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Cona Elder Law Co-Hosts Social Worker Appreciation Cruise

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​** Attention Social Workers ** Please join us for a dinner cruise around Manhattan! In appreciation of Social Worker’s Month, you are cordially invited to join Cona Elder Law, The Bristal Assisted Living and Caring People for a dinner cruise around Gracie Mansion & the Triboro Bridge Manhattan. Join us for a buffet dinner, open bar, music & […]

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Cona Elder Law Legal Alert – NY Passes Budget Bill: Good for Seniors

​New York State Passes Budget Bill:Good News for Seniors Governor Andrew Cuomo, again this year, was successful in getting the state budget bill passed on time by the April 1st deadline.  The budget contains good news for seniors:  the expanded estate recovery law has been repealed. Last April, the New York State Legislature passed a law which […]

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Cona Elder Law Legal Alert – New York Partnership for Long Term Care

** Legal Alert **New York State JoinsNational Reciprocity Compactfor Partnership Long-Term Care Policies New York State has long had its own long-term care insurance program called the New York State Partnership for Long-Term Care.  This is a special long-term care insurance program designed to share the cost of long term care between the recipient and the […]

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Cona Elder Law Sponsors Student Essay Contest to Celebrate Armed Forces Day – Deadline April 10

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DEADLINE APRIL 10TH In recognition of Armed Forces Day in May, Cona Elder Law, estate planning and elder law firm based in Melville, is raising awareness of the contributions by veterans with a student essay contest on L.I. The contest is open to elementary, middle and high school students.  Three winners will be chosen from each level […]

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Employees’ Wishes Inspire Design of Cona Elder Law’s New Offices

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After growing 30% over each of the last several years and adding more employees, Cona Elder Law, the elder law and estate planning firm, has been stretched beyond the limits of the office they’ve occupied for seven years.  Cona Elder Law will double the square footage in their new Melville headquarters at 225 Broadhollow Road.  […]

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Cona Elder Law Expands to New, State-of-the-Art Headquarters

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Cona Elder Law, a leading elder law and estate planning firm on Long Island, has announced the opening of its new headquarters at 225 Broadhollow Road, Suite 200 in Melville.  The firm has doubled its space and added many amenities for clients and staff. As a public service in its new suite of offices, Cona Elder […]

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Cona Elder Law Sponsors Free Special Needs Hotline – Wednesday, March 7th

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Speak with an Attorney about Protecting Assets and Government Benefits for Loved Ones  As a public service, Cona Elder Law, an estate planning and elder law firm based in Melville, L.I., is sponsoring a free Special Needs telephone hotline on Wednesday, March 7th from 9 AM– 7 PM for community members who have children or […]

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Medicaid and Promissory Notes: The Challenge Continues

February 2012by Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.Asset protection planning via a promissory note has now been employed for several years in the Medicaid context.  The technique has been modified over the years as the various county Departments of Social Services and the State Department of Health look for ways to challenge promissory notes.  While the strategy […]

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Death Before Determination: Securing Retroactive Medicaid Home Care Benefits

Winter 2011by Jennifer B. Cona The application process for Medicaid home care benefits is often a trying one, not because of documentation requirements but because of long delays in the various county Departments of Social Services.   This is especially problematic in personal care services cases because the applicant is faced with either going without necessary care […]

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Cona Elder Law Addresses Long Island Veterans and Their Families About Eligibility for Special Veterans Benefits

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91 Year Old WWII Veteran Honored for His Service Community members and residents at The Bristal Assisted Living in Westbury, LI held up photographs of their husbands who served our country during the Veterans event on November 9th developed by Cona Elder Law, elder law and estate planning firm based in Melville.  In recognition of Veterans Day, […]

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