Upcoming Community Events
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Location: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave, White Plains, NY
Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Senior Law Day offers free educational seminars and one-on-one, 15-minute consultations with attorneys and financial planners. This is your opportunity to learn from and meet with experts who offer free advice on important, and sometimes not-so-easy to discuss Elder law topics such as:
- Housing options,
- Wills vs. trusts,
- Ways to pay for long-term care, and
- How to put your estate in order.
Register for Senior Law Day here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Location: Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc., 10 County Center Road (2nd floor), White Plains, NY 10607
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Lower Hudson Special Education Task Force is hosting a Lunch & Learn (attendees may bring a brown bag lunch) addressing Executive Functioning on Thursday, October 18th from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Westchester Independent Living Center in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, 10 County Center Road, White Plains.Parents, school personnel and community providers are invited to join us for this informative workshop which will focus onpractical tips and interventions that parents and teachers can implement at home and in the classroom to improve students’ executive functions, including: using a planner, completing large tasks, time management, managing distractions, and organization.Rachel Haddad, Psy.D of Cognitive Behavioral Associates (CBC) will present: Setting the Stage for Success: An Expert’s Tips on Enhancing Executive Functioning at School and at Home.
Please see the attached flyer for complete details and registration information. Click here for the event flyer. Registration is required. If you have problems registering, please call Jessica Baumann at Putnam Independent Living Services: 845.228.7457 x1108 or email Jbaumann@putnamils.org.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Location: The Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The use of revocable trusts in estate planning is on the rise. Like a will, a trust is an estate planning document that is used to pass assets on to beneficiaries at death. However, a revocable trust provides other advantages as well.
Amy C. O’Hara, Esq., of Littman Krooks LLP will explain the benefits of incorporating a revocable trust as part of your estate plan. Topics covered will include:
• How a revocable trust is different from a will
• Interactions between a trust and a will
• How and why you can benefit from using a trust in your estate plan
Friday, October 26, 2018
Location: Putnam Independent Living Services, 1441 Route 22, Suite 204, Brewster, NY
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Come learn how to advocate for your own children within the special education system as well as how to become an effective member of your child’s CSE team.
Some of the topics will include: Developing an Educational Records Binder, How to Communicate Effectively with your District/Team, What is Advocacy, Understanding the CSE process, Rules and Regulations governing the Special Education Process, Understanding your Child’s Evaluations and IEP. For more information, click here.
Littman Krooks special education advocate, Sandi Rosenbaum, to speak on Understanding Your Child’s Evaluations.
Registration is required for this event. Register here.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Webinar: Transition Planning
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Littman Krooks educational advocate, Sandi Rosenbaum, to present on transition planning. Registration is required for this event. Details to follow.