Law Firm GDGC Presents Fifth Annual Caregiver’s Conference

Melissa Negrin-Wiener

The elder law and estate planning firm of Genser Dubow Genser & Cona (GDGC) is pleased to present its fifth annual Caregiver’s Conference, titled “Embracing Aging on LI: Life Care Options at Every Stage” on Wednesday, April 25, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The conference will be held at the Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville.

Speaking at the event will be GDGC partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener who will discuss key topics of importance to caregivers, including: Planning Ahead to Protect Assets; Irrevocable Trusts; Crisis Planning; Qualifying for Medicaid; Home Care vs. Nursing Home Care; Pooled Income Trusts; and Protecting Retirement Income. Also featured are spokespersons from a variety of Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Life Plan Communities in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Amsterdam at Harborside, Jefferson’s Ferry, Fountaingate Gardens, and Peconic Landing. Melissa Katz with the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation will also speak on Adult Day Programs for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia and In-Home Respite for Caregivers.

“Elder caregiving is a stressful and demanding job,” noted GDGC managing partner Jennifer Cona. “Our annual conference provides vital information and resources for caregivers and their loved ones. We educate both seniors and caregivers and bring together important community partners, each of whom plays a role in supporting the health and care of seniors on Long Island.”

Based in Melville Genser Dubow Genser & Cona LLP is a well-respected law firm concentrating in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, disability planning and health care facility representation. GDGC is committed to providing the highest quality legal services, emphasizing the personal component of client service. GDGC prides itself on maintaining long-term, partnering relationships with clients so as to provide the best total solution to the client’s legal service needs. The firm has been ranked the #1 Elder Law Firm by Long Island Business News for the past seven consecutive years and was honored as “A Firm That Makes a Difference” by the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA-LI).

The conference is open to the public and free of charge. RSVP by April 20 to or call 631-390-5000. For additional information, visit

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