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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., Cona Elder Law 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 […]

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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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Association of Fundraising Professionals, LI Presents Cona Elder Law with Outstanding Corporation Award

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​November 2015 At the recent annual Philanthropy Day sponsored by the LI chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Cona Elder Law, elder law firm in Melville, was selected from numerous nominees to receive the prestigious 2015 Outstanding Corporation Award. Cona Elder Law was recognized for their charitable works, community outreach and commitment through financial […]

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Newsletters

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​ Do You Know a Long Island Senior in Need? (November 14, 2014)  You’re Invited to our Senior Dreams Come True Fundraiser (March 10, 2014)  

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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 […]

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** Legal Alert **

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2014 Tax Law Update________________ As we begin 2014, it is a good time to review tax and law changes and how they may impact planning for the upcoming year. Social Security IncreasesIn 2014, monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will increase by 1.5%, representing an automatic cost of living adjustment (“COLA”).  Social Security COLA increases, […]

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** Legal Alert ** 2014 Tax Law Update

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​As we begin 2014, it is a good time to review tax and law changes and how they may impact planning for the upcoming year. Social Security IncreasesIn 2014, monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will increase by 1.5%, representing an automatic cost of living adjustment (“COLA”).  Social Security COLA increases, which affect nearly […]

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Back-in-the-Black E-Newsletter Winter 2013

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Cona Elder Law Secures Over $500,000 in Medicaid Reimbursement for One Resident    A.D., a 20-year-old long-term resident of a skilled nursing facility, had permanent physical and mental disabilities suffered at birth. A.D. lived in the community and received Medicaid community benefits through New York City HRA. In July 2010, A.D. was relocated from his home in […]

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