GDGC April 2018 News and Events - Genser Cona Elder Law

GDGC April 2018 News and Events

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Join Us at the 5th Annual GDGC Caregiver Conference

April 25, 2018

Embracing Aging on Long Island: Life Care Options at Every Stage

Wednesday April 25, 2018
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747 

Topics & Speakers:

  • Life Plan Communities: What You Need to Know
    • Sarah Gilroy, Amsterdam at Harborside
    • Cathy DeAngelo, Jefferson’s Ferry
    • Laurie Stambler, Fountaingate Gardens
    • Laurelle Cassone, Peconic Landing
  • Control Your Care Options: Protecting Assets & Financing Care
    • Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq., Genser Dubow Genser & Cona LLP
  • Aging in Place: Day Programs for Loved Ones & Support for Caregivers
    • Melissa Katz, Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation

RSVP to Janet@genserlaw.com

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4.4.18 TAWC Executive Breakfast and Cocktail Hour

Business owners and HR professionals: Do you know the pressures working elder caregivers experience? Learn more about GDGC's Elder Care Employee Benefit TAWC: Tools and Advice for Working CaregiversSM by attending an Executive Breakfast or Cocktail Hour on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at GDGC's office.

To RSVP for either the breakfast or cocktail hour, please contact Sarah Carpenter at 631.390.5000. 

4.18.18 TAWC Out Loud Working Caregiver Support Group

Join us on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:00-7:00PM at GDGC's office to share, learn and support one another. Open to all working elder caregivers. Light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP for this free support group please contact Sarah Carpenter at Sarah.Carpenter@genserlaw.comor call 631.390.5000. 

4.25.18 Protecting Assets Webinar

SHRM-LI members are invited to learn about strategies for protecting assets, mitigating risk and making sure your loved ones are financially secure. Join GDGC Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener and Preferred Provider Joe Lloyd of Lloyd Securities during Let’s TAWC: GDGC's Elder Law Wednesdays Webinar Lunch & Learn from 12:00-12:30PM. Click here to register

4.25.18 LI State Veterans Home Benefits and Resources Community Event

Learn about Veterans benefits from GDGC Senior Associate Kimberly Mosscrop and participate in free health screenings. The event will take place from 9:00AM - 1:00PM at the LI State Veterans Home in Stony Brook. For more information or to RSVP please click here or call 631.444.8606.

Free Consultations At the Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center this April


Thursdays - Senior Helpers

Are you feeling overwhelmed caring for an aging loved one? 

Senior Helpers can provide support services.

We invite you to sit down with Lynn Iseppon to learn about how Senior Helpers can deliver personalized assistance to seniors who wish to age in place. 

Senior Helpers employs caregivers that have been trained in several specialty programs. These caregivers will assist and encourage people who may be afflicted with dementia/Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease.

Senior Helpers' services are personalized for each client and may include: 

  • Companion Care – Offers companionship and assistance with Daily Living Activities.
  • Personal Care – (coming soon) – Offers Companion Care plus assistance with more intimate non-medical care needs.
  • Transition Assistance – Out of hospital or rehabilitation support.
  • Caregiver Respite Care – Offers coverage for family caregivers who cannot be there or need some time for themselves. 

All Senior Helpers services provide the social interaction needed to prevent feelings of loneliness and isolation which can often manifest themselves in signs of depression.

Lynn Iseppon will be available the following Thursdays in April (5th, 19th, 26th) from 3:00 - 5:00PM to meet with you.

Appointments for Susan C. Snowe Caregiver Resource Center free consultations must be made in advance. To reserve a spot, please call Janet Russell at 631.390.5000 or email Janet@genserlaw.com.

Vote for LIAF to win the 2018 Imagine Award for Favorite LI Non-Profit

As a Non Profit Award finalist for the 2018 Imagine Awards, The Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation is eligible to win $2,500!

LIAF Board Chair, Jennifer Cona, is asking for your vote to help support LIAF's programs.

The mission of Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) is to help improve the quality of life for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders, and their caregivers. Vote for LIAF today!

Nominate a Senior in Need!

GDGC grants wishes to needy seniors throughSenior Dreams Come True all year long and we are looking for our next senior in need! 

Wishes granted include:

  • Dental Work
  • Hearing Aids
  • Car Repair
  • Travel costs to reunite families
  • Wheelchair ramps
  • Home improvements

To nominate a deserving senior, please visit Senior Dreams.

Senior Dreams Come True is a 501(c)(3) charity. Every dollar we raise goes toward helping those in need.

About the Author Genser Cona Elder Law

Genser Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, disability planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.

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