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“Senior Dreams Come True” Winner, Ronkonkoma, Selects New Mattress

January 2011 Program for Low Income Seniors Sponsored by LI Law Firm Cona Elder Law For over three years, Ralph Mercadante and his wife Catherine, both in their 70s and residents of Ronkonkoma, desperately needed a new mattress and box spring but couldn’t afford one.  Ralph has a back problem and neuropathy in his foot.  Their 12 […]

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Dream Weavers

​Jennifer B. Cona, Esq. – Founder, Cona Elder Law Charitable Events ‘Senior Dreams Come True’November 10, 2010by Beverly Fortune​Retirement used to mean a pension, savings and Social Security. But these days many people have had that three-legged stool knocked out from under them as they’ve seen the interest from their savings dwindle to nothing, their […]

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Jennifer B. Cona, Esq., Appointed to Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Board of Trustees

Jennifer B. Cona, Esq., managing partner of the Melville based elder law and estate planning firm Cona Elder Law has been appointed to the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) Board of Trustees.  She was also named Honorary Dinner Committee Chair of the 23rd annual Remembrance Ball.   For the past 10 years, Ms. Cona has served […]

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Cona Elder Law Announces Winner of the 2010 Buddy Carle Memorial Music Scholarship

The 2010 Buddy Carle Memorial Music Scholarship has been awarded!  The winner is MARK VIAVATTINE, a sax player and sophomore at the Eastman School of Music.  Mark is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in saxophone performance and music education at Eastman. The scholarship award is in memory of Buddy Carle who played in the Eastman School of […]

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Cona Elder Law Launches “Senior Dreams Come True”

Many L.I. seniors with limited incomes are finding that life continues to be more of a challenge where even a simple need or wish, which most of us take for granted, cannot be fulfilled. As advocates for seniors, Cona Elder Law, a leading elder law firm in Melville, has launched “Senior Dreams Come True”, a subsidiary […]

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Cona Elder Law Creates the Buddy Carle Memorial Music Scholarship

​In memory of Carle D. Porter, a/k/a “Buddy Carle”, a/k/a “Butch”, Cona Elder Law and Jennifer Cona are proud to announce the creation of a music scholarship fund.  The scholarship will be awarded each year to a college student studying music at a college or university in the Rochester area.  The fund will particularly seek […]

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Cona Elder Law Attorney Paul Hyl Gets Fit to ‘Fight for Charity’

​October 2009 Says It’s Good for the Heart in More Ways than One Every year, estate planning attorney Paul Hyl, 34, sets a challenging fitness goal for himself.  Last year, he ran a half marathon, and this year he is training three times a week to fight in the LI Fight For Charity on November 23rd at […]

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Cona Elder Law Attorneys & Staff Volunteer at Carillon Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Huntington

Firm Takes Time off from Work for Team-Building and Community Service On Thursday, August 13th, the residents at Carillon Nursing & Rehab Center in Huntington, LI eagerly awaited the visit of the partners, lawyers and staff of the elder law and estate planning firm Cona Elder Law, Melville, who came armed crafts and board games.   While helping […]

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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 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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