serious unintended consequences should you need long term care and Medicaid benefits.  Planning ahead is key since it’s virtually impossible to predict when a health care crisis may occur. For example, you may want to […]

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