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Cona Elder Law May 2018 News and Events


Cona Elder Law Around Long Island

5.18.18 - Engage at Every Age - Nassau County Office of the Aging 44th Annual Luncheon

Join Cona Elder Law Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener as she presents "Financial Literacy and Reverse Mortgages" with Frank Melia, Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist of Quontic Bank, at the Marriott Hotel in Uniondale at 9:00AM. To make a reservation for this event, please call 516-227-8919.

5.23.18 - TAWC Out Loud Working Caregiver Support Group

Join us on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 6:00-7:00PM at Cona Elder Law'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 or call 631.390.5000.

5.30.18 - SHRM-LI Member Webinar Let's TAWC Assisted Living

SHRM-LI members are invited to learn how to support employees who may be choosing an assisted living community for their loved one, and what services assisted living facilities offer. Join Cona Elder Law Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener and Preferred Provider Rachael Koutrouby from The Bristal Assisted Living during Let’s TAWC: Cona Elder Law's Elder Law Wednesdays Webinar Lunch & Learn from 12:00-12:30PM. Click here to register.

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

Thursdays - The Arbors Assisted Living

Are you wondering if Assisted Living is the right choice for your loved one?

We invite you to sit down and talk with Melissa Schuhmacher, Director of Business Development at The Arbors, to learn how to know when it is time to consider Assisted Living. Serving the senior Long Island community for over 13 years, The Arbors Assisted Living is home to many residents who want to stay active in their mind, body and soul, but may need a little bit of help.

The Arbors is an all-inclusive affordable luxury assisted living for Long Island families with five communities located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island offering:

  • Daily social activities that foster independence
  • Wellness programs that promote healthy living
  • Restaurant-style cuisine
  • Beautifully appointed décor
  • Medication management
  • Assistance with personal care
  • SafeCare Neighborhood for those living with difficulties of memory impairment
  • Path-To-Home, step-down program for those needing time to regain strength to be on their own after a hospital or rehabilitation stay
  • Specialized programs like Veterans Programs and GrandFriends programs
  • Staycation: Stay at The Arbors for a short stay, while family is out of town or just to try out Assisted Living

Melissa Shuhmacher will be available each Thursday in May (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st) 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

Visit Cona Elder Law at Booth #48 at the SHRM-LI Annual Conference

SHRM-LI Conference - Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:30am-4:30pm

Crest Hollow Country Club
8325 Jericho Turnpike
Woodbury, NY

Elder caregiving costs employers $33.6 billion annually in lost productivity. Cona Elder Law's Elder Care Employee Benefit program helps working caregivers navigate the elder care landscape while remaining present and productive at work. 

Not attending the SHRM-LI Conference? Call Sarah Carpenter at 631.390.5000 to learn more about Cona Elder Law's Elder Care Employee Benefit.

Download the TAWC brochure here.

Let Us Grant Your Wish!

Cona Elder Law 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 Cona Elder Law

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, special needs 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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