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23rd Annual Senior Law Day in Westchester County

Thanks to our committed county executive westchester county is hosting there 23rd Senior Law Day.

Elder law, financial and care issues for older adults will be some of the topics you can learn more about at the Annual Senior Law Day in Westchester County.

The program will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Road in Hartsdale.

The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services will provide five educational talks on topics of interest to seniors and their families. They will also offer one-on-one consultations with experienced elder law attorneys, certified financial planners and care navigation specialists.

What is Senior Law Day?

The Senior Law Day Collaborative offers free educational seminars and one-to-one 15-minute consultations, tapping the knowledge and energy of attorneys, financial planners, and care managers. They offer the opportunity to meet with experts who can provide authoritative advice on important, and sometimes not-so-easy to discuss topics.

The talks will focus on:

• Elder Law: Timeless Principles and New Developments
• Setting the Course for Independent Aging
• Understanding the Westchester Courts
• What Retirees Need to Know About Social Security
• Using Pooled Income Trusts to Qualify for Community Medicaid

County agencies and nonprofit organizations will also be available in a separate exhibitor tent during the event.

The program is hosted by Westchester County DSPS and the Senior Law Day Collaborative (SLDC). It is open to all County senior citizens and their families. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Sign-up for the free, 15-minute, one-on-one consultations will be available when you arrive.

To register in advance, call (914) 813-6300. Free parking and restrooms are available, with level areas for walking.

This event, originally held annually, has gained momentum in the county with municipalities endeavoring to sponsor it locally as day-long events and as a program series. The day-long program offers a choice of workshops, plus free 15-minute, one-on-one consultations with some of the county’s leading legal, financial and geriatric care experts. Some workshops are available in Spanish.

Latimer said: “We are offering Senior Law Day during one of the most challenging of times for our seniors, their families, and all Westchester residents. I want our older adults to remember that they are not alone during this time – we are here to help them. I encourage all of our seniors to take advantage of programs like Senior Law Day and many others, to help stay informed and active members of our County.”

For more information on the Senior Law Day Collaborative and resources available to support older adults in Westchester, please visit www.seniorlawday.info.

You may also visits www.ASolution4.com or call 914-584-2211 for more information on the event or how we can help.

OUR MISSION is to empower older adults and their families with the knowledge, resources, and support they need to make smart decisions about their care. We are here to guide you every step of the way, offering advocacy and personalized care plans with a compassionate touch. 

We work to enhance the quality of life for older adults and individuals with complex medical conditions who are frustrated and ready for a better way.

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