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The Intersection of Guardianships and Medicaid: Securing Medicaid Benefits When a Resident Lacks Capacity

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Cona Elder Law Secures over $460,000 in Medicaid Reimbursement. Printable Version A.P., a resident of a skilled nursing facility since 2009, had diminished capacity and was unable to assist the facility with an application for Medicaid benefits. As the unpaid balance was growing, Cona Elder Law petitioned the Court for the appointment of a Guardian whose […]

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Cona Elder Law Produces “Goldilocks on Trial” with Brandywine Senior Living

​July 2008Morale-Boosting Effort Stars Seniors and Lawyers Together Fairytales are not just for children, especially on July 18th at 10 AM when residents of Brandywine Senior Living at Huntington Terrace, whose ages ranges from ages 70 to 94, will perform “Goldilocks on Trial”, a play by Ed Monk. Family members, friends, residents and members of the […]

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Cona Elder Law’s Kenneth Kern Named 2008 Public Interest Attorney of the Year By Touro Law Center

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Cona Elder Law (Cona Elder Law), an Elder Law & Estate Planning law firm based in Melville is pleased to announce that firm attorney, Kenneth M. Kern, was named one of Touro Law Center’s “Outstanding Public Interest Attorneys” during the school’s annual “Goods and Services” auction held on Wednesday, April 2, 2008. The event was […]

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Cona Elder Law’s Jennifer B. Cona Named One of Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women for 2008

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Ms. Jennifer B. Cona, managing partner of Melville based Cona Elder Law PLLC (Cona Elder Law), has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women for 2008 by the Long Island Business News. Ms. Cona is among Long Island’s most accomplished women, exemplifying leadership in business and community outreach. Under Ms. Cona’s direction, Cona Elder […]

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The Dynamic Practice of Elder Law

​Elder Law Comes of AgeSeptember 2007by Jennifer B. Cona, Esq. There is nothing static about the field of Elder Law. For a relatively new practice area, Elder Law has seen dramatic changes, both in the changes to the federal and state laws governing the practice and in how Elder Law attorneys address the needs of our […]

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Cona Elder Law Hosts Library Seminar Series: “Protecting Special Needs Children for a Lifetime”

Children with special needs generally require care and supervision for their entire lives, not just in childhood.  As many may be unable to work, children with special needs are often reliant on governmental benefit programs and financial support from their caregivers and loved ones. During an intergenerational seminar for families sponsored by Dowling College, Paul Hyl, […]

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Cona Elder Law Sponsors LI Ducks Game to Benefit Alzheimer’s

​PORT WASHINGTON, NY – The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) was the beneficiary of an evening with the Long Island Ducks. On Monday, July 30, 2007 the Ducks held a “Spaghetti Western Theme Night” with an all you can eat pre-game picnic and barbecue, prizes for the best kids in cowgirl and cowboy costumes after […]

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Cona Elder Law Hosts Elder Law Hotline

Cona Elder Law (Cona Elder Law,) an elder care and estate planning law firm invites seniors, baby boomers and their families to call in and speak directly with an elder law attorney on how best to secure their future. This year the hotline will be held on Monday, June 25 between 9am and 7pm. The […]

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Cona Elder Law Scholorship Program

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJennifer Cona and Jack Genser Are Joined by Assemblyman Andrew Raia and Other Officials In Presenting Scholarship Awards to Students of Half Hollow Hills High School West Jennifer Cona and Jack Genser of the Melville based elder law and estate planning law firm,Cona Elder Law (Cona Elder Law) launched the GDCG Scholarship Awards Program […]

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Medicaid ‘Reform’ and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005: What Attorneys Need to Know

September 2006By Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.On Feb. 8, 2006, under the guise of “Medicaid Reform”, President George W. Bush signed into law the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The federal law, purportedly aimed at reducing Medicaid fraud, severely restricts Medicaid eligibility for the elderly and disabled by drastically changing the Medicaid asset transfer laws. The […]

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