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March 2017

2017 Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum

March 27, 2017 - March 29, 2017

Every year, the Alzheimer’s Association® organizes the Advocacy Forum, a 3-day event in Washington D.C in which advocates from all 50 states descend on our nation’s capital to directly engage members of Congress about the importance of making Alzheimer’s disease a national priority. This year, Miles P. Zatkowskyis proud to be in attendance. The first two days are focused on educating advocates about the Association’s current legislative priorities, and training attendees to effectively persuade members of Congress to support our

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April 2017

Alzheimer’s Association: Advocacy Committee Meeting

April 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As Vice Chair of the Rochester & Finger Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, Miles P. Zatkowsky will be attending the April 14th Advocacy Committee Meeting. Conquering Alzheimer's disease is as much a matter of public policy as scientific discovery. By raising important issues and educating elected officials as an Alzheimer's Association Advocate, WE can save lives. YOU can become an advocate, too. As advocates, we: Generate action from our elected officials Stay informed of the latest policy and legislative

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Legal and Financial Planning with Miles P. Zatkowsky, Esq.

April 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alzheimer's Association Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Presents: SATELLITE EDUCATION April 24, 2017 (3pm-5pm) : Legal and Financial Planning with Miles P. Zatkowsky, Esq. Learn what legal and financial issues to consider after a dementia diagnosis and what factors to address as you look to the future. Satellite Education sessions connect all ten counties with experts, specialists and Alzheimer’s Association staff to provide information on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. These sessions are facilitated by a team

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May 2017

Miles Zatkowsky to Present at Lifespan’s Ombudsman Training

May 1, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

The New York State Long-term Care Ombudsman program at Lifespan oversees nine counties in the Greater Rochester area. Ombudsmen advocate for individuals living in licensed long-term care communities – nursing homes, assisted living and adult care facilities - by resolving problems, protecting rights, advocating for dignity, and respect. Trained volunteers make weekly visits to assigned facilities so that residents receive the highest quality of life and care. Mandated trainings are held yearly. Attorney Miles Zatkowsky of RochesterElderLaw.com is pleased to

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Miles Zatkowsky to Present at 2017 MCBA Elder Law and Medicaid Update

May 4, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Attorney Miles P. Zatkowsky to present at the 2017 Monroe County Bar Association: Elder Law and Medicaid Update. This is an approved CLE program open for legal service providers that will include a Medicaid/Elder Law update with a review of recent court decisions, fair hearing decisions and proposed new laws and regulations. In addition, transfer rebuttals in nursing home cases will be discussed including strategies to employ and avoid and how to prepare for a fair hearing. The panelists will

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Miles P. Zatkowsky, Esq. To Speak On Veterans Benefits For Wartime Vets

May 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In collaboration with LawNY®, Rochester Elder Law Attorney Miles P. Zatkowsky will be speaking at Nixon Peabody on the availability of veterans benefits, otherwise known as "Aid and Attendance," for wartime veterans. LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people in 14 counties in western New York.

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Miles Zatkowsky to Present at Lifespan Event on Legal Aspects of Aging

May 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Attorney Miles Zatkowsky to present at The Summit at Brighton Lifespan event on the legal aspects of aging. He'll be covering everything you need to know about power of attorney, MOLST forms, health care proxy, trusts and wills. Reservations ARE required. Please call 244-8400, ext. 201 to register.

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June 2017

6th Annual Dr. Lemuel and Gloria Rogers African American Symposium

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

While the majority of the more than 5 million people in the United States living with Alzheimer's disease are white, studies have shown that African-Americans and Hispanics are at higher risk, according to data from the Alzheimer's Association. People of color are typically diagnosed at a later stage, when they need more care, and they are more likely to receive that care at home. Although, the demands of such care can feel isolating and all-consuming, caregivers should know they are

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October 2017

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way
Rochester, NY 14608
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On Saturday, October 21, 2017, in honor of everyone touched by Alzheimer's, we at Rochester Elder Law are helping to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's® to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. We'd love for you to join us! Please consider making a donation to help the Alzheimer's Association advance research into methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. From everyone here at Rochester Elder Law, we

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November 2017

Legal Aspects of Aging – To Be Rescheduled

November 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Heathwood Assisted Living, 100 Elderwood Ct
Penfield, NY 14526

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately this event has been CANCELLED for Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Please check back soon for a new date and time. We apologize for any inconvenience. Lifespan Presents Everything you need to know about power of attorney (and the new rules), MOLST forms, health care proxy, trusts and wills with Miles P. Zatkowsky, Esq. Reservations are required. Register online at: LifespanRochester.org or call 585-244-8400, ext. 201  

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