Yonkers Senior Law Day – October 19, 2022

A program of the Senior Law Day Collaborative On Wednesday, October 19th, Yonkers Senior Law Day will be held at the Grinton I. Will Branch of the Yonkers Public Library. Presentations and educational programs will start at 10:30 am. They include: Financial Fitness for Older Adults Your Will – Making Sense of the Terms &…

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6 Steps for Your Senior Downsizing Plan

Courtesy of Right at Home Westchester The time is right! You’ve decided your home is too big for your current needs, or you want to be free of maintenance and upkeep. Maybe you’re moving to be closer to family, or moving into a more manageable space so you can age in place. Downsizing works for…

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Aging-in-Place Funds to Benefit Low-Income Senior Homeowners

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has announced that $15 million in funding will be newly available for a program aimed at helping low-income seniors continue living safely in their homes instead of needing to relocate to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Designed to give low-income homeowners aged 62 or…

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NYS Medicaid Home Care Eligibility Changes Coming Soon – Act Now

Significant changes in New York’s Medicaid law, relating to eligibility for home care benefits, are now expected to take effect as of October 1, 2022.  The new rules impose a 30-month lookback period, in which all financial transactions made during this time are reviewed to determine eligibility. If any uncompensated transfers (gifts) are found during…

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Webinar: “Aging in Place: Options, Choices, and Affordability”

“I want to stay in my home, what exactly does ‘Aging in Place’ mean?” Our speaker, Barbara Newman Mannix of A Dignified Life, will review ways in age in your current home. She will focus on paying for your chosen path, including applying for and using Community Medicaid. Presented by the Senior Law Day Collaborative…

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Senior Law Day Collaborative

Sometimes you just need to talk to someone who knows. The Senior Law Day Collaborative provides access to the knowledge and guidance of more than 150 professionals focused on elder law and related topics, i.e., the concerns of older adults, caregivers, and people with disabilities. The Collaborative’s attorneys, financial planners, geriatric care managers, and other…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Landlord-Tenant Relationships and Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination

by: Rebecca C. Romulus, Esq. Commercial Evictions On Dec. 11, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.81, which further extended the original stay on commercial eviction proceedings contained within Executive Order 202.28 to January 31, 2021. This Executive Order continued the prohibition of initiating commercial eviction proceedings or enforcing evictions of tenants for nonpayment of…

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