(Webinar) Elder Law at the End of the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | 2:00 pm – 5:00pm

Program Co-Chairs:

Lorese Phillips
Law Offices of Lorese Phillips

Sofiya Nozhnik
Law Office of Sofiya Nozhnik PLLC

  • The program will provide an overview of significant developments in the practice of elder law during and at the end of the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency. Judith D. Grimaldi, Partner, Grimaldi Yeung Law Group, will provide a refresher on the 2021 changes to the New York Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney and suggested modifications for long-term care and/or incapacity planning; discuss current challenges to Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts and offer tips on drafting; and briefly review the anticipated changes to the Medicaid home care rules. Peter Travitsky, Associate Supervising Attorney, NYLAG, will highlight the importance of completing Medicaid redeterminations as the Public Health Emergency unwinds and outline the steps for applying for Medicaid home care, including navigating the New York Independent Assessor process. The program will also feature a presentation on elder abuse and its surge during the pandemic and addressing elder abuse situations.

    Program Fee:
    $149 Member | $249 Nonmember
    Small Law Firm Members: $99

  • Judith D. Grimaldi
    Partner, Grimaldi Yeung Law Group

    Peter Travitsky
    New York Legal Assistance Group

    Malya Kurzweill Levin
    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice

  • 2:00 pm – 2:05 pm
    Introduction of Topics and Panelists

    2:05 pm – 2:55 pm
    New York Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney; Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts; Medicaid home care rules changes

    2:55 pm – 3:00 pm

    3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

    3:10 pm – 4:00 pm
    Medicaid redeterminations; Medicaid home care applications and assessment process; Q&A

    4:00 pm – 4:10 pm

    4:10 pm – 5:00 pm
    Elder abuse and its surge during the pandemic; addressing elder abuse Situations; Q&A

  • New York: 3.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 3.1 General
    California: 3.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Legal Problems of the Aging Committee, Peter Travitsky, Chair
    Small Law Firm, Anne Wolfson, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org