Eldercare Workshops

Home Care

Learn about different types of permanent and temporary home care; what the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is; and how to have a relative or friend get paid to be your caregiver.

Workshop facilitators: Shakira Cabral, MSW, and Angela R. Williams-Hunte, LCSW, of Selfhelp Community Services, Inc.

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Planning for Long-term Care Needs, Including Medicare and Medicaid Planning

Think ahead and help to prevent financial ruin from the cost of long-term care. Learn how to take the right steps to protect yourself and your money and property; remain in your home; and maintain your lifestyle. The presentation includes a discussion of the changes to New York’s Medicaid program that took effect October 1, 2020.

Workshop facilitator: David Cutner, Elder Law Attorney
David Cutner is a founding partner of Lamson & Cutner, P.C., an Elder Law and Estate Planning firm with offices in New York City and Harrison, NY.

Presentation Slides: 1199SEIU Presentation – Medicare and Medicaid Planning

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Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Beneficiary Designations 

What is estate planning, and why is it important to think about long-term care planning at the same time? Elder law attorney David Cutner discussed what happens if you plan ahead and what happens if you do not. He explained how to help ensure that, after your passing, your assets are distributed the way you want.

The presentation is followed by a brief update on recent changes to New York State’s Medicaid Program.

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