Senior Law Day at Ridge Road Park
Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced that the 22nd Annual Senior Law Day will take place on Thursday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Road in Hartsdale. The free event will be held outside, to enjoy the fresh air.
The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) will provide five educational talks on topics of interest to seniors and their families and one-on-one consultations with experienced elder law attorneys, certified financial planners, and geriatric care managers. County agencies and nonprofit organizations will also be available in a separate exhibitor tent during the event. Finally, the Westchester Library System (WLS) will have a new e-van on hand dedicated to promoting digital equity among English and Spanish speakers. The WLS team will help people with their devices and share library resources.
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 when you arrive. To register, call 813-6300. Free parking and restrooms are available.
The Workshops will focus on: Organizing Your Legal and Financial Affairs; Top Financial Concerns and Wishes; Top Housing Concerns; Trusts, Inheritance, and the Court System; Protecting Yourself. Melinda Bellus of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, Elena Falcone, Westchester Library System, and Sarah A. Steckler of Warshaw & Burstein, LLP, co-chair the Senior Law Day Collaborative. Sponsors of this year’s event are: Enea, Scan